Heads Up, Heels Down
All of us here at Morgan Valley Farm welcome you to the fun of horseback riding! We offer riding lessons in Hunt Seat, Western and Saddle Seat for nearly all ages!
Riders begin to establish proper equitation during balance lessons on one of our seasoned horses through their first few riding lessons. A balance lesson, includes 1-on-1 riding education from one of our riding instructors. Your instructor will have control of the horse and will work on teaching you how to position your body, so that you will move in harmony with our equine partners. Most riders will ride for 30 minutes, younger riders may start out with shorter periods but everyone is welcome to come early and stay late to enjoy our farm and get to know the horses. As our riders progress we encourage group riding lessons to promote further equestrian learning!
Horsemanship lessons include a 30 minute session with instruction and education on preparing our equine partners for riding as well as basic ground manners, etiquette, and safe handling. Excellent compliment to riding lessons.
Tiny Tot Lessons
For our youngest equestrians, we offer 30 minute sessions that are tailored for each rider. These are 1-on-1 instruction and may include a split of ground learning including grooming, tacking, and leading our equine partners in addition to ride time.
Showmanship lessons include instruction and education on showmanship basics, pattern work, and presentation. Excellent preparation for 4-H and circuit showmen! These lessons maybe 1-on-1 or group instruction.
COST: $35.00 per half hour
Prepaid punch cards can be purchased. Six lessons for $180.00
SCHEDULE: By appointment on Monday-Thursday and Saturday and Sunday.
ATTIRE: Any rider under 18 years of age is required to wear a helmet, boots, and long pants. Helmets are provided if you do not have your own.
FORMS: All participants or their guardian must complete and sign a liability waiver
A 24 hour cancellation notice is appreciated.
In the event of severe or cold weather, we will call you to reschedule your lesson.
Our indoor and outdoor riding arenas allow us to provide lessons year round, so be sure to dress for the weather.
Please complete the forms below and bring them to your first lesson!