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Check back in Spring 2024, we start booking in February.

Schedule a pressure-free, fun and educational beginner horse riding experience for children of all ages! Our goal is boost beginner’s confidence and allow them a fun, safe place to learn about riding horses. 

Riding Lesson Instructor:
Risa Carroll (age 16) has been riding since she was 5 years old. She has a natural talent for training & riding horses, as well as many years of riding lessons and practice. Risa interns at AVS equine hospital weekly and aspires to continue a life-long career in equine activities! 
Pony-Time Instructor:
Sam Carroll (age 17) has been pleasure riding with his siblings for years. He is great with young children, making tasks and instruction fun and upbeat. He aspires toward a career in aviation!
Beginner Riding Lesson
Ages 6-14 years old BEGINNERS – 
1 hour lesson
Lesson will be taught by a teen advanced rider in our fenced in Training Arena with one of our kid-friendly ponies or horses!
Each 1hr experience will consist of:
  • 10-15 min. brushing, grooming and tacking up your horse (with assistance).
  • Then you will have up to 30 min. child-led, pressure-free ride time. We will teach rider to ride independently with bridle commands. 
  • Lesson will finish up after about 10-15 min. of untacking, cooling down and feeding treats to horse (with assistance).
Price: $45 for 1 hour one-on-one lesson
ADD $22.50 for additional rider on same 1 hour lesson
Dress Requirements:
We don’t require any clothing or helmet purchases. When you come just wear long pants and closed toed shoes. We will provide a properly fitting helmet. And, since we are in FL, bring water, sunscreen and/or bug spray. See you soon!
Multiple Lessons Booking Note:

While you are booking, if you reach out via phone, email or FB message, we can add multiple dates to your order so you don’t have to go thru the steps for each lesson separately

 

Questions?

Feel free to call or email anytime!

PONY TIME
Ages 2-5 years old BEGINNERS – 
30 minute lesson & explore the farm
Lesson will be taught by a teen advanced rider in our fenced in Training Center with one of our kid-friendly ponies. Each 30 min. experience will consist of:
  • 5-10 min. brushing, grooming and tacking up your pony.
  • Then you will have up to 15-20 min child-led, pressure-free ride time. Most riders will be taught bridle commands but kept on a lead-line. 
  • Lesson will finish up after about 5-10 min. of untacking, cooling down and feeding treats to horse. 
Price: $30 for 30 minute one-on-one lesson
Can I bring siblings?

Our farm is family-friendly for non-riding siblings. Feel free to enjoy our play area, swings or visit our petting farm animals before you leave. 
Can I bring friends?

If you would like to bring additional friends or guests who are not immediate family members please purchase additional “Non-Riding Guest Pass”
Payment:

Payment for riding lessons must be paid in full online at time of booking. Payment is non-refundable, but transferrable if cancelled at least 72 hours prior to lesson. Late or missed riding lessons will not be refunded or rescheduled.