About Us

Horse Boarding
Boulder Creek Equestrian Center is the premier horse boarding and training facility in the Cedar Rapids area. We work hard every day to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for the avid equestrian and the beginner horse owner. The staff at Boulder Creek is devoted to providing outstanding care for your horse in any of our 75 heated stalls or in one of the lush green pastures. Our facility is modern and complete with everything a horseman dreams of having in a stable including two wash racks with hot and cold water, a customer lounge with a working kitchen, two heated bathrooms and a washer and dryer. The indoor arena at Boulder Creek is large and spacious allowing for multiple people to use it at once without over crowding. There are two outdoor arenas and an outdoor round pen as well.

Boulder Creek's location is just a short drive from the Iowa Equestrian Center at Kirkwood for those that like to show. The stable is also close to Matsell Bridge and Squaw Creek Park for the trail riding enthusiasts.

Our Riding Areas Include:

  • large indoor arena (80x150)
  • large sand-based outdoor arena (150x 200)
  • small size regulation dressage ring
  • large outdoor roundpen

Our Facilities

  • Knowledgeable staff
  • 75 spacious heated stalls ranging in size including 10x10, 10x 12, and a few 10x20 stalls
  • 12 outdoor paddocks for turn-out
  • 2 large pastures with Nelson automatic waterers and horse "friendly" fencing
  • Pasture horses checked at least twice daily
  • 6 dry lots for special needs horses
  • a customer lounge
  • 2 heated bathrooms
  • washer and dryer for boarder use
  • multiple cross-tie areas
  • 2 wash stalls with hot and cold water
  • regularly scheduled farrier and veterinary service
  • Medical treatment area with stocks

Our Staff

In addition to our full-time staff, we have experienced part-time staff to assist feeding, watering, turn-out, and stall cleaning.

Horse Riding Lessons

Danielle Baker

Danielle Baker began riding horses at eight years old. She started out trail riding and eventually progressed to showing horses. Danielle has experience in both western pleasure and dressage and enjoys sharing her passion for horses with children. Danielle's career in the horse world has included such activities as guiding organized trail rides, participating as a drill team member for five years, and training horses. Danielle currently gives lessons to children and serves as a board member for the Iowa Dressage club (IaDCTA), through which, she has assisted in hosting several shows throughout the year.

Danielle currently has three horses and as a fellow horse owner, she understands the importance of happy and healthy horses and thus she strives to ensure that all of the horses in her care at Boulder Creek Equestrian Center are provided with outstanding care.

Horse Training

Linzy Lemming

Linzy Lemming grew up in Indiana and in 2009 she moved to Iowa to attend Iowa State University. She achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 2014. Linzy has worked with animals most of her life, and grew up showing cattle, specializing in Shorthorn cattle. Although her love for horses has been on-going throughout her life, she has had greater opportunity to ride and work with horses on a more regular basis since moving to Iowa. Linzy currently owns a Missouri Fox Trotter gelding, Robbie, and a young APHA gelding, Slim. She enjoys trail-riding, western riding, and is beginning to ride English as well.

Linzy has extensive knowledge in animal nutrition and is invested in ensuring that the animals in her care receive the best care possible. She looks forward to continuing to make an impact each day at the Boulder Creek Equestrian Center.