Horse Riding

Learn to Ride a Horse

Whether you are interested in learning to ride, or are hoping to refine your skills, Stowe Farm offers horse riding  at all  levels.

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Licensed Instructors  available for scheduled lessons . 

 Weekly horse riding  lessons beginning from 2 pm till 7 pm each Tue, Wed, along with Thursdays. While most of our classes are group, we  offer private as well.  Teaching beginner, as much as advanced, we have something for all. Children just beginning should schedule 1/2 hour class since their bodies will not be accustomed to using these new muscles. In addition to walk , trot, canter,  we offer jumping and trail classes.

 In a group setting, riders will also have the opportunity to learn from  peers while making new friends.  Riders are scheduled into groups that best fit their ability. Stowe Farm suggest's weekly riding, as a result, the group will move forward together.  Furthermore , as a weekly rider, you will be able to gather your steed, in addition to grooming and tacking your horse up. These task's are part of riding,  therefore we encourage children to stay to groom and put out their horse as well. Since some horses are used again, another horse would be available for your child to groom.

13668905_10153606906841034_7733531569221407147_oTypes of horse riding lessons offered

  • Game riding classes
  • Jumping classes
  • Trail classes
  • Flat work discipline classes
  • Adult relaxation classes
  • Pleasure riding
  • English or Western

 

Horseback Riding Camp 

Dates now available on our Summer camp page!

This is a popular camp and is perfect for young riders who want to learn more about horses and other small animals!

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During  camp, children  learn about, and participate  in daily riding , horse safety, care, tack and equipment. Please check out our Summer camp page. 

This camp complies with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local board of health. Parents have the right to request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances.

 

Trail Rides

Reservations required.

1 Hour Ride - $40/hr

*Closed toe shoes only for all participants 

Lesson Rates

½ hour semi private - $30

1 hour group - $40

Cancellation Policy

For lessons, payment for the month is due during the first week of the month.

We request 24 hour advance notice in the event of cancellation, and all cancelled lessons must be used within 1 month of purchase. 

People who give no notice or are no-shows are responsible for the entire cost of the lesson.

Contact Maura for registration and scheduling, email maura@stowefarm.com

Download our Forms

Before riding, these forms must be filled out by the rider (if 18 and older) or the rider's legal guardian. Please make sure to have these forms available before your ride.

Rider Risk Agreement

Emergency Contact

Riding Lesson Policy Form