Horseback Riding Lesson Rates
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Blue Point Stables Horse Riding Lesson Rates
All horse riding lessons at Blue Point Stables are scheduled as "group" lessons unless a "Private Lesson"is preferred and requested. Group Lessons may have from one to multiple riders at a time, participating in one Session.
(- Please note that Separate Fees apply for Private & Semi-Private Lessons. )
Due to the increased costs in hay and other items relating to the equine industry, prices are subject to change without any notice and at any time:
Semi-Pvt Lessons will only be scheduled if there should be two riders wanting the same day and time.
In order to enhance your selection of available days and times, Lessons should be scheduled in advance and can be scheduled over the phone. All scheduled Group lessons begin and end at the top of the hour. Lessons may be scheduled and taken from…
Mondays through Thursdays beginning at 10:00 AM - up to and starting the last lesson at 5:00 PM.
Fridays – Regular client lessons are generally not offered on Fridays.
Saturdays – beginning at 9:00 AM - up to and starting the last lesson at 4:00 PM.
Sundays – beginning at 9:00 AM - up to and starting the last lesson at 3:00 PM.
Some weekends will not be available for lessons when BPS is participating in Horse Shows.
Blue Point Stables is proud to be serving Lenoir City, Knoxville, Farragut, Oak Ridge, Loudon, Kingston and many other surrounding areas by offering multiple packages to choose from.
Blue Point Stables strives and endeavors to provide a pleasing and enjoyable experience for everyone. Unfortunately, not everyone can be pleased all of the time. Blue Point Stables reserves the right to, in our whole discretion, refuse new or continued service to anyone, for any reason. Blue Point Stables exists only by our clients patronages. It is only after all efforts to please the client have failed, that Blue Point Stables would sever any associations. However, it has happened from time to time. Before Blue Point Stables will discontinue services to a client, we will make every effort we can to try to assist and provide the client with their equine needs. .
“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” Author – John Lydgate (c. 1370 – c. 1451)
Scheduling of Riding Lessons:
B.P.S. Riding Lesson Clients are not required to schedule lessons in advance. HOWEVER, if a particular day and time slot is pre-committed, B.P.S. cannot guarantee that the Riding Lesson Client will be able to schedule their preferred day and time, when scheduling is done at the last minute. All B.P.S. Riding Lesson Clients are strongly encouraged to schedule their next Lesson, at least, a week in advance and with enough time prior to the expiration of the package, in order to insure that they receive their preferred lesson date and time. (Promotional offerings such as “Groupons” may be subject to additional scheduling requirements.)
Group Riding Lessons:
B.P.S. offers Group Riding Lesson. Group lessons will have multiple clients of various disciplines, various ages, various sill levels and with various goals. Brandy McDonnell had been successfully teaching these lessons for decades and is quite proficient in her ability to teach these group lessons. Group lessons will have two (2) or more riders in the lesson.
Clients are not required to schedule lessons in advance.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE: If for some reason there becomes less than two (2), clients scheduled at a particular hour for a Group lesson; the singular client for the Group lesson will be contacted and asked to move their appointment to another time or day that already has other riders are secured with an appointment. Single riders in a Group lesson will only occur if the Client has opted to purchase a Private Lesson.
Lesson Cancellations and Late Arrivals:
Riding Lesson Clients acknowledge that any “last minute” cancellation, constitutes a forfeit of that lesson. B.P.S. requires a minimum of 24 hours notice for ALL cancellations. Rare and dire extenuating circumstances may be considered by B.P.S. Arriving 5 minutes or more past the scheduled lesson will in most cases result in a forfeiture of the lesson. The lesson will be charged off of the clients package as if the lesson had been used. The Instructor will not be able to hold up the others that were scheduled for that time period and must move on. The tardy client will loose the lesson and a refund will not be issued.
Lesson Package Expiration:
With some exceptions, all regularly priced lesson packages expire 6 months after purchase. (This excludes any special promotions that may have different expiration time lines.) Riding Lesson Clients acknowledge that all Lesson Packages purchased are bought to be used within the time frame of a maximum of six (6) months from date of purchase. Otherwise, Client acknowledges that they forfeit any remaining lesson/s on the package that may have not yet been used. No refunds are offered, nor will be honored or given, for any unused lesson/s remaining on an expired B.P.S. Lesson/s package.
Lesson Package Transfers:
Lesson packages are sold to the original purchaser and are non transferable once a package has been started. B.P.S. Clients are always encouraged to continue buying packages for gifts to their loved ones and friends.
Lesson Riding Release:
ALL Clients of B.P.S. must sign a release for themselves and/or their children and wards, PRIOR to the start of the first lesson. Our regulations mandate that we keep these on file. The release must be signed prior to riding, whether it’s our horse or the Client’s horse.
An immediate family member ("immediate" being defined as Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Grandparent or Grandchildren) living under the SAME roof; may schedule a lesson in conjunction with the other family member's regular priced lesson for only $20.00 additional. Should the Add-On Client fail to arrive for the lesson or should they arrive more than 5 minutes late for the lesson, the Add-On Client still owes the $20.00 even if their lesson has been forfeited. The "Add-On" payment may be made on the day of the lesson.