Isola Riding Academy

Every Olympian starts somewhere and Isola Stables can take you from your first lesson to your first horse show all the way to your first Grand Prix.


In house we have Isola Riding Academy where all ages can learn from experienced and certified instructors. Many of our Academy horse and ponies are retired show performers.

​​They are selected to provide students with a safe and educated platform to start their riding life.


From the riding academy students have the opportunity to join the lease program, experience horse shows in house or on the “A” circuit.


As needed, David Murdoch can find you the horse that meets your dream. Whether its your first cross rail hunter or your next Grand Prix horse,  David’s skill in selecting the right horse is second to none.   


While in the academy, many younger students take advantage of our Pony Club Riding Center. The national program provides teamwork, camaraderie and horsemanship.

Isola Riding Academy is associated with and members of the following associations.

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