An Exceptional Home for You and Your Horse

Tara Royal Equestrian Center is a private boarding & rehab facility conveniently located in McKinney, Texas.



Tara Royal Equestrian Center is a unique, private boarding & rehab facility conveniently located in McKinney, Texas. Just a short drive from Dallas, Tara Royal Equestrian Center is nestled on 64 beautiful acres of lush grass with mature trees, spring creeks, a galloping track, and our very special Royal Lake.

"It’s simple. We want our facility to be a peaceful sanctuary for all, with great camaraderie, positive training and the freedom to make decisions for our horses."

Tara Royal Equestrian Center’s resident horses run free in open spaces and have access to an abundance of green grass. They enjoy multiple turnout options of various sizes, safe and clean surroundings, premium nutrition and evenly spaced feeding times, superb ventilation, great stall comfort and large windows. Our horses are cared for by people who respect and love them for the incredible animals they are. 

Our full-time resident staff takes daily care of our horses, providing turnout 7 days a week (weather permitting) and blanketing as needed. Grain is fed twice a day and hay three times a day. In addition to the exceptional care, Tara Royal Equestrian Center offers customized training in the dressage and hunter/jumper disciplines. Whether you are a beginner or a Grand Prix rider, we have trainers to meet your needs. If you are looking for an exceptional home for your horse, please contact us for a tour and come witness the beauty of Tara Royal Equestrian Center in person.


Exceptional Boarding and Care

We are conveniently located a half mile north of US 380 in McKinney, Texas. In addition to the 64 acres of natural beauty, the facility also offers:


  • 28 grass filled private, semi-private & group pastures
  • Daily turnout (weather permitting)
  • 30 acres of open cross country riding
  • 3 acre lake for horse & rider swimming
  • 1/3 of a mile galloping path around Lake Royal
  • Paddle boat lake journeys
  • 100 x 200' covered and lighted arena lined with 100' of dressage mirrors
  • 160 x 270' outdoor arena with all-weather footing

Our Barn and Facility

Tara Royal Equestrian Center is filled with happy, responsible and thoughtful horse owners and their horses, so they deserve the very best. On the property, we have a 30 stall main barn, designed with superior ventilation & insulation and a 17 stall open-air barn. Each barn is decorated beautifully with large chandeliers, tack cleaning stations, spacious tack rooms and individual tack closets. Your horse will receive the best care including:

  • Seven rehab stalls with private turnout
  • 12 x 12 stalls with open front & side grills for exceptional air flow
  • Ceiling fans in every stall & the option to add a second fan
  • Every stall offers large windows to the outside & inside
  • Vet grade, virgin rubber seamless stall mats
  • Stalls cleaned twice daily with bedding added as needed
  • Automatic fly spray system
  • Premium Purina grain fed twice daily
  • Owner supplied supplements administered
  • Hay fed three times per day with the option for bedtime hay
  • Shower stalls with hot & cold running water
  • Tack Cleaning Stations
  • Blanketing
  • Horses rechecked in the late evening
  • Management & grooms living on the property
  • Thera-Plate Therapy

Dedicated to Our Namesake, Nick



Q: What type of care is provided at Tara Royal Equestrian Center?

Our knowledgeable staff lives on the property and takes great pride in caring for your horse. We feed each horse premium grain twice and hay three times daily. An automatic watering system ensures your horse has fresh, clean water on demand. Stalls are cleaned twice daily with new bedding added as needed. Each stall is equipped with fans, comfort stall anti-fatigue soft stall padding, and an automatic fly spray system for the hot summer months. We include daily turnout (weather permitting) for 4 to 15 hours in private, semi-private or group pastures where lush Bermuda grass is abundant.  We spare no expense when it comes to the care of your horse.

Q: What if my horse needs additional medicine?

Tara Royal will administer any medication or supplements at your request. We only ask that you provide the medication or supplements that are needed. Tara Royal Equestrian Center management is able to administer IV medication and can provide immediate medical assistance in emergency situations where every second counts.

Q: How much is boarding at Tara Royal Equestrian Center?

$750 to $950 includes everything your horse needs to sustain a healthy quality of life with the services of three trainers offered separately.