Learn to ride and love horses here!

Back Bay Farm is a premier hunter equitation training and boarding stable located in Ipswich, Massachusetts. We offer training, lessons, showing, full board, sales and leasing. Whether you are just starting out or have been competitively riding for years, BBF has a program that is tailored to your needs. New clients are always welcome. Contact us for a visit or come watch a lesson.


Back Bay Farm, a competitive show stable, attends horse shows throughout the year, all over the east coast. The Back Bay Farm team celebrates each individual success at the in-gate, whether it be a championship ribbon, a super-difficult combination of fences, or finishing their very first lead-line class.


Back Bay Farm offers horse boarding and horse training. We are competitively priced for clients with privately owned horses. New boarders are always welcome!

Lesson Program

Back Bay Farm offers year round horseback riding lessons for all ages and abilities. School lessons are reasonably priced with NEW packages coming soon. We offer practice riding for all clients in our current school program

What are they saying about Back Bay Farm?

Rose Wosepka, Rider
I came to Back Bay Farm about a year ago and I couldn’t be happier! Everyone is so welcoming and encouraging that I felt right at home. With Robin and Megan’s coaching I was able to move from timidly jumping cross rails to comfortably showing 3ft. This past year has been a blast and I can’t wait for the future. I’m so happy I chose to come to Back Bay.
Alexandra Drane, Parent of Rider
‘Back Bay continues to be one of the single most important experiences in our daughter’s life.  The extraordinary coaching, the discipline across the program in creating independent, hard-working, kind and respectful athletes, and the camaraderie among the riders has created a level of self-confidence that was unprecedented.    While there is no pressure to show, for riders who do choose to compete, there is a strong focus on challenging young riders to take very seriously all aspe…