Winter Group Riding Lessons
Group Riding Instruction for Everyone!
*Registration is now open!*
Winter Session #2
March 13 – April 22 (6 weeks)
Safety is our number one priority and we group riders according to their age and ability level, helping to ensure that riders have fun and build confidence and a strong foundation in and out of the saddle. We have designed a Rider Ability Guide (below) to help you determine the appropriate group level for you or your child.
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Registration Required (SEE BELOW)
When you click the REGISTER button, you will be directed to an online form to enter rider information. Once we have reviewed your registration and ensured that you are placed in the best group for your skills and ability, we will send you an online invoice via email. Full payment is required two weeks prior to the start of the program to confirm placement.
Rider Ability Guide
There are limited spots available in each group, so kindly be sure to register for the lesson group below according to the Rider Ability Guide (below). If registered under an inappropriate level, we cannot guarantee program placement or a refund. If your rider is new to our riding program, they must begin as a Yearling, Level 1, or Adult Beginner. If you have any questions about identifying the best level for you or your child, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full payment is due two weeks prior to the start date of the selected program. A $50 processing fee will be retained if you cancel your reservation and do so two weeks prior to the start date of the program, as long as the spot is able to be filled from the waitlist. There will be no refunds for reservations canceled within two weeks of the first day of lessons, except at the discretion of a program manager. If NCAL needs to cancel a lesson, a make-up lesson will be offered. Partial refunds are not given if you must miss a scheduled lesson or are unable to attend any offered makeup lessons.
Winter Riding Lessons Schedule
Rider Ability Guide
To understand which group is appropriate for you or your child please refer to the following chart. If you or your child seem to be falling in between program levels it’s best to choose the lower level.
|Level||Description of Level|
|Yearling||Riders ages 5-7 years old|
|Level 1||New riders, ages 8+, working on foundational skills at the walk and trot|
|Level 2||Must be able to groom independently; walk/trot independently while demonstrating solid fundamental skills and control; learning how to canter|
|Level 3||Must be able to tack up independently; walk/trot/canter independently while demonstrating solid fundamental skills and control; comfortable trotting without stirrups; learning how to jump
*Students are responsible for arriving 30 minutes prior to lesson start time to independently groom & tack their assigned mount.