• Suncoast Stables Barn

    Suncoast Stables barn

  • Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy

    Suncoast Stables show team ready for competition

  • Suncoast Stables Show Team

    Riding in the arena

  • Suncoast Stables Youth Club

    Boots, Bits, and Bridles Youth Club

  • Suncoast Stables Lessons

    Horseback riding lessons

  • Suncoast Stables Facility

    Another beautiful day at Suncoast Stables

  • Suncoast Stables Show Team

    The bond between a horse and rider team is strong

  • Suncoast Stables Lesson Horses

    Looking forward to riding

Teaching Tampa Bay to Ride!

Suncoast Stables American Saddlebred

Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy is a full service private barn that offers horseback riding and horsemanship lessons, training, horse show competition, summer/holiday camps, and a youth club. Our family-oriented environment is fun, safe, supportive, and educational. When you are part of our program, you'll learn all the skills needed to expertly care for horses and meet your riding goals.


Horseback Riding and Driving Lessons

Suncoast Stables Horseback Riding Owner Krystle Lee

Private lessons are available for all skill levels, ages four and up. Our lesson program is structured around weekly one-on-one instruction in our arena. All of our lesson horses are either past or current show horses and are highly trained to accommodate differing skill levels, from beginner to advanced. We specialize in American Saddlebreds, Morgan's, Arabians, hackneys, and roadsters. Customers can enjoy our property's multiple areas for riding and driving, including a lighted arena, and take advantage of our brand new barn.

New Customers

Boarding and Training

Suncoast Stables Horse Boarding and Training

We offer top-notch care for your horse in our new stalls. Boarding includes daily turn out and stall cleaning, automatic watering, and feeding three times a day with a balanced diet to ensure high performance.

Training programs are available for young horses, show horse prospects, and seasoned show horses. Programs are customized to each horse and rider/driver to ensure goals are met. Horses are trained six days a week. Owners also receive two lessons per week on their show horse.


Suncoast Stables Horse Show Competition Owner Krystle Lee

We emphasize the respect and responsibility required of a successful horse and rider team to excel in the arena. Beginners will experience the thrill of competing and winning blue ribbons at academy level shows. More experienced riders can showcase their talents at larger regional or national shows.

If you have dreams of winning competitions with your own show horse, we are here to guide you through the purchasing process. We'll search for the perfect horse to complement your riding style, reach your goals, and stay within budget.

Suncoast Stables Hose Show Competition

About Us

Krystle Lee

Suncoast Stables Owner Krystle Lee

Growing up around horses, Krystle started taking professional lessons in several styles of riding at an early age and enjoyed competing as both a juvenile and amateur in the American Saddlebred arena. She received her B.S. in Equestrian Science from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri.

Krystle is a member of the following organizations:

  •   •   AMHA - American Morgan Horse Association
  •   •   ARIA - American Riding Instructors Association
  •   •   ASHA - American Saddlebred Horse Association
  •   •   CHA - Certified Horsemanship Association
  •   •   UPHA - United Professional Horseman's Association
  •   •   USEF - United States Equestrian Federation

Rachel Tanner

Suncoast Stables Instructor Rachel Tanner
Riding Instructor

Rachel was riding horses from a young age. She graduated from Meredith Manor International Equestrian College in 2014 with the Meredith Manor Riding Master Program Level 3, Meredith Manor Training Program Level 1, and Meredith Manor Teaching Program Level 1 certifications.

After college, Rachel taught in a few different horse environments, was a wrangler at a Colorado summer camp, and the horseback program director at a Minnesota YMCA Summer camp. Most recently, she was a riding instructor at Wichita Riding Academy in Kansas.

Customer Reviews

Suncoast Stables is proud to have earned a 5-star customer review rating on Yelp, Google, and Groupon. Below are some recent reviews from customers:

Krystle has gone above and beyond with training my daughter and helping instill values like dedication, responsibility, honesty, and resilience. She now competes at the highest level; it's the best thing that has happened to her. I couldn't be more grateful to Krystle.

Yolanda L.

My daughter and I started out as lesson riders at Suncoast Stables and have progressed to owning a show horse and competing. Krystle's ability to educate, mentor, and progress both students and horses continues to exceed my expectations.

Sherry H.

I know that my horse is receiving the best of care and that he is healthy and happy. Also, my daughter has attended several summer horse camps and enjoyed every minute. I would highly recommend Suncoast Stables to anyone!

Virginia G.

All the riders at Suncoast Stables support each other's achievements. Krystle is a fun, energetic, and positive person who emphasizes proper care, respect, safety, and good horsemanship. We wouldn't go anywhere else!

Beth A.

There is a real community feeling at Suncoast Stables and the instruction is excellent. The instructors have given me the confidence to embrace riding at the age of 55. They are very professional, knowledgeable, and welcoming. I love being at the stables!

Cynthia A.

Upcoming Events

WCM Schooling Show

May 21, 2017
Odessa, FL

Summer Mini-Camp #1

Jun. 5-6, 2017
Suncoast Stables

Summer Fun Show

Jun. 9-11, 2017
Lady Lake, FL

Summer Camp #1

Jun. 12-16, 2017
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #2

Jun. 26-30, 2017
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #3

Jul. 3-7, 2017
Suncoast Stables

Summer Mini-Camp #2

Jul. 13-14, 2017
Suncoast Stables

Summer Camp #4

Jul. 17-21, 2017
Suncoast Stables

World's Championship Horse Show

Aug. 19-26, 2017
Louisville, KY

Summer's End Horse Show

Sep. 8-10, 2017
Ocala, FL

Barn News

Success at Gasparilla Charity Horse Show

Suncoast Stables riders turned in great performances at the Gasparilla Charity Horse Show held at the Florida State Fairgrounds in March. Riders gained valuable experience and numerous ribbons. Results will be posted soon.

Framed In Radiance For Sale

This talented '05 Morgan Mare is up for sale. Check out the video here.

Camp and Youth Club

Summer and Holiday Camps

Suncoast Stables Horsemanship Youth Camps

Horsemanship camps are offered during spring break, the summer, and winter holidays. Campers will learn horse safety, grooming, tacking up, riding, and caring for horses in a safe, unique, and supportive environment. Our Summer Camp dates are posted in the Upcoming Events section. Registration Forms will be available soon!

Children ages 5-17 can attend camp. We have helmets available. When riding, campers must wear long pants and closed toe hard-soled shoes. Be sure to bring a cooler with lunch, drinks, and snacks... and don't forget your sunscreen and sunglasses!

Boots, Bits, and Bridles Youth Club

Our Youth Club is all about horsemanship, which is much more than just riding! In a fun and friendly atmosphere, we review barn safety and horse care while planning activities for upcoming events. The club is open to all of our riders under age 18. Different events are planned throughout the year, including local community projects and shows.

Suncoast Stables Hose Show Competition

New Customers

Thank you for your interest in Suncoast Stables. We are committed to providing you a great experience. Our lesson program is structured around weekly one-on-one instruction in our arena. All of our lesson horses are either past or current show horses and are highly trained to accommodate differing skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

For more information or to schedule a lesson, please call us at 813-368-0666. Please complete the Rider Application, Release Form, and Medical Form (links below) and bring them to your first lesson in order to be able to ride. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early. Proper riding attire is required, which includes long pants and closed toe hard-soled shoes.

Download Rider Application
Download Adult Release Form
Download Child Release Form
Download Medical Form

Contact Us

Suncoast Stables and Riding Academy Logo

1108 Altamont Lane
Odessa, FL 33556


Connect with us on Facebook     View our blog    Instagram     We're on Yelp     Get driving directions