The University of Findlay

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  1. Equestrian/Pre-Vet Facilities

    Explore our outstanding equestrian riding & animal science farms.


    1. Western Equestrian Facility

      This 152-acre farm, developed by and purchased from renowned horseman Dale Wilkinson, houses both the Western Equestrian Studies Program and Animal Science Program.  The equestrian facilities includes two indoor arenas, classroom and student lounge space, outdoor arenas, stables and tac space. 

    2. Dale E. Wilkinson Arena

      The Dale Wilkinson Arena is named after world-renowned horseman, Dale Wilkinson. Wilkinson sold the farm to UF in 1984.

    3. Outdoor Facilties

    4. Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building

      The Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building is a 31,000-square-foot facility with two 5-seat classrooms, a laboratory, a pharmacy, instructional demonstration areas, holding pens and other animal servicing areas.​

    5. James L. Child Jr. Equestrian Complex

      This 32-acre farm, named after the late University trustee James L. Child Jr., houses the English equestrian studies program, which has won an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national title, several reserve titles and numerous individual honors. It also includes University Equine Veterinary Services Inc. and borders an adjacent, 30-acre nature preserve.​

    6. Child Equestrian Complex Indoor Arena

    7. Outdoor English Riding Facilities