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EE Show Stable

EE Show Stable is a full service boarding and training facility located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. We specialize in producing competitive hunter, jumper, equitation horses and riders. Our successful program is run by accomplished trainer and rider, Emily Esau Williams and assistant trainer, Dayle Fischer. Our team is committed to bringing out the best in each horse and rider. Our customized approach to teaching, training and horsemanship will help give riders and horses the right tools to succeed. 



Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Emily, comes from a family of horseman. Her father Chuck, was a beloved trainer in San Diego and mother, Lindy, is a “USEF “R” judge as well as steward. Emily had an exceptional junior riding career. From starting the pony hunter division on the west coast through wins in the Onondarka and PCHA 14 & Under Horsemanship Finals as well as the prestigious USET Talent Search Finals and WCE Jr/Am Medal Finals. Not only an outstanding equitation rider, Emily represented Zone 10 in the Prix des States competition at the Penn National as well as the NAYC in Bromont, Quebec, Canada.  After attending the University of San Diego, Emily discovered her love of teaching riders while working for her dad. 


In 1997, Emily founded EE Show Stable. “I wanted to create a stable for the dedicated junior and amateur rider that strived to excel in the hunter, jumper, and equitation arenas.” Emily’s students have achieved success in all three disciplines. Wins in the PCHA 14 & Under Horsemanship Finals, GSDHJA Medal Finals, WCE Junior Amateur Medal Finals, CPHA Foundation Medal Finals and ASPCA Maclay Regionals as well as USEF Grand Large Junior Hunter Champion highlight the accomplishment not to mention Individual Silver and Team Gold medalist at the USEF Pony Jumper Championships. 


Emily continues her riding career focusing mostly on developing young horses for the hunter or jumper arena. 

Emily Esau Williams

Owner, Head Trainer


Dayle grew up in San Diego, CA and started riding at a young age. She competed quite successfully on the GSDHJA circuit before moving on to “A” shows. While attending Cathedral Catholic High School, Dayle helped to form the equestrian team and was named captain of the team. It was at this time that Dayle began riding with Emily and Chuck Esau. Dayle competed in the junior hunters as well as the equitation and medals. After graduating from CCHS in 2010, Dayle accepted a scholarship from Fresno State University to ride on their Division I NCAA Equestrian Team. Upon graduation from Fresno State in 2014 with a BS degree in Animal Science, Dayle began working at EE Show Stables. Dayle thoroughly enjoys teaching the junior and amateur riders and has developed her eye for picking out and bringing along young horses. 

Career coaching highlights

  • Miela Gross Reserve Champion 2015 ASPCA Maclay Regionals and Champion 2019 PCHA Amateur Medal Finals

  • Emma Crosbie 9th place 2017 ASPCA Maclay Finals and 2017 ASPCA Maclay Regionals winner     

  • 2019 NHS Medal Finals Sloane McGuire 7th place and Isabella Holway 9th place

  • Silver Charm and Devi Ferreira 2019 Team  Gold and Individual Silver USEF Pony  Jumper Championships 

Dayle Fischer

Assistant Trainer, Barn Manager

Emily Bio
Dayle Bio

The Facility

We are located at the beautiful Dove Hollow Stables in Encinitas, CA.


Dove Hollow has two outdoor arenas and a covered arena. Fifty stalls ranging in size from 12' x 12' to 18' x 20', a European Hot Walker, several sand turn outs and an enclosed round pen. With access to the beautiful Encinitas trail system, there's plenty of space to ride in the arenas or out on the trails.

The Facility
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