At Sweet Oaks, we are building a reputation as a true Southern California oasis.
The energy here is palpable — from the beautifully-maintained grounds to the good-natured horses — everything about this place is inviting and welcoming. Visit Sweet Oaks and find out what makes this place so unique.
Sweet Oaks offers English, Western and dressage (traditional and western) lessons for all levels of equestrians from beginner to advanced competitor. Our riding program focuses on developing proper riding techniques to ensure safe riders and happy horses. We strive to achieve harmony between horse and rider in a high-quality learning environment where students and horses establish a positive partnership.
Students are taught in a way that increases their knowledge of biomechanics so that they can optimize their riding ability. Students ages four and up can expand their riding skills in a safe, wholesome, family-oriented environment. Our team of friendly, experienced riding instructors ensures safe riders and happy horses.
Sarah Lynn Gibbs comes from several generations of teachers but decided early in life that her classroom was going to be an arena. She is an exceptional communicator and her students respect her attention to detail, and devotion to their growth and success.
Sarah Lynn has more than 15 years of experience coaching students of all ages and skill levels and in various disciplines. She is extremely versatile and focuses on teaching horses and riders balanced riding, to help them excel in their discipline. Sarah Lynn is a firm believer that through gymnastic development, horses can be trained properly in any discipline and create superb athletes. Her students range from competitive hunter jumper and dressage riders to backyard trail riders and former reining competitors.
Sarah Lynn is a graduate of the “Train the Trainers” program for Western Dressage Association of America, and teaches both western and traditional dressage, in addition to general horsemanship in the English and western disciplines.
Her accomplishments include piloting the 2009 CRHA Junior Horse of the Year and winning the 2009 NRHA Cactus Classic Limited Open class and earning the 2016 California Gypsy Horse Club’s Southern Show Open High Point Title. In 2016, Sarah Lynn piloted Gypsy Moon’s John Kent, a Gypsy Vanner, to earn a gold medallion, the highest national rating possible within the Gypsy Vanner Horse Society.
We know that you want the very best for your horses and Sweet Oaks offers a safe, well-maintained, and peaceful environment for them to call home.
Sweet Oaks is a gated facility with twelve spacious stalls solely dedicated to our boarding clients. We offer a variety of daily, weekly, and monthly boarding programs to meet your needs.
As a boarding client, you have access to our beautiful 28 acre property with several pastures and arenas that include a 120’ round arena, a 190’ x 300’ Main Arena with Shock Stop rubber footing to provide optimal safety and peak performance for both horses and riders, a variety of jumps, and a dressage court.
In addition, our state-of-the-art equestrian equipment is available for your use and includes access to our Centaur Equineciser hot walker, round pen, hot and cold water wash racks, and shared tack room.
Our experienced, on-site equestrian team is available daily from 7 AM to 7 PM to provide you with peace of mind and ensure that your horses are treated the utmost attention and care.