Shale Hill provides the opportunity for a world class training facility for the trainer/athlete or business owner wanting to provide excitement and adventure at a single venue. The possibilities are endless and the future is bright at Shale Hill.
SHALE HILL VOTED AS THE #1 OBSTACLE TRAINING CENTER IN THE COUNTRY FOUR YEARS IN A ROW BY MUD RUN GUIDE!
Gym/Office: The property includes a heated 1500 square foot finished work or gym with an office, lobby/retail area, and future locker room/restroom space. The east and south facing sides are all glass and overlook the farm and the Champlain Valley with a large parking area.
Obstacle Course/Training Facility: This unique property operated as one of the world’s premier outdoor fitness training and race centers for the obstacle & endurance racing industry. This property can provide an active and pleasant lifestyle for its owners, and endless deeply challenging opportunities for endurance and obstacle racers worldwide.
The property boasts a 10K obstacle course with over 70 professionally built obstacles and challenges. Combined with the lush beauty of the rolling hills of Vermont, the challenging course provides a truly unique opportunity for all enthusiasts. With the purchase of Shale Hill is a history of our race schedule, including the Polar Bear 8 Hour Obstacle Challenge (listed as one of the top 5 winter races in the world!) and our increasingly popular 24 hour race held every summer since 2012. The future owner will also be able to continue to use the name "Shale Hill" if they so choose.
Parking for these events accommodates up to 500 vehicles.
Obstacle Training and Camps: Shale Hill has been successful offering the following...
* Summer training camps in fitness & obstacle training
* Summer youth equestrian camps
* 30 Days Of Shale Hill
* Special events and races
* Team Building
* 30 Day, 7 day and weekend fitness clinics
* Personal training
Half-Mile Grass Track: There is a half-mile grass track (previously a standardbred training track for horses) that is perfect for teaching running clinics, conditioning horses, or personal motorized activities.
Equestrian: In addition to the stabling facilities and 1/2 mile grass training track, the potential to expand the property into a world class equestrian training center is limitless. Large expanses of level ground and rolling countryside lend to beautiful conditions for dressage, cross-country and stadium jump arenas. The current co-owner is a professional equestrian and has taught many lessons and hosted summer riding camps in the disciplines of Dressage and Eventing. Shale Hill has many large interconnected fields perfect for conditioning/galloping and could easily accommodate USEF/USEA sanctioned Horse Trials and FEI events!
The Green Mountain Hounds Fox Hunt in Shoreham, VT is about forty-five minutes away and the renowned Green Mountain Horse Association (GMHA) is a little over an hour drive in South Woodstock, Vt. Shale Hill is located in the heart of USEA Area 1 for Eventing and USDF Region 8 for Dressage. Additionally, Shale Hill is an hour's drive from the Dorset/Manchester Hunter/Jumper summer show scene.
Future: Property is permitted to expand to include zip lines, paintball and BMX - giving you the chance to turn this into an amazing adventure center experience!