Hillside Stables' riding lessons are taylored to the individual's needs,
ability, and goals. All lessons are based on horse
training techniques that allow free flow of communication
between horse and rider. The rider learns to 'ask'
the horse for a movement, not 'make' the horse do
something. This creates a positive atmosphere in which
the horse and rider work as a team.
will work with your schedule when setting lesson times.
Most students keep a weekly running appointment with
twice a week lessons also available.
Days and times:
The barn is open Tuesday through Sunday for lessons
- 6am - 6pm. Please call for availability of
instructors and times.
Request a lesson - Please include which days and
times are best for you.
lessons (except dressage-see below) are an hour long
with that including the tack and untack time.
Ride portion averages out to be about half of the
lesson. We think it is very important that the
student not think of the horse as a 'vehicle'.
There are responsibilities of grooming and applying
the saddle and bridle that keeps the horse
comfortable and healthy.
Everyone has their own reason for taking lessons.
Our goal is to give a solid foundation of horse
psychology with direction toward your individual