Darz Castle Farm is owned by Rachel Heffner Mains and Christopher Mains. We offer horseback riding lessons, boarding and training. Our mission is to assist riders and horses to reach their goals through excellence in horsemanship, classical and practical techniques, skills, practice, while remaining kind to horse and rider. Rachel started teaching lessons in 1993 in Malvern, Pa., Chester County. Darz Castle opened in Gettysburg, Pa. in July 1996, serving riders and horses with interest in pleasure, show, intercollegiate, reenactor, and trail rides. We currently offer private lessons for riders 12 years and older who are commited to learning the art of riding.  Competitive training is available for Dressage, Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation. 

The private farm located in Dillsburg, Pa and is an easy commute for aspiring equestrians and trailer in lessons.  Please call my cell to discuss your needs at 717-586-6964.​​​​​​​

Rachel is a reiki master and offers this for humans, horses, dogs and any animal. Call today for an appointment. 

"There is something about the outside of horse that is good for the inside of a man." - I am not sure who said this, many debate who actually said it.

Here are some pictures of riders in lessons, schooling and having fun.  We have horses and ponies of different sizes to accomindate almost any student. 

Mon - Sat: 09:00 AM 07:00 PM
Open By Appointment ONLY