Just a little bit about our Riding Lessons at Blue Point Stables…
A Little About Our Riding Lessons
At Blue Point Stables our riding programs are based on safety, fun and positive reinforcement. We teach riders on well-trained, quiet horses and offer english or western lessons. Over the years, we have taught countless individuals how to ride and communicate with horses through the use of our A.I.D. & Praise program.
At Blue Point Stables we instruct 6 days a week. We offer 1 hour lessons. We instruct beginner to advanced riders. Our youngest students are 6 years old. And, we have had many retired individuals taking up riding! All group lessons will have from 1 to 9 riders in them. We have individual, family and package lesson rates. Private and semi- private lessons are available upon request.
What to expect at your Riding Lesson
When you arrive at BPS for your lesson, you will be welcomed into our stable with horse whinnies and wagging tails. Upon completion of your paperwork you will be fitted for a helmet to use during your lesson. While learning some basic safety concepts about how to interact around the horses you will be introduced to your mount for your lesson. Next you will groom and saddle your horse before leading it to the covered riding arena. Once in the arena the riding portion of your lesson will begin. You will learn how to communicate with your horse through vocal and physical cues. A wide variety of disciplines and events are taught at BPS. Our riders are only limited by their imagination as to what they would like to learn to do on horseback! At the conclusion of the riding portion of your lesson you will return to the stable and un-tack and groom your horse. You are now at another special time of the lesson where your horse gets rewarded for his cooperation! We keep treats on hand for our hard working horses because BPS is a place where every horse is loved!
Instructions presented in your lessons:
· Horse safety
· Horse husbandry
· Saddling & tack instructions
· Safe Mounting & Dismounting
· Riding cues & aids
· Proper riding techniques
· General horse knowledge
· Introduction to horse breed recognition
· Riding Introduction to competitive horse events