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WHOA LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tesa B.
Verified review

Emily has taught me everything I know about horses and horseback riding. I have enjoyed taking lessons with her since my childhood. She is an amazing teacher and is truly passionate about providing quality equine education!

Book Family Farm
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie E.
Verified review

AMAZING!!!! I cannot even tell you how much I have learned at the Book Family Farm!!!! I was riding for a good 5 or 6 years before I came to the farm and I still learned about dressage, jumping, equitation, western games, trail riding, training and teaching!! Mrs. Book gave me the opportunity to train some of her horses for her and through that I learned what I was truely capable of!!! I grew as a rider and person!! It became a family for me!! I also learned about general care of horses and vet care through owners of horses that had injuries, even though the horse had an injury it was still amazing to see how the vet was able to help the horse overcome its injury!! I also have been able to ride many different horses with very different personalities!! I also was able to buy my first horse from Mrs. Book, I had been training him for a year and a half and I decided I wanted to buy him and take him to college and she had no use for him so i was able to work out a deal with her!!! Mrs. Book gives all her students great instruction from dressage and jumping to western games and trail riding!!! It is an amazing place to be!!!!

  • 30 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
Verified review

Deb was so educational. She takes to time to explain everything from care of the horse, safety to riding. My 11 year old had the time of her life and can't wait to go back!

  • 15 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I have a talent of interpreting the behavior portrayed buy the horse while communicating the "Fix" to the rider. My attention to detail is outstanding. One of my mentors is Ginny Spooner of Huntington Beach Ca.(10 years). Ginny's son Richard is one of the best Grand Prix riders in the WORLD!

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We offer therapeutic horseback riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. Our hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., from Monday to Thursday. The cost is $40 per lesson. Our customers come year round to ride in our indoor arena or outside around the farm. We offer both English and Western riding lessons. Helmets are provided. Our staff members are certified instructors by PATH International and by doing so, we take great care to provide safe, quality riding to our clients. We take great pride in the care of our horses and abide by our state and national standards mandated by PACTH and PATH International.

Not So Shady acres
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Joanne S.
Verified review

Devon Wallish provides me with confidence in the saddle and insightful information to help me improve my riding. Coming out of 2 surgeries and no longer a spring chicken, I love taking lessons from him, he helps me feel secure.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Beginner and intermediate riders enjoy a full hour in the saddle. I teach them to be quiet, confident and effective while riding a horse or a pony. Horsemanship, grooming and caring for a horse are also integrated into each lesson. For the rider who wants to compete, we go to horse shows. For the trail rider, we go to Paperchases in the spring and fall. References are available upon request.

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Growing up, my life revolved around horses. It still does! I have been riding for as long as I can remember (since I was four). I have experience in Western and dressage but mainly focus on hunter/jumper for myself. Aside from physical riding knowledge and skill, it has greatly benefited me to learn about all aspects of horses and caring for them. In teaching lessons, I have found that the more knowledge you have to offer, the more interested the client becomes in furthering his/her own understanding of the animal under them. Lessons can be customized to suit the needs of each particular rider, whether he/she be young/older, beginner/advanced, or for more therapeutic reasons, all together. In addition to teaching people how to ride, I also have pretty extensive experience when it comes to teaching the horses themselves. Reconditioning is a constant necessity. Every time you ride, you teach your horse something, whether you realize it or not. It is extremely easy for a horse to pick up bad habits overtime. By working with the horse and showing the client exercises to do on their own, general problems are easily solved. Lessons/training prices are determined by time and travel distance.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We offer English and western riding lessons for ages six years and up. We offer training for western pleasure, jumping, English pleasure, trick training, and driving. Bring your horse to us, or we can come to you. You can ride up to 30 miles from our barn. Our facilities includes a lighted outdoor ring, indoor ring, six stalls, three fields, and trails on the farm. Riding lessons are $25 each. Horse training starts at $300 a month. Boarding is $300 a month for horses and $175 a month for minis/ponies under 40-inch tall. Call us for more info.

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Touch of Class Riding School offers many services to the equine enthusiast. For our students, we provide instruction for all levels – beginner to advanced. For our boarders, we provide full care, with the peace of mind knowing your horse/pony is receiving the best care possible. Riders ages 5 and older enjoy spending the lazy days of summer at our camp riding, learning, and playing. If you are a scout troop, let us help you earn your Horsemanship Merit Badge for boy scouts, Horse Fan Badge for junior girls, or Horse Sense for cadets and seniors. We can even do Council's Own try-it programs for Brownies.

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I offer professional pony ride services for all occasions, including church functions, festivals, birthday parties, camps, reunions, and brownie/girl scout/boy scout troops. We educate the children all about horse/pony care, nutrition, dental care, vaccinations, vet care, stall care, different types of tack, and grooming and provide pony rides. Different packages are available, such as the following: * Pony rides only * Education and pony rides * Education/pony rides/craft * Education/pony rides/craft/cake, ice cream, pizza, and drinks We also offer riding lessons in English, Western, hunter/jumper, dressage, and natural horsemanship for all ages at our farm.

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We offer trail rides through the beautiful countryside in Southern Pennsylvania. You will be riding well-trained and very pretty horses on our trails through the woods, crossing creeks, up and down hills and out in the open. You will see firsthand how much you can take in on the back of a horse. You will see wildlife in this quiet section of York County. We are only 45 mins from Balitimore, MD; 60 mins from Harrisburg, PA; and 40 mins from Gettysburg, PA. The owner, Anne, has been a horsewoman for as long as she can remember. She has made her love of horses into a business she loves. Anne, has been training horses, competing all over the country in rodeos, giving riding lessons, working with special-needs children and adults for many years. It gives Anne the patience and skill to take people out on the trails that have never been on a horse before. Whether you have ridden all your life or never touched a horse, you will love our horses. They aren't old hack horses, they are well-trained, responsive and user friendly. Children are welcome, ages 5 and up. My customers love the horses, and that it is a real trail ride. We have lots of repeat customers. We even have people that own their horses but come here to ride ours. Customers love our saddles, they are very comfortable and well-made. The customers love that we stress safety for the horses and riders at all times. We give trail rides all year-round. Come ride with us; you never know you may see a white deer, red-tailed hawks, bald eagles, raccoon, great-horned owls, coyotes, and white-tailed deer -- they are seen on most every ride. Give us a call, and you will not be disappointed.

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I work with the horse and the rider. I teach basic to advanced horsemanship that is needed for all levels and types of riding. I am referred to as the last resort for problem horses.

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I specialize in dressage, trail riding and lunging. I've recently started cross country. I am capable of teaching all ages (as young as six). I'm good with beginners as well as intermediates.

McClain Show Horses
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
Verified review

We love Mandy. My daughter has taken lessons from her for the past 3 years. Mandy has taken her from a beginner rider to winning at the State 4-H Show to regional Appaloosa Breed Shows. If you are just looking for lessons or need a full Show Horse barn, Mandy can help you out.

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Fairfax Station, VA

  • Riding Style
    English
  • Age
    Child
  • Experience
    No experience
  • Details
    we are looking for a place providing beginner horseback riding lessons for our 5 year old gril who has no formal experience and just been on a horse a few times at parties or fairs
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