Willis Equestrian Center
The Willis Family Equestrian Center, named for Baylor graduates Richard (1981 and 1982) and Karen (1985) Willis of Colleyville who provided the lead gift for the project, is located near the Baylor campus.

Phase I of the 45,000-square foot facility includes a covered riding arena with spectator seating, an outdoor Western arena with spectator seating, more than 20 covered stalls to house horses and also restroom facilities The center's first official show took place on Oct. 6 against New Mexico State. Head coach Ellen White and the Bears rode to an 8-7 victory against the Aggies.

Plans for Phases II and III include a horse barn as well as a team barn. The team barn will house administrative offices, meeting rooms, locker rooms and training rooms. Construction on additional phases will begin when funds become available.


DIRECTIONS

From the north, drive south on I-35, take University Parks Drive exit and turn east (left) onto University Parks. The arena is on the left side past LaSalle.

From the south, drive north on I-35, take University Parks Drive exit and turn east (right) onto University Parks. The arena is on the left side past LaSalle.

From the west, drive east on Hwy. 84 to Hwy. 6/Loop 340. Turn east (right) and take Hwy. 6/Loop 340 to I-35. Turn north (left) on I-35, take the University Parks Drive exit and turn east (right) onto University Parks. The arena is on the left side past LaSalle.

From the east, drive west on Hwy. 84 to I-35. Turn south on I-35 (left), take the University Parks Drive exit and turn east (left) onto University Parks and LaSalle. The arena is on the left side past LaSalle.

From the northwest, take Hwy. 6 to I-35. Turn north (left), take the University Parks Drive exit and turn east (right) onto University Parks. The arena is on the left side past LaSalle.

From the southwest, take Hwy. 6 to Bus. 77 exit. Bus 77 become LaSalle. Turn left on University Parks Drive. The arena is on the left side of the road.