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Boulder Beginner Horse Riding Instructors

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Laura's Lessons
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Renee M.
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We have our 7 year old taking horse riding lessons with Laura. Her horse is so well trained both my husband and I feel extremely safe with our daughter riding her. Laura is so wonderful with our daughter and they have developed a lovely relationship, and my daughter's confidence is blossoming. I love the fact that Laura teaches her everything from brushing a horse to riding skills. We would recommend Laura's Lessons for sure!!

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Lessons with Lisa
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Annette L.
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I had been looking for a riding instructor for my 10 year old son that would be a good match. Knowing my son and being a former teacher/western rider I really wanted a person to match his learning style, be kind, patient and make his formal riding experience positive and meaningful. Once I met Lisa and observed how she began the riding lesson, communicated with my son, worked with the horse and progressed through the session I was joyfully impressed with her as an instructor. My son is excited and looks forward to his lessons with Lisa. I am so happy that Lisa has started my son on the right foot with caring for a horse, grooming, saddling, riding, working on his seat/balance, keeping light hands and enjoying being around horses. I am very grateful to Lisa for making riding lessons such a wonderful life long learning experience. As for me, I have been able to take riding lessons with Lisa too. I rode western when I was 9 to 18 years old and loved every minute of it. Then, I had to stop riding after I went to college and then life took over...marriage, job, traveling and having my son. Lisa was kind enough to offer lessons for me to get back riding again. I was thrilled, so I decided to try riding english focusing on seat work. Lisa was so patient and kind about getting me back into the saddle feeling confident again. She made riding fun and challenging for me mentally and physically. It has been so nice to be able to ride again, have it be an enjoyable experience, ride with my son and learn new skills. Lisa is an amazing instructor for kids and adults. It is a bonus getting one on one instruction. If you are interested in horseback riding for your child and/or yourself, contact Lisa.

Lynchland Stables
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kerry M.
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This is an amazing barn with amazing people. Jackie, the group of clients, and the instructors love to have fun with horses while improving riding skills. This barn will meet your every need. If you want to be competitive in the show rings, they can prepare well for that. If you want a laid back environment that is not all about everyone one-up-ing each other, you will find Lynchland is a refreshing place to learn. Jackie Lynch knows her stuff with horses and you can be assured that all horses are well cared for! Come join the Lynchland Family!

Katelyn Kent Training
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tom S.
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Katelyn is a true professional in her work of training horses, teaching riders horsemanship skills and coaching people to sharpen their life skills.

  • 10 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle C.
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Great learning experience. I appreciate their expertise in teaching and how they handle their horses. My daughter is so happy to ride here. The teachers and staff are wonderful. We have taken extra classes on handling the horses which are informative and fun.

Legacy Equestrians LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jill L.
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My daughter started taking lessons from Codi (Legacy Equestrians) late last summer, and she loves it. Codi is so positive, fun, encouraging, and knowledgeable! We have both learned so much from Codi. I would highly recommend her as an instructor to anyone, beginner or experienced!!

Kids and Horses
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah M.
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My daughter did a four hour riding lesson on 12/31/16 with Darla at Kids and Horses. It was excellent! I would highly recommend this riding school. My daughter is 9 years old, extremely shy and a beginner with horses. Darla was a great instructor! She made her feel comfortable right away. We can not wait to continue lessons at Kids and Horses.

Cottonwood Riding Club
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Noelle F.
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Tara is one of the best instructors I've ridden with and is especially amazing on the training side. She has a ton of expertise with green horses and is is an all-around excellent horsewoman. Cottonwood offers a great, diverse lesson program; a warm, family-friendly atmosphere; a gorgeous cross country course and some of the BEST scenery and trails around. We board our young horse there and could not be happier.

Running Wolf Riding Center
2.2
from 5 reviews
    Steve W.
    Verified review

    My son Cody (8yrs old) had the best lesson ever. He love the horse and listened better than I have ever seen. I will bringing. Him back for more lessons.

    Horse Potential
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 14 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Lauren P.
    Verified review

    Leslie was quick to respond to my request for horseback riding lessons and I cannot wait to start riding with her as my instructor!

    Fair Montain Farms

    New To Thumbtack

    • 31 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    Fair Mountain Stables Riding Program, I board, train and give riding lessons. I have 40 years of experience in the equine arena. I am a 4-H leader in the equine project and have had a 4-H club for 30 years. I am a very laid-back person and easy to get along with, but safety around horses is an absolute. I have taught all ages, from 5 to 50. I love English and Western and have wonderful school horses that can make you have a great experience learning how to ride. I became a professional trainer to help people transform their lives, and I want to see you accomplish more than you can on your own. It is difficult to find the time and motivation, so I will push you to accomplish your goals.

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