Children’s Western Lessons

**PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR CHILDREN’S LESSONS WILL RESUME LATE SUMMER/FALL 2021 and we’ll update all across all our channels when registration becomes available.  In the meantime, we are offering a summer day program for Children aged 10-16 that will include a daily lesson and trail ride with lots of personal attention and time in the barn.

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.

Our horses are safe and well-mannered, and we keep the lessons fun – often working outdoors, on trail, or on western performance patterns and games.  Lessons are kept small (a maximum of 6 riders per class), to ensure safety and lots of personal attention.

Learning out on trail!
Learning out on trail!

As with all of our lessons, children are taught not just to ride, but to groom, tack and clean up after their horses.  This holistic approach teaches awareness and understanding of animal behaviour that translates into better understanding and communication in the saddle.

Safe and fun!
Safe and fun!

Interested parents and children are welcome to drop in and watch a class, and parents are always welcome to stay and (unobtrusively) watch their children progress.

Rates:

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

  • Children’s group lessons ………. $65.00 per lesson charged by semester
  • Children’s semi-private lessons ………. $70.00 per lesson
  • Children’s weekday private lessons ………. $80.00 per lesson
  • Children’s evening/weekend private lessons ………. $90.00 per lesson

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