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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 fill out forms beforehand, or arrive 15 minutes early on the first day to complete.

 

Kiddie Corral I
Kiddie Corral II
Beginning Horsemanship
Intermediate Horsemanship
Saturday Intro to Horses
Friday Intro to Horses


Kiddie Corral I

Ages 5 – 7

Learn about horse behavior, grooming, feeding and balanced-centered riding. The focus of this class is on safety while building confidence. All classes meet daily Monday through Thursday (with the exception of May 26-29 meets Tuesday through Friday.)   Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109

 

Dates Time Activity #
Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. 107301-C
Monday, June 1 – Thursday, June 4 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 107301-D
Monday, June 8 – Thursday, June 11 3:30-4:30 p.m. 107301-E
Monday, June 22 – Thursday, June 25 11 a.m.-noon 107301-F
Monday, June 29 – Thursday, July 2 9-10 a.m. 107301-G
Monday, July 13 – Thursday, July 16 3-4 p.m. 107301-H
Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23 11:30 a.m.-12:30 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 daily 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 15 – Thursday, June 18 10:30-11:30 a.m. 107302-A
Monday, July 6 – Thursday, July 9 9-10 a.m. 107302-B
Monday, July 13 – Thursday, July 16 9-10 a.m. 107302-C
Monday, Aug. 3 – Thursday, Aug. 6 1-2 p.m. 107302-D


 

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 Monday through Friday (May 26-29 meets Tuesday-Friday).Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29 1-2:30 p.m. 107303-A
Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5 9-10:30 a.m. 107303-B
Monday, June 8 – Friday, June 12 1-2:30 p.m. 107303-C
Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 10-11:30 a.m. 107303-D
Monday, May 26 – Friday, May 29 1-2:30 p.m. 107303-E
Monday, May 26 – Friday, May 29 9-10:30 a.m. 107303-F
Monday, Aug. 10 – Friday, Aug. 14 9-10:30 a.m. 107303-G


 

Intermediate Horsemanship

Ages 8-15

A more intensive western horsemanship class, focused on improving students’ ability to catch, groom, saddle and bridle, in addition to 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 1 – Friday, June 5 1-2:30 p.m. 107304-A
Monday, June 8 – Friday, June 12 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 107304-B
Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 1-2:30 p.m. 107304-C
Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 3 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 107304-D
Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24 1-2:30 p.m. 107304-E
Monday, Aug. 3 – Friday, Aug. 7 9-10:30 a.m. 107304-F


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 Sept. 12, 19, 26 10-11 a.m. 207306-A


Register Online NowFriday 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.

Dates Time Fee Activity #
Friday, June 5
Friday, June 12
Friday, June 19
11 a.m.-noon
11 a.m.-noon
9-10 a.m.
Resident: $130 Nonresident: $140 107306-A
Friday, July 10
Friday, July 17
9-10 a.m.
9-10 a.m.
Resident: $90 Nonresident: $105 107306-A

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