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The Hoofer Riding Club's mission is to foster horsemanship, inspire leadership, and create community through equine education. Our values are horsemanship, human & horse compassion, education, and dedication. We strive to provide fun and affordable horsemanship opportunities for students of all ages.

Become a member

As a member, you are eligible to take lessons through the riding club, recieve discounts on the majority of our events, get notified of upcoming activities first to have first dibs, and so much more! Sign up today

1. Create your Account!

When you're ready to join, head over to our member site at to create your account! You must be a Union Member to join. Note that UW-Madison students are automatically granted Union membership.

2. Purchase your Membership!

After you have an account, you can "purchase membership" found in the blue strip at the top of the page and select the Hoofer Riding Club found in the middle of the list of Hoofer Clubs.

If you have any questions, please email the Club President at

Being a member is not required to participate in most of our events but you will recieve the following benefits as a member

  • Majorly discounted entry fees to all mounted and unmounted clinics
  • Eligibility to take lessons
  • Fun socials with free stuff (Babcock ice cream, Ian's pizza, etc.)
  • Eligibility to sit on the Executive Board - help us plan future events!
  • First dibs on most events
  • Sit in on once monthly general membership meetings - make your voice heard and share your ideas