Session 1: May 30th-June 27th
Session 2: July 12-Aug 8th
Session 3: Aug 23rd-Sept 19th
Session 4: Oct 4th-31st ( Weather dependant)
Horseback Riding Lessons
Individual and Private
Introduction to Horses Class
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need my own horse? Lesson horses and ponies are provided and included at no extra charge. Students are welcome to bring their own horse as well but if so will be required to pass an assessment to make sure the horse and rider are safe and suitable for group arena work and trail rides.
What is the Introduction to Horses Class, and who should take it? All first time students at 406 Arena are required to take the class or test out of it. The class is set up to teach students basic knowledge and handling practices of horses that will be used consistently during lessons. With a strong emphasis on safety and appropriate behavior, this class is a great way for new students to learn and practice needed skills. Safety and acceptable handling of horse and rider is upmost concern at 406 Arena.
What about payment for classes and lessons? 406 Arena accepts cash, check (made payable to 406 Arena) and PayPal (please select Friends and Family option). Payment is due at the beginning of each session or scheduled private lesson.
What does the student need for lessons? Please have student dressed appropriately in long pants, boots, and an equine approved helmet. Layers to help maintain a comfortable temperature, and lightweight flexible gloves when appropriate as occasionally lessons will be both indoor and outdoor. Though the arena is insulated it is not heated. During warm weather Students may also want to bring a water bottle, bug spray and sunscreen.
What if student is going to miss a lesson? At the beginning of all lessons student (and guardian if a minor) will be required to sign a lesson agreement. As stated please give 24hour notice and instructor will try to reschedule if possible. Occasionally unforeseen events and illness causes same day cancellation. When possible instructor may reschedule, but refunds are not issued. If student misses twice without notice spot may be given to another.