Established in 1997, Paradise Farm is located 10 minutes east of beautiful downtown Aiken, South Carolina.
Paradise Farm is a complete 110 acre equestrian training facility located in the heart of the Aiken, South Carolina horse country and home to international level event rider, Lellie Ward. We welcome all levels of riders and horses!
Drawing on over 35 years of teaching experience, Lellie offers real life analogies that make even the most complicated technique easy to understand and apply. Driven by her devotion to the further development of her riding, training, and teaching skills, Lellie continues training with top notch professionals to pass on newfound knowledge to her students and horses.
Lellie offers individual and small group lessons in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. One of Lellie’s primary beliefs is you are never too old or young to build your confidence, learn more about riding and training your horse, and simply have more fun participating in this wonderful sport!
Paradise has year-round boarding and seasonal stall rent options to fit anyone’s needs. Whether you prefer full-care or self-care we can accommodate you and your horses.
We offer events for riders and horses of all levels that include a Jumping Derbys, Hunter Trials, Combined Tests and Horse Trials.
Paradise is open for schooling in our all-weather riding/jumping ring and on the cross country course.
We always have a great selection of green prospects through seasoned Eventers, Jumpers and Dressage horses.
We are conveniently located east of Aiken on hwy 302 (Wagener Road).
Aiken, South Carolina is a one-of-a-kind getaway for horse lovers of any generation. The historical Southern “winter colony” offers peaceful living with parks, trails and gardens.
The quaint downtown area offers unique shops, sight-seeing, museums, deli eateries and grand upscale dining the evening. If a nightcap, live music, playhouse performance or golfing is more your style, we have that too.
Hitchcock Woods offers a natural solitude right in the heart of Aiken to hikers, riders and carriages. Whether you are a horse person that prefers eventing, jumpers, hunters, dressage, driving, polo, foxhunting, cutting, flat racing, steeplechase, harness racing or recreational riding — Aiken is the place to be!