The Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex is a state-of-the-art facility which provides a new, on-campus home for equine teaching, research, outreach and athletic programming. Phase I construction includes a first-class arena and barn facilities for the NCAA Women’s Equestrian Team, as well as a teaching and outreach complex which features multiple classrooms, meeting spaces and offices. Further, Phase I includes a cross country course to be utilized by the Texas A&M Cross Country Team which will be utilized to train and host meets at the local, state, national and international level.
Phase IIA will include stallion and mare research facilities at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Phase IIB will include a new teaching arena, a nutrition and exercise physiology teaching and research center, a reproduction teaching and research center and facilities for the Texas A&M Polo Team. Please check back for more information regarding the completion of this phase.
“Walk in” tours will resume January 19.
“Walk in” tours are available on Fridays from 3 – 5 pm during the fall and spring semesters. If you are interested in touring the complex outside of the suggested walk in time, or outside of our normal hours of operations (Monday – Friday, 8-5 pm), please contact the Equine Initiative offices at email@example.com or at 979-845-6098 at least 48 hours prior to your desired tour date. We will do our best to accommodate all tour requests. If you currently have an event space reserved at the Thomas G. Hildebrand DVM ’56 Equine Complex and would like to add a tour for your group, please contact the Equine Initiative offices after your reservation has been confirmed by facility management.
A variety of classroom, meeting and event spaces are available at the complex for use by on- and off-campus groups. For information regarding facility rental, please contact Steve Canon, Complex Manager, at 979-458-9166 or hildebrandEC@tamu.edu.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is the complex open to the public?
A: While the complex is not open for unscheduled public use or self-guided tours, we invite everyone with an interest in the complex to visit during our weekly tours or by scheduling a private tour.
Q: Do I need a parking permit to park at the complex?
A: Yes, the parking lots at the complex are monitored by Transportation Services. Any valid Texas A&M University parking permit will allow you to park at the complex. If you do not have a parking permit, prepaid temporary parking permits are available from Transportation Services. More information regarding visitor parking can be found on the Transportation Services website.
Q: Are dogs allowed at the complex?
A: Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex, nor are they allowed at the Dale Watts ’71 Cross Country Course. Please make alternate arrangements for your pets before visiting the complex.
Q: How do I find more information on future phases of equine facility construction at Texas A&M University?
A: If you have an interest in learning more about the continuing efforts to expand and enhance Texas A&M University’s equine facilities, please contact the Equine Initiative at 979-845-6098 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex
Contact: Steve Canon, Complex Manager
3240 F&B Road
College Station, TX 77843