Craig Memorial Equestrian Center
Craig Memorial Equestrian Center (CMEC) is a locally-owned and operated stable located in Leverett, MA, just 15 minutes away from UMass Amherst. Roberta Bryant is a caring, talented, and experienced, lifelong competitive trail rider, and, Morab breeder, who has kept the doors of our lesson program open for over 40 years! In addition to our lesson program, we offer vacation & summer programs, boarding, leasing and access to miles of trails up Roaring Brook Mountain. As well as community events such as the Franklin County 4-H Horse Show, an annual Gymkhana series, Pleasure Rides, Clinics and an annual ECTRA-sanctioned 25 mile Competitive Trail Ride!
At Craig Memorial Equestrian Center, we emphasize safety, learning, and, cultivating meaningful relationships with our horsey friends. All riders are required to wear safety helmets when mounted, to participate in horsemanship activities, and we make it fun!
Craig Memorial Equestrian Center also hosts a slew of events for riders all across the state including a Summer/Fall Gymkhana series, 4-H and Schooling Shows, Clinics, Pleasure Rides, and last but not least, an annual, ECTRA-sanctioned 25 mile Competitive Trail Ride!
Summer Camp 2023
2023 Summer Camp starts in July. If interested, call Sarah (413) 270-5580.
Craig Memorial Equestrian Center is giving full-time riding lessons. If interested, call Sarah (413) 270-5580.
Riding Instructor Program
We are thinking about a riding instructor program. Call (413) 549-1213 if interested.
Stalls available with runs and pasture turnout. We have miles of trails, an outdoor show ring, and a 120'x60' indoor ring.
We're now doing trails. Call (413) 270-5580 for an appointment.
Work for Riding Available
Call for work times. Children and adults eligible. Call Bert at (413) 549-1213.
Horses For Lease
We have a number of intermediate and advanced horses for lease. Partial lease $300.00 per month or full lease $500.00 per month.
See our horses for lease.
470 Long Plain Road
Leverett, MA 01054
Directions From Rt 9 in Hadley, Massachusetts:
Head north on 116 for about 3 miles then take the exit for highway 63 North. Make a left at the intersection and follow 63 North for 5 miles. You'll see us on your left! Look for the little white house and the big arena out front!
Boarding Options Available Now
For more information on availability and/or to schedule a tour, please visit our "Boarding and Leasing" page or call our farm office at (413) 336-1081 or (413) 549-1213
For boarding, leasing, and working opportunities only, call Roberta Bryant at: (413) 549-1213 or (413) 336-1081
Since 1970, Roberta Bryant has devoted her life to creating a safe, accessible, and supportive environment for all members of our community to bond with horses and learn valuable life lessons.
At 88 years old, Bert continues to teach and mentor young riders, and spread the wellness that horse relationships provide, but we need your help.