Belmont Training Stable, on the campus of Monte Vista Christian School in Watsonville, California, is a top show barn that offers training for all levels of skill, and is dedicated to offering horsemanship classes and many extracurricular activities. This equestrian program in Santa Cruz County also hosts summer camps and an award winning Interscholastic Equestrian Association team. The riders at this private Christian School not far from Salinas, California have national success as well as international experiences. Students starting in 6th grade are welcome to forego the traditional physical education requirements in order to pursue their interest in riding horses. Belmont Training Stable offers horseback riding lessons, horse boarding, and equestrian training for students from areas such as Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Salinas, Santa Cruz, and more. Equestrian training is offered for beginners through the advanced level, with some students going on to win prestigious awards.  One student involved in IEA competition shares, “My favorite part of IEA is the team aspect, and how much teamwork is involved, and working with the people I love.”