Equestrian Center

Morven Park International Equestrian Center is a premier competition venue located in Loudoun County, VA and attracts some of the world's top riders.

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Calling all Alumni! 
Morven Park International Equestrian Institute (MPIEI) announces 2018 Reunion

Fifty years ago, in 1968, the Morven Park International Equestrian Institute (MPIEI) graduated its first class of students, ultimately becoming the most prestigious U.S. equestrian school of its time. To commemorate this historic event, Morven Park will celebrate the school’s history and accomplishments with a 50-Year Reunion in conjunction with the Park’s 2018 Fall International Horse Trials, Oct. 5-7. All those associated with the school—students, instructors, and staff members—from the first class of 1968 through the final graduation in 1991, are invited to attend.

CLICK HERE to see the Reunion events schedule and to register to attend.

Morven Park is eager to hear from anyone who had a personal connection to MPIEI. If you or someone you know played a part in its notable history, please email events@morvenpark.org or call 703-777-2414 ext. 6615 for full details about the reunion.

Morven Park International Equestrian Center needs your support!

Currently, Morven Park is working to renovate and replace the equestrian competition facilities, barns, and other buildings. These updates should ensure that Morven Park remains a unique, impressive, and exceptional venue for all equestrians using the facilities. CLICK HERE to see site plans, photos and to learn more about the Equestrian Center Revitalization.

To support the renovations, please consider making a donation of any amount.


Become an Equestrian Patron today! Make a donation of $250 or more to join Morven Park's Equestrian Patron Program. Visit www.MorvenPark.org/Patron for more details.

History of the Equestrian Center:

The Equestrian Center grew out of the original Morven Park Equestrian Institute - a school built around training equestrians to become riding instructors. Founded in 1967, the MPIEI graduated around 40 students per year until 1991. Those MPIEI alumni are still active members of the international horse industry through training, breeding, and instruction. Many also remain actively supportive of Morven's modern equestrian programs. 

The Morven Park International Equestrian Center today:

With 1,000 acres of open space, Morven Park is host to:

  • 60+ days of equestrian competition every year
  • Training sessions for the North American Junior and Young Rider competitors and the U.S. Eventing Team
  • Loudoun Hunt Pony Club, educating the next generation of riders
  • Community use for lessons, events, trail riding, and educational programs

In addition to holding competitions and events, Morven also welcomes riders in the community to rent facilities such as the indoor/outdoor arenas, stalls, fields for trail riding, the cafe and show office, and the Hofmann Building classroom. Learn more about renting and using the equestrian facilities here.

Morven Park thanks the Virginia Horse Industry Board for its support.