SERVICES & PROGRAMS

Therapeutic Services

Weekly reoccuring appointment

$95/hr

Therapeutic lessons are open to riders of any age.  These lessons usually last 60 minutes and may or may not include mounted time depending on the specific needs of each client.  While horsemanship principles are often practiced within these programs, it is not the central focus.  Riding 4 Life offers a range of therapeutic modes including Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Horsemanship, Equine Assisted Learning, and Therapeutic Riding.  The cost is $95 per lesson.

Discover Horses

Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays (Spring & Fall) Tues. Wed. or Thurs. in the Summer

$30 per lesson

Backed by popular demand, we are pleased to continue to expand this program for Spring 2020. Discover Horses is designed for riders aged 5-10 years of age who have never taken riding lessons before.  There will be one horse and one assistant instructor for each rider with up to 4 riders in a group lesson.  Lessons will last 55 minutes with approximately 25 minutes of mounted time in each lesson.  Riders will also learn how to groom, saddle, and safely handle their own horses on the ground.  Riders have a choice of english or western tack. The cost is $240 per 8 week session, or $120 per 4 week session. ($30 per lesson)

Private Beginner Lessons

Weekly reoccuring appointment

$50/hr

Private Beginner lessons are open to riders 9 years of age and up.  These lessons will last 60 minutes with approximately 30 minutes of mounted time in each lesson.  Riders will also learn how to groom, saddle, and safely handle their own horses on the ground.  Riders have a choice of english or western tack.  The cost is $50 per lesson with a minimum booking of 2 lessons.

Parties & Special Groups

Groups of 5-15, minimum 2 hour booking.

$75 - $100 / hr group rate

At Riding 4 Life we love to party!  Limited dates available for birthdays, team building retreats, or any group looking for a social outing with barnyard flare.  Enjoy the ambiance around the fire pit while getting to know our herd.  Can accommodate test rides for up 15 people.  Amenities include the use of our fire pit, BBQ, outdoor lounge, tables and chairs, and a variety of outdoor games and barnyard activities.  Demos and other educational opportunities are also available.

Ground Work Gurus

Currently Full

$25 with own horse, $35 with R4L horse

Ground work gurus is a weekly lesson in the principles of natural horsemanship as they are applied from the ground.  Virtually EVERYTHING you do with a horse is built from this horsemanship practice.  Join us on Saturday mornings at  9:30 AM.  Whether you bring your own horse or use one of ours we promise to have the coffee on!

Instructor Internship Program

Currently Full

$50/week

The theme of this program is 'Learn It, Do It, Teach It!'  Intermediate riders between the ages of 13 and 19 may apply.  Riders will learn and practice all aspects of basic horsemanship and horse care and then have an opportunity to teach these skills to new beginners in a supervised environment.  Space is limited.  Riders may bring their own horse upon approval.  Riders will also learn how to teach under both english and western tack.  80% attendance commitment required.

Saturday Lifer's Crew

Currently Full

This program is designed for the horse craziest kids of them all!  From April till November participants may spend a day at the barn each week and will gain hands on experience with everything from daily horse care, ground work, basic horse training, and riding in both english and western tack.  For families considering horse ownership this is definitely a good place to start.  Enrollment for this program is by invitation from within our client roster.  Riders must progress through our beginner program for at least one season.

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September 10, 2019

Fall schedule begins

Adjusting schedule for school and daylight

September 14, 2019

Fridays & Saturdays

Discover Horses Fall Session Begins

Weekly beginner riding lesson for Ages 6-10.  Group instruction with one-on-one assistant for each rider.  Lessons lasting 50 mins with approximately 25 minutes mounted time. Cost is $240 for 8 weeks.  

November 30, 2019

2:00 PM

Winter Wind-up

Open to all our clients and friends.  Bring your friends and  family!

January 01, 2020

2pm - 5pm

New Year's Day Barn Bonfire

February 17, 2020

Spring Session Registration Begins

Our office Will be coming out of hibernation and will be able to respond to your questions and scheduling requests.  Hope to see you all back in the saddle soon!

March 28, 2020

11:00 AM - 2 PM

Test Rides and Registration

Free test rides, and demos. Introducing programs for all ages and abilities. Meet our horses and instructors. Come and find out just how rewarding horsemanship can be!

April 17, 2020

Fridays & Saturdays

Discover Horses Spring Session Begins

Weekly beginner riding lesson for Ages 5-10.  Group instruction with one-on-one assistant for each rider.  Lessons lasting 50 mins with approximately 25 minutes mounted time. Cost is $240 for 8 weeks.  

July 07, 2020

Weekly ride times may change.

Summer Schedule Begins

Adjusting schedule for hot days and school's out schedule

July 07, 2020

Tues, Wed, Thurs.

Discover Horses July Session Begins

Weekly beginner riding lesson for Ages 5-10.  Group instruction with one-on-one assistant for each rider.  Lessons lasting 50 mins with approximately 30 minutes mounted time. Cost is $130 for 4 weeks.  

July 11, 2020

2pm - 5pm

School's Out - Homework burning BBQ

Open to all our clients and friends.  Bring your friends, a lawn chair, and any homework you won't be needing anymore!  Enjoy a potluck BBQ with barnyard flair.

August 04, 2020

Tues, Wed, Thurs.

Discover Horses August Session Begins

Weekly beginner riding lesson for Ages 5-10.  Group instruction with one-on-one assistant for each rider.  Lessons lasting 50 mins with approximately 30 minutes mounted time. Cost is $130 for 4 weeks.  

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