Welcome to Paramount Equestrian Centre
We welcome you to our equestrian centre and invite you to tour our website. Paramount is a full service equine facility located just 2 km south of the Calgary city limits. We have been a family run stable for the past 35 years.
Our program offers instruction and coaching for the beginner riders through to the advanced levels of showjumping. The certified instructors offer this diverse program so that you can aspire to whatever level of riding you wish to accomplish whether it be recreational adult or competitive junior rider. Included with the lessons is the opportunity to complete Equestrian Canada certification programs.
Paramount also offers numerous other services such as summer riding camps, horse boarding, training, leasing and sales. Riders also have the chance to compete in the two novice rider shows and three Hunter/Jumper shows that are hosted annually our show grounds.
We hope you enjoy your tour and contact us for any further information you my need
Riding Lessons and Coaching
Paramount offers lessons from beginner riders that have no riding experience to advanced riders.
Our large school horse program has many experienced horses that are suitable for the beginner rider to the intermediate rider. Advanced riders have the option of using their own horses, leasing horses or having one of the trainers at Paramount to help you purchase a new equine partner.
Lessons are available all days of the week and both, daytime and evening times are available.
Paramount riders and trainers attend numerous competitions per year. The trainers at Paramount provide the coaching at all shows whether they are local, provincial or anywhere in North America. Examples of show destinations have been Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Thunderbird Show Park in Langley BC and International Desert Horse Show in Palm Springs California. Paramount also hosts 5 shows per year at the Paramount show grounds.
Paramount also provides a horse transportation service for all Paramount clients
Horse Boarding and Facilities
Paramount offers both Indoor Full Service Board and Outdoor Board. Boarding rates range from $400.00 per month to $1200.00 per month depending on number of horses boarded and services provided. All boarders have full use of the indoor heated facilities and outdoor riding rings
Indoor board is in a large heated barn with 10×10 stalls with soft stall flooring and automatic waters.
Outdoor board is in large outdoor fields with pasture or free choice hay. Fields have shelters and/or wind break fencing. Outdoor board have a large heated barn to tack up and keep tack in lockers or their own tack boxes
The trainers at Paramount ride a variety of horses at different levels of training.
*Young horses that have not been started
*Horses that are starting to jump and do basic dressage
*Horses that are competing at hunter and jumper shows up to advanced levels
*Training packages are created for each individual horse and client.
Paramount has a variety of horses for sale at different levels and price ranges
Paramount is proud to be an official certified stable to evaluate and administer testing for several national and provincial riding and coaching certification programs. The following programs were offer are:
P’ tit trot Alberta Equestrian Federation Certificate
These certificate programs are embedded into our daily lessons where the riders are working toward their certificates in every lesson regardless of if or when they would like to be evaluated. To get more information and study material go to albertequestrianfederation.com and equinecanada.com
The following shows are hosted at Paramount and run on our national level competition rings
26,27 May 2023
The Novice Rider Circuit is intended for RIDERS that are in their first years of showing and have not competed higher than 2’9″
Paramount Hunter / Jumper Shows
The Paramount Hunter Jumper Show Series is intended for HORSES AND RIDERS that are at all levels of their jumping careers. The Series are PROVINCIALLY RATED shows and are point accumulating shows for the JUMP ALBERTA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Jump Into Summer
June 2-3-4, 2023
Jumping the Heat
July 21-22-23, 2023
Paramount Summer Classic
August 11-12-13, 2023
Summer Riding Camps
Paramount has been offering summer riding camps for the past 23 years. The camps are for kids 6 to 14 years of age that have never been on a horse or are at a novice to intermediate level of riding.
The camps go from Monday to Friday 9:00 to 4:00 in our indoor and outdoor riding rings. For a small additional fee before and after camp supervision is available.
July 3 – 7, 2023 FULL
July 24 – 28, 2023
July 31 – August 4, 2023
August 21 – 25, 2023 FULL
Campers ride twice per day for 1 to 1.5 hours per session depending on the weather and ability of the campers. Other activities during the day include feeding, horse care, tacking up, shoeing and vet demonstrations (when available), equine scavenger hunts and occasionally a sprinkler or slip- and- slide activity on extremely hot days .
Price $595.00 plus tax
Meet the Team
- Advanced Riding Instructor and Trainer
- Certified Coach Level II
- 25 years of competition experience in show-
- Paramount Operating Manager and Horse Show Director
- Lesson and Summer
- Riding Camp Coordinator
- Account Manager
- Riding Instructor and Coach
- 15+ years of competition experience in hunter/jumper
- Completed Level 8 of the Learn to Ride (LTR) Progam via British Pony Club
- Riding Instructor
- 37 years in the horse industry
- dressage, jumper, western discipline
- Riding Instructor and Coach
- NCCP Level 1 Coach
- Completed Level 8 of the Learn to Ride (LTR) Program
- Learn to Ride Evaluator from Levels 1-8
- Lesson Coordinator and Horse Trainer
- Riding Instructor
- 10 years riding / competition experience in hunter / jumper