December 5, 2019

About Us


Tara Best showing Ironwood to a Championship in Culpeper VA

Stonehouse Stables is a hunt seat equestrian center located near Colonial Williamsburg with easy access from I-64.   Our 21 years of experience providing lessons, boarding, and sales all contribute to our reputation for excellent horse care, exceptional lesson program,  and family friendly atmosphere.

Tara Best, pictured here, is the inspiration and driving force behind Stonehouse Stables, located on Lakewood Farm which is owned by Tara’s parents, Mayes and Cheryl Mathews.  Growing up in Williamsburg and attending college at nearby Christopher Newport University, Tara brings her riding and teaching expertise as well as her business know how to this family owned and operated horse farm in Upper James City County.

Please explore this website to learn more about the many activities of our busy yet tranquil rural facility.  Let us know if you have questions or comments as we love to hear from you.  And by all means please visit us!  Call today at 757-566-0666 to see how we can help you and your family (including your horses or ours) fulfill our motto:  Stonehouse Stables, where horses meet families.