Welcome to Phoenix Equestrian Center, LLC

Home of Oxbow Stables and Riding Club

Oxbow Stables offers English horseback riding lessons in Hamburg, NJ and is set on 80 acres in the Sussex county area of Northern New Jersey. Oxbow Stables is home to over forty five horses, and generations of riders that call it home and enjoying the numerous events and riding activities offered there.

Oxbow is dedicated to the art of traditional horsemanship.  Our primary equestrian disciplines are Show Jumping, Dressage, Stadium Jumping, and Cross Country, however all riders are welcome.  We are a very active stable, providing lessons, horse training, horse care, transportation and preparing for numerous eventing competitions throughout the year.  Horse Camp in addition to the USEA recognized horse trials, our calendar includes schooling on premises, eventing horse shows, clinics, combined tests, outings to the beach, public parks, hunter paces and alternative events so our students receive an all-rounded education. Our instruction program is devoted to teaching horsemanship based on traditional principles. Our students included are adults, children and seniors, beginners to advanced. We work within your “comfort zone” to achieve all your goals.

*Note to Groupon customers: You must call and schedule your riding lesson at least 24 hrs. in advance. This allows us to insure a horse and instructor will be available for your use during a time convenient for you.


Client Testimonials

Interested in working with us? Check out some of our client testimonials below!

“Thanks so much for having the girls and me to the dinner last night. It is always one of my favorite nights of the year. I love the team work that the Saturday program cultivates, and I love watching the girls recognize the growth they’ve made year to year. It is a one of a kind program, and I know exactly how much hard work it takes to pull it off. As always, it was a night of smiles and laughter in the midst of a very long and cold winter.

Good luck with the spring season and hope to see you at one of the shows this year. “


“All of us from West Milford Equestrian Center were very happy with the organization, smooth running of the event and the great stall accommodations during the show. Each time any of us had a question, we were treated with respect and every question was answered thoroughly, politely and with a smile. We were even asked from time to time if there was anything we needed and were offered hay for our horses if needed and assistance when we were moving out on our way home.

The judge, Cheryl Ash, was a delight and since it was the first time I ever did a Fix A Test, I had no idea what to expect. What a treat!!! She was so engaging and her desire for each one of us to do our best and come away with something to work on to improve our horse and ourselves gives me the desire to ride for her again. I look forward to showing her my progress and how much her genuine desire to teach touched me. When ever it is offered, I will always take advantage of the Fix A Test.

Our group looks forward to your October 22 event and I am especially eyeing up your beginner cross country course. It looks like the perfect opportunity to have a bit of fun with my horses.”

Suzanne Wilt – West Milford Equestrian Center

“Over the past five to six years that I’ve been doing clinics at Oxbow, I have found the facility, management, the riding and the horses to continue to improve. There is an evolution to the standard of excellence that everyone at Oxbow is trying to achieve.”

Michael Page – Olympian hunt seat winner