Horse Lessons

Horseback Riding Lessons

At Painted Dreams Farm of Bucks County, PA., our horse riding lessons include horsemanship skills as well as mounted exercises.  Riding lessons typically include learning how to approach, lead and handle your pony or horse. You or your child will learn how to properly groom your horse and clean and care for his or her hooves.  You will learn about the saddle and bridle you are using, how to properly tack up, and how to care for your tack. Students are taught to understand how horses think, so they can better understand how to communicate with them.

Horse JumperWe have 5 horse trainers here in several different disciplines of riding, including Hunters, Jumpers, Dressage and Western Pleasure. Our trainers are nationally certified by the American Riding Instructors’ Association. ARIA certified Instructors are part of a select, highly trained, highly skilled nationally recognized group of professionals. These individuals go through rigorous and challenging testing in their disciplines of expertise. Training with a ARIA certified instructor assures you that your teacher is held to a high level of horsemanship, training, and instructional skills with commitment to safety, integrity, and professionalism. Our staff of horse lesson mounts includes 14 ponies and 14 horses. Our horse lesson ponies and horses go through a month long trial period before being accepted as one of Painted Dreams Finest!!  The ponies and horses are carefully chosen for their gentleness, willingness, tolerance, and talent.

Horse Riding

Our horse riding lessons are either private, semi-private, or group. We teach students from ages 3-70—beginner lessons through advanced. Programs include Mommy and Me, Home School Activities, Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts (more scout info), Introduction to English Riding, Introduction to Western Riding, Western Pleasure Riding, Riding for Adult Beginners, Seniors, Hunt Seat, Equitation, Jumping, Dressage and Eventing (more eventing info). In the interest of safety, absolute beginners and very young children are recommended to take a few private lessons prior to entering a group setting.  Once students are able to sit correctly, stop and steer their mounts, they may join a group lesson if desired.  Horse riding lessons are taught from 9am-8pm seven days per week.

Our regular horseback riding lesson prices are as follows:

$70/hr - Private Riding Lesson
$60/hr - Semi-Private Lesson
$50/hr - Group Lesson
$50 per 1/2hr - Private Lesson
$80/hr - Dressage (45 minutes)
Cross Country Schooling - (Price varies based on location)

Horse Riding Lessons Gift Certificates Available!

Home School Activities - Horse Riding Lesson Program:
Prices are discounted Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

Please call for current pricing.

Horse Riding