Indigenous Peoples' (columbus) and veterans day riding program 

When:  October 14th, 2019 and November 11th, 2019

Riding Tuition: $65.00 per rider, per day.

 

Program Description:

  • Time:  Students arrive and depart between 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Actual riding time and horse time occur between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Before and after horse/riding time, students will learn how to feed horses, groom horses, nursing care on horses, and tend to other animals that live at the stables; Monday-Friday  

  • Age: 5 years old and up.  Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Rider’s. 

  • Details:

    • Structured youth horseback riding program that is tailored to meet individuals needs.

    • We promote safe pleasure riding, English or Western, in a non-competitive environment.

    • Horse care includes- Safety, feeding, grooming, saddling-up, nursing care, bathing, games on horseback, ground work techniques, and confidence building.  

    • Horse education through class time and hands-on.  

    • We are a teaching and learning program. 

    • Riders are matched to horses appropriate for their riding level. You will have 24 different horses & ponies to choose from for your riding time. We ride all morning and afternoon. We strive to give the rider as much riding time as they can handle. 

  • Lunch: Bring a healthy lunch. Rider’s have a microwave and refrigerator available for their use. Bring a couple of labeled water bottles each day.  

  • Attire:  Dress weather appropriate.   Long pants & boots with a 1/4” heel, stables provides ASTM helmets.  Please no bicycle helmets.  If it snows that week wear snow pants and snow boots.

  • Horseback riding occurs in an indoor riding arena, outdoor riding arena and the cross-country course. Pasture racing and cross-country course riding is for intermediate- advance riders only.

  • Special needs therapeutic riding program available to a limited number of participants for the week- Utilizing special horses and adaptive equipment.

  • No Cell phones, Laptop computers, MP3 players, etc. NO ELECTRONICS.

  • Questions???  

Payment: Via check or pay online  here.

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