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Riding Lessons

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We are pleased to offer a new Riding Lesson Program at Leatherwood. Our Friendly Instructors are eager to help you reach your equine goals. Whether you want to simply learn the basics and feel more comfortable around a horse or build on skills that you already have, we are here to help. Lessons are offered “RAIN OR SHINE” as they are conducted in our show arena or under the covered riding pavilion.

  • 1 Hour Private Horsemanship Lesson
  • Tailored to individual needs and experience levels
  • Wednesday – Sunday
  • $60/hour

New for 2020 – Leatherwood Trail Ride Lessons

Leatherwood Mountains is pleased to offer 2-hour trail ride lessons for children ages 8-15. The lessons will cover grooming, saddling, trail riding safety, and trail navigation, and much more. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for your children to enjoy leatherwood mountains on horseback!

Trail Lesson will include –

  • Grooming
  • Tack
  • Mount and dismount on trail
  • Creek crossings
  • Group riding safety
  • Up and down inclines
  • Proper trail etiquette
  • Terrain navigation
  • $125/2 hour session

Note

  • Helmets provided or bring your own
  • Drinks and snacks are not provided
  • Sunscreen and bug spray are recommended

LEAD LINE RIDES

For the younger kids (ages 2 & up) and timid adults, we now offer a lead-line rides. This one-on-one ride will be given by a trained handler in a controlled environment on a well seasoned docile horse. Bring the kids for a great first experience that will last a lifetime.

  • 15 minutes $20
  • 30 minutes $40
  • 45 minutes $60
  • 60 minutes $80

The horses are led by a wrangler of Leatherwood Mountains. We can accommodate as many children during these sessions as time will permit

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