• 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.


Because they were the most commonly used breed in the military by the middle of the 19th century, saddlebreds distinguished themselvers in their service to generals and officers on both sides of the Civil War. The two most famous saddlebreds were Ulysses S. Grant's Cincinnati and Robert E. Lee's Traveller

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.