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Our Program



Our riding program is tailored to each individual to provide the best learning experience possible.  We provide a flexible lesson plan centered around what is most important or interesting to you. 

We offer lessons covering the areas of western & English riding, trail, basic horse handling skills, ground work, horsemanship, colt-starting, and many more.  We feel this gives you the best opportunity to develop a complete understanding of horsemanship. 

We also welcome you to bring your own horse for lessons.

 Age

We are very adaptive to working with young riders and provide a low-pressure approach to teaching.  We have solid lesson horses that are routinely used as children's or beginner's mounts.  Children can begin our program as young as 6, but it is up to the instructor to ultimately decide if the child is old enough.  This decision is based on the child's coordination, attention span, ability to follow directions, and physical strength. And remember that no one is too old to learn!

Hours

We offer a great amount of flexibility in the scheduling of lessons. Typically we have a few nights a week open and most weekends. Most riders prefer a weekly or bi-weekly riding schedule.  This enables you to have a set time each week to come.  If you cannot come that often or just want to try our riding for the first time, we are more than happy to set individual lessons. 

Rates

Private 30 Minute Lesson                       $20*

Private 60 Minute Handling and Riding Lesson       $30*

Private 60 Minute Riding Lesson                  $35*

*(Western Pleasure & Trail lessons; English & Dressage slightly higher)

Other riding options are available so please contact us with any questions or concerns you have! Looking for that perfect gift?  We have gift certificates available for our lesson program.

Instructors

Jeanie Andrew - owner of Lone Ridge Farm; specializing in western riding, trail, horse starting.

Brooke Wright - Brooke graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. in Agriculture Education.  While at ISU, she rode on the dressage team and was involved with the ISU Equestrian Club and Team.  She rode for 13 years under a dressage and performance horse trainer.  She has training in dressage, western pleasure, hunt seat and saddleseat.  Brooke specializes in English lessons as well as lessons on body position and effective riding.
 
                                                                 Jeanie Andrew, owner/operator

309-724-8586 

28919E 800N RD        Ellsworth, IL 61737

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