Phone:(717) 865 - 0019    Fax: (717) 865 - 0018
30 Crooked Road Annville, PA 17003
The Premier Arabian Horse Facility!
Equistar Training Center is owned and operated by Rodney and Sharon Eckenrode, whose passion for the
Arabian horse helped create their show horse facility.  Everyone at Equistar Training Center takes great
pride in providing excellent care, training, and showing of your Arabian show horses.
Rodney Eckenrode
    Rodney Eckenrode is a knowledgeable and seasoned Arabian horse trainer.  
    Rodney grew up with horses throughout his childhood. He started out riding
    and driving pleasure horses.  Rodney’s family bought their first Arabian
    horse and began raising and showing Arabian horses.  Rodney was definitely
    hooked on the Arabian horse and knew he wanted to train Arabian horses as
    his career.  Rodney has been training and showing Arabian horses
    professionally, since the age of 18.  He has a passion for showing Arabian
    horses, especially in the halter division.  Rodney has had many champions at
    highly recognized shows such as, Scottsdale, Buckeye, Regionals, Israeli
    Nationals, Canadian Nationals, and the United States National
    Championships.
Sharon Eckenrode
       Sharon Eckenrode grew up on a farm, riding pleasure horses.  
    Sharon rode her first Arabian horse during a riding lesson, when she
    was 14 years old and knew there was something special about the
    Arabian horse.   She loved how personable the Arabian lesson horse
    was.  Sharon is passionate about the Arabian horse.  The Arabian
    horse was very influential in deciding Sharon’s career pathway.  
    Sharon began training and showing Arabians professionally in 2000.  
    She has trained and shown in many divisions including Hunter
    Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Country Pleasure, and English
    Pleasure.   Sharon enjoys all the hard work and effort that is required
    to train and show Arabians.
Our Facility
Equistar Training Center is located in a quiet, rural setting on 17 acres.  Our Arabian show horse facility is only 30
minutes from the Harrisburg International Airport and less than five miles off Interstate 81.
Equistar Training Center is a complete Arabian horse facility with the following amenities:
34 box stalls that are 12’ x 12’
70’ x 165’ indoor arena
5-horse Equicizer for exercising and conditioning horses.
State-of-the-art grooming stalls and wash stalls.
Several pastures and paddocks for turning out horses.
The Trainers of Equistar Training Center