We are a training and boarding facility located in Cocoa, Florida. Desert Acres Stables is owned and operated by Donna Hakanson. Check out our page on NewHorse.com!

We have a first-class thirteen-stall barn with lights, plus a round pen, dressage field, cross-country fences, stadium jump course and barrel racing, all situated on seven acres of grass pastures plus trails galore! We offer riding lessons in dressage, jumping and western. Training clinics which specialize in the John Lyons and Pat Parelli methods are also available. Yearly Summer, Winter, and Spring Camps are available for ages 8 and up. Mini Riding Camps are also offered at various times throughout the year.

Our professional trainer, Donna Hakanson, is a local resident who has lived here for many years. Donna has trained numerous champion horses and riders in both USEF rated and local shows. Our goal is to promote and provide quality instruction, exceptional horses, and consistent training through clinics, private, and group lessons.