Children’s Lessons

Nothing builds self esteem like good, safe, time in the saddle.  Learning to communicate with and control a pony or horse takes time and skill, but it can be a remarkable journey.  For over 30 years, the Ranch has helped to equip young riders to become competitors and horsemen, but more importantly it has helped to develop confident, communicative, healthy young adults.

All of our children’s lessons, western and english, are conducted with small class sizes and on quiet, safe, proven horses.  Children are grouped with others of their age and skill-level, and are encouraged to participate in all areas of horsemanship, not just riding.

Only children who are in lessons with us are permitted to volunteer at the Ranch, and being enrolled in lessons with us also permits 8 and 9 year old riders to join us on trail.

Please explore both our English (Pony Club) and Western lessons below, and feel free to call us if you’d like to discuss the differences and determine which might be best for your child.

Lesson Rates:

Please note that all prices include HST and are a 1 hour booking with 45 minutes of riding time.

  • Children’s group lessons ………. $57.00 per lesson charged by semester
  • Children’s semi-private lessons ………. $62.00 per lesson
  • Children’s weekday private lessons ………. $72.00 per lesson
  • Children’s evening/weekend private lessons ………. $82.00 per lesson

Contact our Children’s Coach:

Children’s Western Lessons

The Ranch’s Children’s Western lessons are designed for children aged 10 and up, and teach children the basics of Western Horsemanship from safe ground handling to control at a canter.

Pony Club Lessons

The Ranch’s Pony Club lessons are designed for children aged 6 to 12, and teach children the basics in horsemanship from learning to post at a trot to mastering small jumps.

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