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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.

Please check back for Summer 2017 sessions.


 

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. Classes meet four days in a row, Monday through Thursday.Register Online Now

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


 

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.

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

Please check back for Summer 2017 sessions.


 

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 five days in a row, Monday through Friday.Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31 1 – 3 p.m. 407303-A


 

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.

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

Please check back for Summer 2017 sessions.


 

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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