Q: What can I expect in a riding lesson at Green Wood Stables?
A: Lessons are one hour in length. Approximately 15 minutes of that time are spent grooming the and tacking up the horse. Each lesson is roughly 45 minutes of riding time.
Q: What will I learn in a lesson at Green Wood Stables?
A: We teach each student how to groom and tack up a horse. We primarily focus on saddle seat lessons but also offer stock seat lessons. The first few lessons are on an individual basis and then we move into a group setting as the rider progresses and becomes more comfortable.
Q: How much do lessons cost?
A: A one hour lesson is $35.
Q: What should I wear to lessons?
A: We suggest that you wear comfortable jeans or jods, boots (no slip sole with a heel), and a riding helmet.
Q: Do I have to have my own tack?
A: Green Wood Stables has tack for each of our lesson horses. However, if you'd like to ride in your own saddle you are welcome to do so.
Q: Do I need to own a horse to take lessons?
A: No, here at Green Wood Stables we offer a variety of lesson horses for riders of all levels. If at any point you decide that you would like to purchase a horse we use our knowledge to assist in the purchasing process.
Q: Do I have to own a horse to show?
A: No, we have horses available for riders to use at the shows we attend.
Q: Do I have to show to take lessons?
A: No, riding is a great source of exercise and we offer year round lessons in our indoor arena.
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