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Riding Lessons & Horsemanship

Basic Horsemanship

Basic Horsemanship training provides the foundation for all of our riding instruction.  Courses are scheduled as needed to meet our client's needs.  In this program, we start students from the ground up ... literally!  Students are introduced to the horse and learn basic anatomy, ground handling, grooming and bareback riding.  Starting our students bareback teaches them to really feel their horse and develop a sense of rhythm and balance that are critical elements for proper riding.  This course is a pre-requisite to our other lessons.

English, Hunter/Jumper & Dressage

The English saddle is recognized by many riding professionals as the best way to learn how to ride a horse.  Because the rider remains in close contact with the horse, they can more easily learn the essential balance and feel that are necessary for safe and effective horsemanship.  We start all riders with the basics then develop them from there, depending on their interests.