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Dana Smith Show Team, Inc.
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Callie D.
Verified review

Riding with Dana Smith has been a wonderful and amazing experience. Coming from me that's completely honest because I've been riding with her for 13 years+

Bravado Farms
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Dana E.
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I have been riding with Tara for almost a year now and I am thankful for the opportunity to have become a part of her barn family at Full Circle Farms. Tara did a tremendous job with helping me bring my beloved 20 year old Warmblood back from an injury sustained outside of her care. Tara's extreme attention to detail and her wealth of equine knowledge was pivotal in my horse's recovery. Tara treats every horse in the barn like her own and carefully monitors their care, while providing a tailored riding program for each horse/rider combination. As a full-time+ CPA, I work long hours during the weekdays, which makes getting out to the barn to ride during the week nearly impossible. However, Tara has been extremely flexible in working with my schedule so that I can get as much riding time in as possible. Further, I know my horse is being regularly exercised and well cared for in my absence, which definitely helps me sleep at night. I am so lucky to have found a trainer who is willing to work around my schedule and who has taken a keen interested in getting me back into the sport after an almost 10 year hiatus. Tara is an extremely hard worker and determined professional who thrives on the accomplishments of her students. Her passion for the sport and love of horses seems to be the driving force behind Tara's motivation to go above an beyond. I can not say enough to emphasize how grateful I am to train with her.

Vogel Equine LLC,.
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron V.
Verified review

I have been in training with VE since end of 2012. After not riding for 14 years she brought me from never jumping to showing in the jumper classics. My horses are always sound and happy. VE found me remarkable horses which have helped me achieve my goals and dreams. Team VE for ME!

Majestic Farms LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Jillian H.
    Verified review

    I simply cannot say enough wonderful things about Majestic Farms! Due to a year long deployment to Afghanistan with the US Army, I had to make the choice between either selling my 3 year old mare, "Gidget", or finding a place to turn her out for a year. Luckily, I didn't have to do either as Austin and Eric came to the rescue! They have not only done a beautiful finishing my mare, but they keep me in the loop about her training and are always sending me wonderful pictures and emails which is a huge morale boost over here! I've never had to worry about the decisions being made concerning the well being of my horse as I know they take care of "Gidget" like one of their own. I had the pleasure of being able to attend one horse show with Majestic Farms before I left for my deployment and was more than impressed with their professional attitude while at the same time making all of their customers feel like family. I have been showing horses for 15 years and have never had more fun at a horse show than I experienced with Majestic Farms, and that is including all the shows I have won blue ribbons at! Majestic Farms is an outstanding facility with a wonderful staff who treat all their customers (and horses!) with the same respect and show equal enthusiasm toward their customers goals whether they are there for their first riding lesson, interested only in riding for pleasure, or own a world class show horse! Please check out Majestic Farms, you will not be dissapointed!

    Leahy Riding Academy
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Christi K.
    Verified review

    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!

    • 35 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Janice C.
    Verified review

    I love working with Kim! My 5 year old was impossible to ride at shows when I started working with Kim last year. Now he is winning at 1st level.

    Dapple Grey Farm
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Brooke S.
    Verified review

    I love the barn and all the people there! Great horses and amazing trainer.

    South Coast Equestrian
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Ethel L.
    Verified review

    Head trainer Jessica Odom and assistant trainer Lacy Norris are two of the most amazing people I have had the pleasure to meet. Their devotion to their "job" (for them is not a job...it is their passion) and the kids is unparalleled, their main concern is pairing the student with the right horse, so the child feels safe and secure and enjoys the ride. I should know. My daughter has been riding at South Coast Equestrian for 10 years and has never been happier. After having a previous bad experience at another barn she was very hesitant to get back on a horse again even though it was what she loved the most; but with Jessica's and Lacy's love and patience my girl got back on the saddle and blossomed into an amazing and very confident rider, who not only enjoys riding but everything that has to do with the stable, from grooming and feeding the horses to aiding an ailing horse to mocking the stalls and everything in between, she can see herself running a farm in her future and is all thanks to her experience at South Coast Equestrian...they are the best in town!!!

    KCS Equestrian Center
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 36 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Wendy W.
    Verified review

    Kathy put a lot of emphases on safety during my daughters' first equestrian lesson, which was a great experience. We're really looking forward to learning more from Kathy in the coming weeks.

    Fuller Training Center
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Sarah R.
      Verified review

      Christina is calm relaxed and pushes you to your full potential as she knows what you can truly accomplish. She has also become one of my best friends and I am beyond thankful. She is the most patient kind and caring trainer you will ever find!

      • 20 years in business
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      We offer Western performance horse clinics, lessons and training in a fun, relaxed environment. I am both an NRHA professional and a judge.

      • 12 years in business
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      We provide regular hunter/jumper training lessons for kids and adults. We have four full time trainers and approximately fifty horses under training stabled at the barn. We have customers that compete in the A show circuit, the county circuit, and those who do not compete at all. We have three rings, all with recently updated state of the art footing, a beautiful rec room, pastures, and lots of stabling options.

      About

      We work hard to make sure that you and the horse are comfortable and safe during the training. We mainly do fun obstacle courses, trail rides in the mountains behind Nuevo and games. We currently offer lessons for adults and children over six years old.

      About

      Equestricise is an English-based riding instruction program designed for riders of all abilities. We incorporate dressage, hunt seat, and trail riding to give riders a broad base of experience and to work on developing a secure position and seat. Horseback riding is a proven way to increase overall muscle tone, core strength, flexibility, confidence, balance, and poise. At Equestricise, we create an individual lesson program based on each rider's individual goals and expectations. We aim to please! We want you to have a positive riding experience.

      About

      I am teaching beginners to ride and take care of their horses. Clients will learn the basics, ground manners, joining up, tacking up, bathing, riding, and proper sitting.

      About

      Horseback riding lessons for the first-time beginner and advanced competitor. Our mission statement is to provide unsurpassed customer service, focusing on each of our clients definition of success and translating the language of the horse and rider into flawless communication, resulting in the harmony of two balanced athletes, with solid foundations, both mentally and physically. Ages 3 and up, we cater to our clients' individual goals and help them exceed their expectations.

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      I have taught San Diego's kids to ride for over 30 years. Many of my students have started riding with me in grade school and have continued until they leave for college. I teach horseback riding and horsemanship lessons in a systematic progressive program, providing a healthy and fun way to learn many of life's lessons while learning to enjoy, compete and love horses.

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      Horse riding lessons for beginners or intermediate riders. I will come and work with your horse and you on building your relationship together for a comfortable ride. I have over 20 years experience. When you call, ask for Tara

      About

      A 10 Acre ranch with 200 acres of open land and trails in Temecula Wine Country hosts Equusfit. A fitness and wellness retreat for horses and humans. I present a very open path to enjoyment of yourself and your horse. I offer a Mind, Body and Spirit platform for self discovery and exploration of movement and communication that when in tune feels like magic! Moving at your comfort level within those parameters. It's more than just a horse lesson. It's an experience and hopefully a way of life . You must be willing to work with the horse on the ground to establish trust and close communication that will further your experience and make the transition to riding smooth, safe and truly enjoyable. If a quick ride to try out horses is what you want this may not be for you. With that said the workout is amazing! Very effective on all levels of fitness using natural elements, horses as well as conventional fitness equipment. Both My partner and I are Certified and Insured Personal Trainers as well as CHA Certified Horseman. We are currently only accepting 10 fulltime 2x a week sessions. Most sessions are an hour and 1/2 or longer. We are are available to travel on monthly packages only. *Everyone is always welcome to stay and enjoy the ranch after their session. :) Kids, Dogs and picnics welcome. *Horse Boarding is case by case basis : Currently one opening for Dec 1 Only requirement is positive vibes!

      About

      The Riding Academy has brought the joy of horses to many families for nearly 30 years. Riding lessons, school break day camps, and equestrian vaulting are all offered at our conveniently located facility in Menifee, CA, close to the I-215.

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      Need a Horseback Riding Instructor

      Wildomar, CA

      • Skill level
        Beginner
      • Riding Style
        Western
      • Student's age
        Child
      • Details
        I have two children 4 yr old boy & 6 yr old girl. Both would want lessons. perhaps a group rate would apply in our case.

      Need a Horseback Riding Instructor

      Poway, CA

      • Skill level
        Beginner
      • Riding Style
        English
      • Student's age
        Child
      • Details
        My Daughter has a couple years of lessons under her belt with western, and just started English. I would like for her to continue with English- she has basic trott and beginning canter. She would like to start jumping this summer if possible. She also like helping in the stables if that is a possibility.
      • $75
        Average price
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