Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer boarding?
Currently, boarding is reserved for horses in our training and lesson programs. We occasionally have open stalls for boarding, but most of the time our facility is full. We only offer indoor full board. Please contact the barn for more information.
Do you offer trail rides?
No. Our program consists of horseback riding lessons and professional horse training. However, we do offer birthday parties and we have hosted scout troops as well. If you have a special riding request, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will see if we can work something out.
How much does it cost to ride?
The cost of a private lesson is $45, which is forty-five minutes long. This applies to riders over 6 years of age and of all skill levels. All riders must take private lessons until the instructor feels they are ready to ride in a group. Group lessons are $30 and are forty-five minutes. For riders 4-6 years of age, we offer our "Tiny Tot" lessons, which are $30 for twenty minutes. Lesson packages may also be purchased. Each package includes four lessons, which at one lesson per week will last you one month. The Private Lesson Package is $155 and the Tiny Tot Lesson Package is $110. This is a significant savings over purchasing single lessons, and is a popular option among our consistent riding students.
What style of riding do you teach?
We teach an English riding style called saddleseat. There is no jumping involved. Saddleseat is designed for show horse breeds like the American Saddlebred. These horses typically have a naturally high head carriage and high-stepping action. The saddleseat riding style is often considered to be the base of all the other horseback riding styles. In saddleseat, the rider's goal is to maintain correct position while riding their horse to its fullest potential.
How old do you have to be to take lessons?
The minimum age to take riding lessons is 4 years old. This is because riding a horse requires a significant amount of concentration and ability to follow specific instructions. Our program consists of children of all ages as well as adult riders. For more information about riding lessons, click here.