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A Premier Dressage Training and Boarding Facility in San Diego, CA

Arroyo Del Mar

ABOUT Arroyo

Home to Steffen and Shannon Peters — where mastery is powered by passion and dedication.

Arroyo Del Mar is a training facility in beautiful San Diego, California.


We have six additional trainers who operate as separate businesses, but at Arroyo, we believe in team where everyone has a unique approach that we can all benefit from. Our current team includes: Grace Walker, Matt Cunningham, Mette Rosencrantz, Bonnie Clemons, Benjamin Pfabe and Jesse Collins.

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Our Facilities

Twenty-two acre Arroyo Del Mar training and boarding facility in beautiful San Diego is devoted to providing the finest in horse care.  The knowledgeable, dedicated, and meticulous management team, led by Steffen and Shannon Peters, brings to Arroyo Del Mar more than 25 years of experience managing equestrian facilities for competitive show horses.


With the welcoming atmosphere of a family affair, the facility operates like a well-oiled machine, thanks to a staff that includes manager, Sierra Trigg, and foreman, Juan Rodriguez. The employment of the foreman and manager, whom both lives on site, aim to guarantee 24/7 care and service to clients and their horses.

It’s all about the horses; Arroyo Del Mar will do what it takes to ensure their health, happiness and the fulfillment of their athletic possibilities.

  • 68 stalls, 30 with “in and outs”

  • Stalls are cleaned twice daily

  • Premium bedding

  • Quality forage (2nd Cut Timothy, Meadow Grass, and Alfalfa)

  • 12 turnouts with groomed footing, cleaned daily and a stallion turnout

  • 2 round pens

  • A large jumper ring with banks and cavalletti

  • A fully covered arena

  • Competition size dressage court with mirrors

  • Arenas include a full stereo sound system

  • All footing is by Premier Equestrian and OttoSport

  • Two Laundry Rooms

  • Semi-truck accessible property

  • Solarium

  • Wifi Internet

  • Trails around the area

  • Trailer parking on site

  • Within minutes of Helen Woodward Equine Hospital and Del Mar Showgrounds

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Around the Barn

Video by Lauren Ashley Films
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