Danada Equestrian Center

Wheaton, Ill.


Danada Forest Preserve
3S507 Naperville Road
Wheaton, Ill. 60189
(630) 668-6012
Hours: The equestrian center grounds and the surrounding Danada Forest Preserve are open daily one hour after sunrise to one hour after sunset. The equestrian center administrative office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is closed on weekends and select holidays.
Admission: Free to forest preserve and equestrian center. Fees for lessons, camps, tours and hayrides.

The Danada Equestrian Center welcomes visitors of all ages, offering educational and recreational enrichment programs rooted in Danada’s unique equine heritage. Anyone ages 12 through adult can gain hands-on experience grooming, saddling and riding horses through group, private and semi-private lessons for beginner to advanced skills. Casual riding is not offered. In addition to lesson programs, Danada offers Camp Danada: Spring Break, Camp Danada:  Winter Break, and 10 weeks of summer camp. These camps introduce campers ages 10 to 14 to the daily activities of a working barn and include interaction with horses, plus horse-related arts, crafts, and games. Guided group tours can be scheduled year-round to gain insight into the world of horses. The surrounding Danada Preserve offers multi-purpose trails, picnicking and fishing at Rice Lake.

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