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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.

Kiddie Corral I
Kiddie Corral II
Beginning Horsemanship
Intermediate Horsemanship
Saturday 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.Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109

 

Dates Time Activity #
Monday, July 22 – Thursday, July 25 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 107301-I
Monday, Aug. 19 – Thursday, Aug. 22 5-6 p.m. 207301-A
Monday, Sept. 9 – Thursday, Sept. 12 5-6 p.m. 207301-B
Monday, Sept. 16 – Thursday, Sept. 19 5-6 p.m. 207301-C
Monday, Sept. 30 – Thursday, Oct. 1 5-6 p.m. 207301-D
Monday, Oct. 7 – Thursday, Oct. 10 5-6 p.m. 207301-E

 


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 (*Except for the week of July 4).Register Online Now

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

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, July 1, 2, 3, 5 10-11 a.m. 107302-B
Monday, July 15 – Thursday, July 18 9-10 a.m. 107302-C
Monday, Aug. 5 – Thursday, Aug. 8 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 (except the week of Memorial Day and July 4).Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 9-11 a.m. 107303-F


 

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, July 8 – Friday, July 12 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 107304-D
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 107304-E
Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 1-3 p.m. 107304-F
Monday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 9  9-11 a.m. 107304-G


Saturday Intro to Horses

Ages 8 – 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. 7, 14, 21 10-11 a.m. 207306-A
Saturdays Nov. 2, 9, 16 10-11 a.m. 207306-B

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