Who can take horseback riding lessons?

BEGINNER LESSONS

A typical beginner lesson may include:


  • BASICS OF LEADING, HANDLING, GROOMING, TACKING
  • LEARNING TO FREE LUNGE
  • LEARNING HOW TO READ A HORSES BODY LANGUAGE
  • LEARN TO EARN A HORSES TRUST & RESPECT
  • LEARN TO SADDLE
  • LEARN TO STEER 
  • WORKING ON THE LUNGE (WALK, SITTING TROT, POSTING TROT)
  • BASIC PATTERNS (CIRCLES, DIAGONALS)
  • LEARN TO CONTROL HORSE INDEPENDENTLY AT WALK AND THEN TROT
  • EXERCISES TO GAIN BALANCE

INTERMEDIATE LESSONS

A typical intermediate lesson may include:


  • LEARN TO CANTER ON THE FREE LUNGE 
  • INDEPENDENTLY CONTROL HORSE AT WALK, SITTING TROT, POSTING TROT
  • TROTTING POLES
  • TRANSITION WORK
  • REGULATING THE HORSES RHYTHM AND PACE
  • INTRO TO COLLECTION AND EXTENSION
  • INTRO TO LATERAL WORK (LEG YIELDING, BENDING, SERPENTINE)
  • LEARN HOW TO BEGIN TO SOFTEN HORSE AND WORK AS ONE

ADVANCED LESSONS

A typical advanced lesson may include:


  • INDEPENDENTLY CONTROL THE HORSE AT WALK, TROT, AND CANTER
  • COLLECTION AND EXTENSION OF THE GAITS
  • ABILITY TO BEND, AND GAIN SOFTNESS
  • SCHOOLING AND CORRECTING YOUR HORSE
  • PATTERNS OF DIFFERENT DIFFICULTY
  • TROTTING POLES/JUMPING
  • LEARN  ADDITIONAL GROUND WORK AND TRAINING METHODS TO DO WITH YOUR HORSE FOR A SUPERIOR RELATIONSHIP



Lessons:

Private and Group Program Available

45 min long

$50 for 1 rider

$100 for 2 riders

2+ riders call for special pricing


Training Lesson Sessions: For Horse & Rider:

1hr lesson $75

Mangold Ranch offers a unique opportunity for riders to bring their own horses for lessons. If you are looking to further develop the relationship between yourself and your horse, schedule your horse for a training lesson with Megan today.

If you have questions and are not sure what to do to enhance the relationship between your horse and yourself, Megan will evaluate your situation and guide you to a brighter destination.


These are the focusing points of Training Lessons: 

Horse and Rider Evaluation

Gain Confidence on the ground with Natural Horsemanship techniques

Confidence on the trail to the rail

Trailering

Health & Wellness

Improved Seat = Improved Safety

Horses back Health - Back Stretching and Adjustments

Saddle Fitting

Bit Evaluation

Training Tactics

Hoof Care

Injury and Crisis Prevention and Response