White Stables offers Beginner & Advanced Riding Lessons for children through mature adults
$45 private lessons include minimum 30 minutes saddle time, please allow one hour for lesson.
All ages and riding abilities are welcome! The instructors at White Stables want students to feel comfortable with all aspects of horsemanship needed for safe and effective groundwork and riding. Lesson horses are provided that match riders skill levels and disciplines, or you may provide your own horse*.
Our goals include:
> matching riders with instructors who share the same objectives
> building self-confidence and independence in all riders
> teaching horse cues for safer & more effective groundwork and riding
> preparing riders who wish to learn basics of caring for their own horse
> advancing riders who wish to move on to higher skill levels whether it is more accomplished pleasure riding or showing
Beginner lessons are designed to help set novices at ease. We want all students to feel comfortable taking things at their own pace, your Beginner Riding Instructor would be happy to spend extra time going over any of the following:
> catching and putting horse in cross ties or learning quick release knot for hitching post
> grooming and tacking your horse
> basic groundwork and learning how to lead your horse
> untacking your horse including cleaning and cool down
> putting horse back in stall or field
Advanced lessons are for proficient riders looking for more challenging lessons, riders wishing to compete in shows, and/or riders looking for specialty training such as foxhunting, jumping, equitation, dressage or eventing. White Stables has instructors whose expertise can take you to the next level. Please allow extra time in your schedule for the first lesson; the instructor will be going over basic safety guidelines and knowledge assessment.
Group lessons are also available and will be offered by skill grouping on Saturdays.
Please call/text (757-285-4312) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to set up a group riding lesson for your riders or to see if there is a group riding session you can join. Group rates are $35/rider.