• Attention Young Riders (of all ages...)!

    At Hardwood Creek Farm in Hugo, MN, we work with young riders at all skill levels from beginning riders to riders training for regional and national competition. At our horse farm, you'll find a community of horse enthusiasts of every age. Our youth group offers riders a valuable opportunity to meet each other, work together on the Horsemastership Achievement Program (run by the American Morgan Horse Association), learn horse care, judging skills, and practice ridership skills with fun activities including barrel racing and horse soccer.

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Welcome to Hardwood Creek!

Located on 30 acres of lush pasture in Hugo, Minnesota, Hardwood Creek Farm is a full-service training, showing and lesson operation specializing in Morgan and Saddlebred horses. Our amenities include a heated barn with over 50 stalls, spacious indoor arena, tack room, and observation window. Lyle and Colleen Wick, the owners and trainers, are uncompromising in their goal to provide an ethical, safe, family-oriented environment that ensures safety and proper training of both horse and rider. Their exceptional qualifications and expertise are instrumental in their success at regional and national shows where their entries have won numerous ribbons, including many national and world championships.

There is always a lot going on at Hardwood Creek Farm: lessons throughout the week and weekends, training, clinics, getting ready for the next show, and sharing the fun with the Hardwood Creek friends and family!

If you are interested in buying a quality Morgan or Saddlebred horse, take a look at our Horses for Sale. We have a wonderful lineup of fantastic show horses. Many of them have already won championships in different classes at regional and national shows.

If you are interested in riding lessons, be sure to visit our lessons page. We have lots of information for every level of riders, from the young to the young at heart. At Hardwood Creek Farm, we take safety VERY seriously, so make sure you review our checklist for riders. You should also take a look at our calendar of upcoming shows. Competing in a riding show is a great way to test your skills, have lots of fun, and meet other riding enthusiasts.

If you are just looking for information and lore about Morgan and Saddlebred breeds, then be sure to visit our Lore & Legends page. You learn some neat things about these wonderful breeds and their fascinating history! We also have lots of links to regional and national associations for Morgan and Saddlebred horses where we have been active members for years.

If you would like information about our horses, riding lessons, or about Morgans and Saddlebred horses, please use the contact form below or call us at:

(651) 429-4900

We look forward to hearing from you!
Colleen & Lyle Wick