All equine athletes need the best care.

Mental fitness is a very important aspect of Isola's training philosophy. The miles of rolling hills and lovely trails we have provide excellent physical conditioning as well as the mental stimulation your horse needs to thrive. 

Along with our beautiful trails we offer state-of- the-art Equine Sports Therapy that includes:  

Eight Horse Eurosizer        

Game Ready Ice Compression Therapy       Centurion Magnetic Pulse blanket/hoof pad

Heat Solarium

To inquire about training contact
David Murdoch at 650-867-8201

At Isola, your success truly is our passion.

For more than 30 years, David Murdoch's Isola Stables has provided a strong foundation to build your success as a rider through their renowned training program.


At Isola, it's all about quality performances - improving your riding skills and preparing you to rise to the next level of competition.

The "Team Isola" Training program focuses on Hunter/Jumpers. David Murdoch competed at the elite levels of the sport. He works closely with riders and their horses in support of their goals.

The Isola training program offers riders every tool for their success. Private and small group lessons are tailored to the needs of the individual horse and rider. Isola Show Stables attends a regular schedule of A-level shows and competitions on the west coast as well as National Finals.

Our greatest asset…Good Horsemanship and Attention to Detail

Isola Stables ~ 3639 Alpine Road Portola Valley, CA 94028 Contact (650) 867-8201 ~