Horseback Riding & Therapy Center
Horseback Riding & Therapy Center

Horseback Riding & Therapy Center

Offers remote services
Discounts available
Offers remote services
Discounts available
$120/session
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It’s free, with no obligation to book

Introduction: We provide safe instruction on sound horses that love their jobs. We provide both English, Hunter, Jumper Eventing, Dressage, Equitation riding opportunities. Our instructors are lifetime equine professionals with years of experience both teaching and riding. Every lesson begins with a 101 safety course followed by a rider evaluation. We believe in having safe ground handling skills before we put riders on the horse. We also honor our horses with only asking them to be worked once a day, this provides fresh, sound and happy horses for you to learn on. We can take riders from beginner to competitive showing with our advanced instruction by Grand Prix Show Jumping coaches and Preliminary Eventing level coaching. We also provide mental health services for this individuals struggling with emotional challenges, our licensed therapists work with our healing herd members to create a safe, nurturing and healing environment to heal your troubled minds. Seeing riders gain confidence and move through the stages of riding on safe and gentle horses. Seeing Horses go from homeless and abandoned to cherished members of the Zuma's Family. Taking children once thought to have disorders to flourishing brilliance a midst the equine magic at Zuma's
Overview

Hired 22 times

Serves Littleton, CO

Background checked

6 employees

14 years in business

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Credit card, PayPal, Stripe, Venmo, Zelle

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  • Private Horseback Riding Lessons - Littleton 2020

    Private Horseback Riding Lessons

  • We have been with Zumas for over 6 months now and

Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for responsiveness, value, and professionalism.

Excellent 4.9

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Jenneth Z.
Jul 26, 2020
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Completed a riding evaluation with Nicole Irvine last Wednesday. She was a fantastic teacher, and I loved the facility at Zuma's. I rode Twilight, one of their many rehabbed rescues. I felt both very safe and appropriately challenged for my skill level. I signed up for once weekly private lessons.

Details: 26 - 44 years old • Beginner • Fun and relaxation • No, I do not have a horse • English • As recommended by professional • At the pro’s location

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Courtney C.
Jan 3, 2018
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Hired on Thumbtack

I have really enjoyed working with Jodi. Their website gave some wonderful insight to what their stables are all about and I love the mission of the team. We are really looking forward to starting lessons!

Details: 10 - 12 years old • Western • Beginner • Trail riding • Fun and relaxation • No, I do not have a horse • Once a week • Evening (after 6pm) • Late afternoon (3pm - 6pm) • Morning (9am - noon) • Early morning (before 9am) • Early afternoon (noon - 3pm) • Evening (after 6pm) • Late afternoon (3pm - 6 pm) • On an ongoing basis • Willing to work around teacher's schedule • Conducting initial research • I travel to the horseback riding instructor

Horseback Riding & Therapy Center's reply
So happy you found us! Please stay in touch if you need anything more from your experience with us.
Horseback Riding Lessons (for children or teenagers)
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Aislynn U.
May 24, 2017
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We have been with Zumas for over 6 months now and love them! They are the best with my daughter who is 4 now. They work on the basics and teach her what she needs to know to be safe, while still making sure she has fun. We absolutely love Carmen!
Horseback Riding & Therapy Center's reply
Thanks for the kind words! Happy to provide our services.
Horseback Riding Lessons (for children or teenagers)
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Laurie T.
Nov 7, 2012
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Received very quick response with detailed information after my request was posted. Have not yet started lessons, but will repost another review once that has happened.
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Anne R.
Jan 27, 2020
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Hired on Thumbtack

Alex connected so well with my grandsons, aged 4 & 7! She completely engaged them in the experience.

Details: Younger than 6 years old • No experience • Fun and relaxation • No, I do not have a horse • What the instructor recommends • As recommended by professional • At the pro’s location

Private Horseback Riding Lessons
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Jodi Messenich

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    We offer discounts for those that choose to sign up for monthly lesson programs and pay for lessons and leasing in advance. Prescheduled lessons are reserved and cost less.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    All new customers are placed into an 2-hour horsemanship program to ensure safe handling of horses on the ground. Our horses have been trained a specific way, so though you may have a lifetime of horse experience, we want to be sure you are trained in the same methods our horses are trained in. Once you have completed a 101 class we have a rider evaluation, this allows us to find the best horse in the herd to suit your needs and abilities. We focus on classical instruction, form follows function, proper seat and hand placement combined with soft cues create the most successful partnerships with the horses.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Our instructors offer horse care, nutrition, and wellness programs to complement our riding lessons. We feel that all riders should understand how the horses bodies function to be the best steward to the horses making for the most willing equine partners.

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