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Calabasas Horseback Riding Instructors

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Lorribee Riding School
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina M.
Verified review

I don't think I could possibly gush enough about working with Lorainne! A little about me: I'm an adult student. I can be shy and I embarrass pretty easily, which I think can make me a difficult student. I was hesitant about taking horseback riding lessons, mostly because when I tried it as a kid, it was a little traumatizing. I remember the lessons were in a huge group, so I often didn't catch what was going on, and I remember being yelled at a lot (I'm sure it was for my own safety, but I would be so panicked by being yelled at that it was hard for me to learn). Due to the expense of taking lessons, and probably my lack of enthusiasm for them, I stopped going. Fast forward a few (okay, a lot) of years and working one-on-one with Lorainne. In a million years, I didn't think I could feel as comfortable as I do so quickly. She is extremely knowledgeable about horses and riding. She is also incredibly patient and takes great care in explaining everything from the horse's anatomy and how to saddle properly knowing such, to knowing a horse's temperament and how to approach them. She works with me at my pace to make sure I'm both comfortable and safe. I absolutely love riding, and while we're still working it, I do feel a lot more confident than I thought I would! Lorainne is very caring and a true joy to work with. My lessons are by far one of the best parts of my week and they are worth every penny!

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Doubly Lucky Riding
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marissa E.
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Within two weeks of our Thumbtack exchange I was up and riding on a horse. The lessons are affordable and scheduling is flexible. I am already beyond satified with my experience.

Silent Partners Stables
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie F.
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Janene is an amazing riding instructor. She is extremely knowledgeable and incredibly sweet! She is very professional and will challenge you, as well as identify your weaknesses and turn them into strengths. If you are truly looking to excel in this sport Janene is who you want.

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Heesun H.
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We love Dream Catcher L.A.!!! My son, who has cerebral palsy, has been receiving therapeutic horseback riding for a year with this organization. It has been, from the beginning, a very positive experience. The entire staff, instructors and volunteers, are incredibly passionate about the work they do. There is an intuitive understanding of how the relationship with these beautiful horses can help these kids, not just physically but also emotionally. Each program is customized for each rider and Joan, founder and instructor, is remarkable in her ability to connect with each rider. Her energy level is always high and she truly loves each child that comes into the program.

3D Farms
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sahara J.
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I have ridden with Diane for 13+ years now and cannot say enough good things about her. Simply the best there is. If you are a beginner and want to learn to ride in a professional, fun and safe environment, give Diane a call. 3D Farms also offers high-level training for experienced riders in both dressage and jumping. If you are a horse-owner looking for a trainer, your horse will have top quality training and care at 3D Farms. If my horse could leave a review, he would give Diane 5 stars too!

Olga K.
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Nancy Degan is an outstanding horse trainer. She has extreme patience and kindness with her animal children. Her horse tricks are cute and clever. Her whole life centers around the love of horses. I recommend her highly for children's birthday parties.

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4 the love of horses
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra E.
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I always learn so much from Holly. Her riding experience and her love for horses makes her such a great teacher.

Horse ETC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Curt And Andrea K.
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Kim's experience and knowledge of horses, is a valuable asset to any horse owner. Kim has spent years gaining and then successfully teaching other horse owners what she knows from ground work to competition. She has helped my husband and I improve our understanding and skill set to start young horses and help older horses that have come to our barn with poor ground manners. Her patience and ability to explain detail is priceless. Our family highly recommends Kim for your novice to advanced horsemanship needs.

Cowboy Boot Camp
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Susan D.
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I have been a member of Cowboy Boot Camp for over five years and learn something every time I ride a horse, which is weekly. I have become adept at tack, grooming and riding, all because of Jim Moore. The experience of riding a horse on the gorgeous trails in Palos Verdes is exhilarating and soothing for the soul -- I highly recommend it.

RD Equine
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Julie B.
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Rhi is a fantastic trainer. She focuses on both horsemanship and riding. Our daughter has significantly improved her technique and confidence! Additionally, Rhi’s calm demeanor and professional attitude always help keep our daughter focused and comfortable while riding.

Better Horses
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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Belinda is an amazing riding instructor! Her horses are beautiful and trustworthy and her natural horsemanship techniques are practical, unique, and very ethical. So thankful to have her as my trainer.

Slide N Fly Equines
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Lindsay O.
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    Since I started training under Erika Campbell, I have since took First place in my Rookie Reining Show class at only my second Reining show! I was brand new to the sport of Reining and needed a lot of work on my riding skills. She has helped my overall riding skills immensely and given me the confidence I lacked. Erika makes training fun and she puts her heart and soul into training horses and riders. Whether you just want to be a better horsemen or go compete, Erika will help you accomplish your goals! She is very professional and one of the the hardest working trainers that I know. She cares about her clients and treats them like family. I would highly recommend her for any horse training services you need!

    Samantha Richardson
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Elizabeth M.
      Verified review

      Sam is a highly capable and knowledgeable instructor who recognizes the unique needs of individual students, is prepared for every lesson, and wants her students to enjoy their learning processes. She combines kindness with just the right amount of tough love to support students as they strengthen their riding skills. I recommend Sam to both new and experienced riders.

      • 18 years in business
      About

      We are a full-service training barn located at the beautiful Bell Canyon Equestrian Center in West Hills, Ca. We specialize in hunters, jumpers, equitation, showing, sales, and young green horses. All training programs are customized to each horse and rider to insure they can reach their goals, whether it is learning to ride or at a high level of competition. Owner/head trainer Dani has over 15 years of experience riding and training on the "A" hunter/jumper circuit. She has won many awards and championships throughout her extensive riding career under some top Grand Prix and Olympic trainers. She also has taken many kids to winning top year-end championships and medal finals. We are members of USEF, USHJA, LAHJA, SFHJA, PCHA, CPHA, and TVHSA.

      About

      With over 45 years' experience in horsemanship, we are able to provide horsemanship classes, horse boarding, riding lessons, and horse transportation.

      About

      We are a full-service equine riding center. We provide sports horse training and lessons for the beginners to advanced students. We have excellent lesson horses, hunters, jumpers and dressage, from top instructors. If you own a horse, we have excellent full-service amenities and care for the show horse enthusiast! Active show team and lots of training experiences are scheduled annually.

      About

      Our ranch is located in the small town of Agua Dulce on 9 acres of quiet, rolling hillside, bordering the Angeles National Forest. We're on the outskirts of the beautiful, family-oriented Santa Clarita Valley. We provide the following: * horse riding lessons * birthday parties * filming and photography location * special events and much more We provide horses and our western ranch scenery for filming and photography. Our property is also available as a filming location.

      About

      I can teach the following: * Horseback riding lessons for kids * ASL (American sign language) lesso

      About

      Elite Equestrian Riding Club Specializing in Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation, Showing, Sales, Leases and Ponies. Passion for the equestrian sport and love to develop new riders and watching then flourish into true athletes.

      About

      I have a lot of experience with kids, teens, horses, and teaching riders of all ages and skill levels. I am most adept with Western style riding but I also love to teach beginning English style classes! I'll also teach anything you want to know about general horse care and ground handling. If you've got the horse, I'm willing to teach!

      About

      We offer fun, supportive and educational lessons in hunters and jumpers, 3-day eventing and dressage. We teach all ages and all levels. Trainer has experience in all equestrian fields for over 20 years and has ridden with many industry professionals. We will travel to clients. Start improving and having fun today!

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