To teach lessons and train horses at the Riding Center, all trainers must:

1. Register with the Barrington Hills Park District

2. Carry $1 Million or more in liability insurance naming Barrington Hills Park District as an additional insured. Proof of insurance must be either emailed to the Park District at,, or mailed to, Barrington Hills Park District 364 Bateman Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010

3. Use the Trainer Calendar to schedule their lesson times all year round

4. Sign a Park District Waiver of Release/Helmet Policy; Trainer Rules; Riding Center Rules

Trainer’s Registration Information:

Annual Trainer Registration – June 1 through June 30

When trainers register between June 1 and June 30, during the annual registration period, the fee is $75. Between July 1, and May 31, the fee is $100.00.

Registration may be completed by using our electronic form. It’s fast, easy, and secure. Mail your check to Barrington Hills Park District, 364 Bateman Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010.

Trainers may not train at the Riding Center until their registration has been authorized by the Park Board and insurance and payment requirements have been met.

Essential Links & Information for Trainers:

Trainer Registration

(includes Wavier of Release & Helmet Policy/Facility Rules/Trainer Rules)

Online Calendar

After your registration is authorized and we received your payment and certificate of insurance, you will receive an email invitation to register with, our online lesson calendar.

Review and follow the Park District’s Rule and Regulations:

* Riding Center General Facility Rules & Regulations

* Trainer Rules and Regulations

* Riding Ring Etiquette

For the current list of trainers who are authorized to instruct riders at the Riding Center, please email:

The trainers listed are not employees or independent contractors of, or affiliated in any manner with the Barrington Hills Park District (“BHPD”). They are individuals who have registered with BHPD in order to use the BHPD Riding Center to provide training lessons to/for their own clients. The following list of trainers is provided for informational purposes only and does not represent an endorsement by BHPD of any trainer on the list. The qualifications listed next to each registered trainer’s name have been provided by that trainer. BHPD has not researched or conducted any reference or background check on any trainer and makes no representation regarding any trainer’s qualifications, character, fitness or competence to provide lessons to you, your minor child or ward, or to provide training of your horse. Individuals seeking lessons or horse training from one of the trainers listed herein must conduct their own such investigation or otherwise satisfy themselves that a selected trainer is qualified, fit and competent to provide lessons to them and/or their minor child or ward or to train their horse. The Barrington Hills Park District Trainer Registration Policy applies to both trainers teaching/coaching students from the ground or from the saddle, and trainers training horses from the ground or from the saddle.  Both require registration with the Barrington Hills Park District to be eligible to use the Riding Center for training activities.

WARNING:  Under the Illinois Equine Activity Liability Act, each participant who engages in an equine activity expressly assumes the risks of engaging in and legal responsibility for injury, loss, or damage to person or property resulting from equine activities.