Cornerstone on the Vermillion
4650 200th St EHastings, MN

We are a premier horse training and boarding facility located in Hastings, Minnesota. We welcome all riding disciplines and specialize in hunter-jumper and western performance riding.

Cornerstone on the Vermillion Hunter Jumper Invitational

Horse Boarding

Cornerstone on the Vermillion is one of Minnesota's finest Equestrian Training and Boarding Facilities. We offer 28 beautiful acres along the Vermillion River with a state-of-the-art 80X225 heated indoor arena and pastures and riding trails. All disciplines WELCOME! Click here for an aerial video of our facilities.

Our horse facility includes all the amenities you expect at a first class facility.

  • Heated 80' X 225' indoor riding arena
  • 50 indoor stalls with automatic waters
  • 26 premium stalls that are 14' X 14'
  • 14 paddocks made with safety panels and 3 large multi-acre pastures
  • 150' X 300' lighted outdoor arena
  • Riders lounge with capacity for 75 and 3 tier stadium seating to enjoy watching the arena activities
  • Large wash stall with infrared heating & warm/cold water, multiple tack rooms, lunch room and conference room, heated tack rooms, Restrooms with showers
  • Security perimeter fence with access code and security video system of property and barns and arena
  • On-site facility manager
  • Certified hay: Pure alfalfa and alfalfa grass blend and pure grass fed to horses; owners choice.
  • Premium shavings and show blend feed provided
  • Daily turn out
  • Trailer Parking

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Ride with Confidence while Inspiring the CanDo Spirit in You!

We welcome all ages and levels of horseback riders including those that have never ridden before. Our Experienced coaching Team consists of Grand Prix and World Show expertise in a variety of Western and English disciplines. Our performance horsemanship lessons-mentoring sessions are customized to a rider's particular desire and aspiration.

Private Lessons
Semi-Private (2 riders)
Group (3-4 riders)

If you would rather not ride and are interested in starting horses we have a program for you. We teach ground work and how to partner with these magnificent animals and help you understand how their minds and bodies work. Please contact us for additional information or to reserve your time with us today.


Please contact us for additional information or to sign up for any of our camps.

Youth Horse Camp

Recommended Age: 4-17
$400 for 4-day camps
$250 for 2-day camps

An exciting 4-day camp where participants spend all their time with horses experiencing both Western and English riding, groundwork and horsemanship. We welcome all riding abilities and those who have never rode before to join us for a fun filled, action packed youth camp with horses.

June 3-6, 2024
June 17-20, 2024
July 22-25, 2024
August 5-80, 2024
August 26-29, 2024
*All sessions held from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Youth Equestrian Club

Recommended Age: 5-18
Cost: $270 per 6-week session

Step into the Equestrian world enjoying the sportsmanship and camaraderie with a variety of outstanding horses. Youth riding horses together, every week in our indoor or outdoor arenas! Discover a true partnership between rider and horse. A great time and place to make new friends. All riding abilities welcome. All horses all the time!

*All sessions held from 6:30-7:45 PM

Group Riding Lessons

Cost: $180 per 4-week session

*All sessions held from 6:30-7:30 PM

Horse Training - No Experience Required!

Recommended Age: 12+
Cost: $180

Would you like to learn how to train a horse? NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! We are offering a unique, hands on experience where you will be coached to train one of our Cornerstone horses and experience the amazing transformation (for both horse and trainer) over the course of 6 weeks. You will be able to choose the area you'd like to purse ranging from colt starting and round pen training, ground manners etc. through advanced riding maneuvers.

Horse Building Strong Families

Cost: $100 fam of 2, + $35 ea. addt'l, max $200

Bring the family for this 2-hour event of horse activities! Experience "heartland Style" horse training in real time, riding English and Western, roping, reining and more! Old or young, experience or none, what a great activity to do as a family. Apprenticeships for those who are dreaming of an equestrian future!

Woman Strong Cowgirl Series

Recommended Age: 16+
Cost: $75 per 3 hour session

Courage, Grit and Determination... If you have never ridden a horse or are an excellent rider, this is for you! Each participant will have the opportunity to develop their skills and challenge themselves, through horse training, riding, roping, reining or show jumping. We look forward to each participant sharing their goals and aspirations while inspiring the CanDo Spirit in each of you! Enjoy our show horses or feel free to bring your own horse.

Cowhorse/Roping for Beginners

Recommended Age: 10+

Learn to rope like a Cowboy/Cowgirl from an authentic roping horse! Allow our Professional Roper to teach you techniques, tips and tricks to enjoying this art! Experience cow horse maneuvers, drills, exercises and training tips as you learn the amazing communication between horse and rider!

DATES: Mondays, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Barrel Racing to the Max

Recommended Age: 12+

Barrel racing is all about correct body control for the rider and the horse! You will learn to feel what your horse's body is doing underneath you, which is necessary to be fast and efficient! Awareness of any physical problems your horse may have is also crucial to speed. The mental toughness, focus and positive attitude that is possessed by champions is an integral key to constant improvement and sustained success! Our clinic is for serious students who want to move forward with an open mind and trust in the process of building a foundation before speed.

Hunter Jumper Show Horses

Come ride & show with us

Super Indeed

Super Indeed is a flashy 14 year old TB mare. She was restarted in Augest 2018 after racing for 8 years. Indy is versatile, responsive, and always aims to please. She is a fun mare best suited for advanced riders. Currently top 10 USHJA 2'6 Hunter 2019. Ranked Nationally as well.


Breeze is a powerhouse with auto changes and a big jump. This mare will bring you and your riding to the next level. She is energetic and can turn on a dime making her a serious competitor in the jumper ring. Breeze is currently jumping 3' with plenty of scope to go higher, she is best suited for advanced riders.


Red is a beautiful mover with tons of scope. He is an in your pocket horse with a puppy dog personality. Red consistently places in the hunter ring up to 2'9 but can go higher. From beginner to advanced riders, Red is the perfect partner to achieve your riding goals with. 3rd place 2019 Red Pine Pre-Child Adult Hunter.


Raspberry is a gorgeous bay TB with a big personality. She was started under saddle western in Febuary 2018 and now specializes in hunters and jumpers. Raspberry is smooth yet foward. This mare is sure to please in and out of the show ring. Currently ranked top 10, 11 in 2' & 2'3" USHJA Hunter 2019.


Calypso is a been there done that type of mare. She is a star lesson horse who takes care of her riders. Calypso is a tough competitor in the show ring and is suitable for all levels of riders.


Blue is a 4 year old TB stallion. He is flashy, slow, and well mannered making him a barn favorite. He consistently places in the hunter ring and is currently jumping up to 2'. Blue will exceed all your expectations. 2019 first year showing :Blue has been awarded Champion, Reserve Champion, 3rd place 2019 Twin City Hunter -RPHA. Placing well including 2nd at Minnesota Harvest Show - USHJA 2'

Team Building

Grow your business, inspire and motivate your Team!

Business professional and accomplished horsewoman, Michelle Michaud, will create a team building program based on your company's desire for growth and achievement.

Motivational exercises with horses that will instill confidence, emphasize comaraderie and drive your team's future success.

Come Have Fun - Be Inspired and Challenge your team as cowboys and cowgirls for the day!

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