Kent Co. Sheriff unveils indoor equestrian arena

Posted at 4:00 PM, Sep 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-15 16:00:25-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Kent County Sheriff’s Department celebrated their Equestrian Training Center Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Sheriff Larry Stelma also unveiled a plaque honoring the Secchia family for their role in helping build the 20,000 square foot facility, which includes stables, a tack room, viewing areas and meeting and classroom space.

The center allows for year-round training for officers and horses, along with work opportunities for inmates.  The center is also used by local 4-H groups and school riding teams.