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Horseback Riding Lessons

All lessons are held at Stockton’s Plum Creek Stables, located at 7479 W. Titan Road.

Equipment and Clothing

Helmets are mandatory. Stockton’s provides ASTM/SEI approved riding helmets in all sizes. Wear jeans (pants), closed-toed shoes or boots to protect feet from hooves. Bring a water bottle, weather-appropriate jacket, sunscreen and bug spray.

Liability and Emergency Release Forms

Stockton’s requires a parent/guardian to complete a liability release and emergency contact form. Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day to complete these forms.

Mini Camp
Kiddie Corral I
Kiddie Corral II
Beginning Horsemanship
Intermediate Horsemanship
Saturday Intro to Horses


 

Mini Camp

Ages 3 – 4

A fun, hands-on class that introduces young ones to the world of horses. Two half-hour classes teach horse safety, grooming and a ride (led by parent or staff) on a pony. Parent participation is welcome and encouraged. All classes are Monday and Wednesday
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Fee Resident: $51
Nonresident: $61
Dates Time Activity #
June 5, 7 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. 107300-A
June 12, 14 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. 107300-B
June 19, 21 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. 107300-C
July 17, 19 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. 107300-D
July 24, 26 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. 107300-E


 

Kiddie Corral I

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Ages 5 – 7

Learn about horse behavior, grooming, feeding and balanced centered riding. The focus of this class is on safety while building confidence. Classes meet four days in a row, Monday through Thursday (except no class July 4).

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, March 20 – Thursday, March 23 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 407301-A
Monday, March 27 – Thursday, March 30 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 407301-B
Monday, April 17 – Thursday, April 20 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 407301-C
Monday, May 15 – Thursday, May 18 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 407301-D
Monday, May 30 – Thursday, June 2 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 107301-A
Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 8 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 107301-B
Monday, June 12 – Thursday, June 15 4 – 5 p.m. 107301-C
Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 107301-D
Monday, July 3, 5, 6, 7 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 107301-E
Monday, July 10 – Thursday, July 13 9 – 10 a.m. 107301-F
Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 107301-G
Monday, July 31 – Thursday, Aug. 3 2 – 3 p.m. 107301-H

 


 

Kiddie Corral II

Ages 5 – 7

This class builds on safety and skills from Kiddie Corral I. Students will learn about grooming with a partner, using a saddle and riding with reins. The class ends with a fun horse show on the last day. Classes meet four days in a row, Monday through Thursday.Register Online Now

*Students must have completed Kiddle Corral I to participate in this class.

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22 9 – 10 a.m. 107302-A
Monday, July 17 – Thursday, July 20 4 – 5 p.m. 107302-B
Monday, Aug. 7 – Thursday, Aug. 10 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 107302-C


 

Beginning Horsemanship

Ages 8 – 15

This hands-on class is an introduction to western horsemanship for beginners, emphasizing horse/rider communication, grooming and handling skills. Classes meet multiple days in a row (no classes May 29 or July 4).Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31 1 – 3 p.m. 407303-A
May 30, 31, June 1, 2 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 107303-A
Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 8 9 – 11 a.m. 107303-B
Monday, June 12 – Thursday, June 15 1 – 3 p.m. 107303-C
July 3, 5, 7 12:30 – 3 p.m. 107303-D
Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 20 1 – 3 p.m. 107303-E
Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 27 9 – 11 a.m. 107303-F
Monday, July 31 – Friday, Aug. 3 10 a.m. – noon 107303-G


 

Intermediate Horsemanship

Ages 8 – 15

A more intensive western horsemanship class, focused on improving students’ ability to catch, groom, saddle and bridle and building confidence while jogging on horseback. Wraps up with a trail ride on the last day. All classes meet daily Monday through Friday.Register Online Now

*Students must have completed Beginning Horsemanship to participate in this class.

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 9 1 – 3 p.m. 107304-A
Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16 9 – 11 a.m. 107304-B
Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21 9 – 11 a.m. 107304-C
Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28 1 – 3 p.m. 107304-D
Monday, Aug. 7 – Friday, Aug. 11 9 – 11 a.m. 107304-E


 

Saturday Intro to Horses

Ages 10 – Adult

This is a great introductory class for those new to the horse world. Each day, students will get a demonstration of grooming, saddling, bridling, and finish the day with a riding lesson.Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $130
Nonresident: $140
Dates Time Activity #
Saturdays March 4,  11, 18 10 – 11 a.m. 407306-A
Saturdays April 1, 8, 15 10 – 11 a.m. 407306-B

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