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Lorribee Riding School
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 28 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!

Premier Equine Rehab
4.6
from 18 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Davina D.
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Jenny is friendly, kind, very knowledgeable. My daughter loves riding at her stables.

Doubly Lucky Riding
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 9 hires 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.

  • 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.

Silent Partners Stables
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 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.

  • 23 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kirstin R.
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I came in with very little horseback riding experience and she has taught me so much in the few short months that I have been taking lessons. It is great because she not only teaches you to ride, but also how to care for the horse before and after the lesson. Molly always makes sure that everything is safe and most importantly fun. The facility is very clean and well kept and everyone is very friendly. I would recommend her to all levels of riders.

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.

RD Equine
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 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.

Leahy Riding Academy
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Christi K.
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The instructors at Leahy Riding Academy have been patient, focused, and kind in my learning. As a adult learner, they adjust to my pace and provide guidance and support with my weaknesses. I highly recommend them!

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 E.
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I had never ridden or been around horses until much later in life. After joining CBC, I learned basic, valuable horsemanship, which I use and implement to this day. My horse and riding are now a big part of my life. Thank you Jim!

Canyon Creek Ranch
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Diane Q.
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We scheduled riding lessons for our 7 yr old granddaughter with Molly as a Christmas gift. Molly was great getting this set up as we are 3000miles away. Our girl’s first lesson was yesterday and she had such a great time. Thank you Molly !!!!

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

  • 18 years in business
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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.

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Footprints Therapeutic Riding Center's mission is to establish a life-changing connection with our rescued horses, through a therapeutic riding classes. This is good for students with a variety of disabilities, or without! We offer many programs for disabled and able-bodied students of all ages, from 3 years to adult. Services include riding lessons, summer camps, birthday parties, etc. Check out our website for pricing and more information. We are located in Phelan, CA, 92371 of Southern California's High Desert.

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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.

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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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Prado Equestrian Center has been in business in Chino for nearly 40 years! We offer hourly horseback riding tours, horse boarding, and even an on-site discount tack store! Our trail rides are through the basin in Prado Park and are really beautiful. Our guides are respectful and patient. Our tack is all newer and safe! Our horses are gentle, personable, and treated well. They are gorgeous! We board horses in pipe or barn stalls at the best rate in the Inland Empire. Our customers come from all areas, including Ontario, San Bernardino, Norco, Corona, and Orange County. We are freeway close! We accept reservations and walk-ins.

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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.

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Trabuco Canyon, CA

  • Age
    Child
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Details
    My daughter has saved her money all year and wants to take lessons over the summer. She has had a few private lessons and attended a horse camp. I am interested in having her learn to care for, learn to be safe and ride.
  • $56.25
    Average price
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