Located on 13 beautiful acres in Apex, North Carolina, Heads Up Riding Academy offers exceptional saddleseat riding and driving lessons to riders of all levels.  Our facilities include both an indoor practice ring and an outdoor riding arena.  Our staff's primary goal is to ensure a safe and positive riding experience for everyone.  We have horses for all experience levels, from first time riders to seasoned performance riders. Heads Up offers both an Academy riding team for riders just starting to show as well as a performance riding team for those competing at a higher level.

Myra Williams first opened Heads Up Riding Academy 50  years ago.  Her passion and love for horses is evident in everything she does and her many years of wisdom are always teaching her students new things no matter how long they have been riding.

The combinied skills, experience, and knowledge in this excellent team, along with many others who contribute to the care and well being of our horses, makes Heads Up the unique, passionate, fun barn that it is. No matter who you are talking to at our stables, our love and passion for riding is always evident.