MLC Farm at By the hounds farm, is a private full service horse boarding, lesson and training facility located in the heart of Dutchess County horse country in Millbrook, NY. The farm offers modern facilities on 68 prime country acres and is surrounded by hundreds of Millbrook Hunt trails. Facilities include a large 35 stall barn attached to a 175×100 Indoor Arena with new footing. The barn also includes two wash stalls and four grooming stalls. A 10 stall Hunt Barn with wash stall and tack room are adjacent to the Indoor. Both barns overlook a 300 x 165 outdoor sand arena which is surrounded by a beautiful scenic view of the country. The barn was the original stable for Bennet College in the mid 1970’s and is now called By the Hounds Farm.
Lessons are available to students of all ages and levels. We provide training for jumpers, hunters, equitation and hunt horses. MLC Farm has a small competitive show team which allows students the personalized instruction they need to succeed in the show ring. No matter if you are a horse show rider, pleasure rider or weekend rider, we focus on your goals and thrive to achieve that in your riding. We also welcome our Millbrook visitors who come up for the weekend to visit one of the counties exclusive gun clubs or fabulous wineries which are minutes from the farm. Our private setting and relaxed staff allows are riders to feel comfortable and allows them to enjoy the horses and their time in Millbrook.