Expansive Outdoor Areas

Always Faithful Equestrian Club’s expansive grounds and riding areas are designed to permit numerous riders the ability to enjoy riding outdoors. The open-air arenas, bridle paths, and exercise tracks are surrounded by luscious landscape with ornamental horticulture throughout, offering a sense of limitless space and privacy as our riders pursue their training regimens. Direct access to well-maintained trails with bridle paths that course throughout Northern Illinois forest preserves offers those that enjoy outdoor trail riding seemingly endless grounds to explore while adventuring off AFEC property.

Equine Outdoor Areas

  • Meticulously maintained riding surfaces
  • Ten-acres of open grass areas in the north field
  • One mile long, contiguous, on-property, perimeter bridle path with proprietary felted sand footing and underlying quick drain systems
  • Sixteen all-weather turnout paddocks with proprietary felted sand footing, quick dry drain systems, and banded safety electrical fencing
  • Fourteen premium grass turnout paddocks
  • Lunging ring with proprietary felted sand footing and quick drain system
  • Gazebo equine carousel walker
  • Comprehensive storm management drainage and water recycling systems provide rapid recovery of riding surfaces, with effective high volume drainage, and retention for recycled water redistributed for irrigation to all landscaped areas
  • Direct access to forest preserve horse trails with over 20 miles of maintained paths