Horsemanship simply for your journey

Skill Levels of horsemanship on the ground and riding:
#1 Safety
#2 Proficient & Harmony (recreational level - leisure trail riding, enjoyment, therapy).
#3 Advanced
#4 Refinement
#5 Specialization (performance level - Jumping, reining, dressage,cutting, endurance, barrel racing, and many other disciplines).
Horses can help humans live a happy and healthy life style
Horses teach humans and humans teach horses
Horsemanship is about 80% mental and 20% physical
Biomechanics research and test for seat, posture and balance when riding increases performance and dreceases injury.

What to bring/know before starting a lesson or class:

  • Approved Riding Helmet* (we have helmets to rent)
  • Jeans (western) or breeches (English)
  • Approved riding boots with one inch heel (no sneakers)
  • No flips-flops, shorts, yoga pants, leggings or anything like it
  • Students be prepared to sign forms and parents need to sign if minor
  • We have great learning partners aka (horses) here or bring your own horse
  • If you bring your own please make sure to contact Grandfather Stables 1 st
  • For now please contact the stables for scheduling or questions 828-260-5000
  • Payment: Card, check or cash 5% discount. To pay cash come to stables
  • Soon scheduling will be available online

Lessons

One on one private lesson with Lesley Wooten or take $10 off if private lessons are taken with assistant instructor. You can change instructors at anytime.

ADULT PRIVATE LESSON (18 YEAR+)

YOUTH PRIVATE LESSON (11 TO 17)

  • $60.00 1 HOUR LESSON
  • $55.00 PACKAGE OF 4 (1 HOUR) LESSONS* USED WITHIN 2 MONTHS
  • $50.00 SEMI-PRIVATE 1 HOUR AND 2 RIDERS ONLY

KID PRIVATE LESSON (10 OR UNDER)

  • $55.00 1 HOUR LESSON
  • $50.00 PACKAGE OF 3 (1 HOUR) LESSONS*USED WITHIN 2 MONTHS
  • $45.00 SEMI-PRIVATE 1 HOUR AND 2 RIDERS ONLY

Classes

NEW CLASSES ARE TO IMPROVE YOU HORSEMANSHIP, RIDING AND BE AROUND FELLOW HORSE FRIENDS. RIDERS MUST HAVE TAKEN AT LEAST 4 OR MORE PRIVATE LESSONS TO BE INCLUDED IN A CLASS. AVAILABILITY FOR CLASSES ARE LIMITED.

CLASSES ARE 1 ½ HOUR LONG

YOUTH CLASS (10 OR OLDER)

ADULT CLASS (18 OR OLDER)

  • EVERY FRIDAY AT 5:30PM
  • ONLY 6 RIDERS
  • $50.00 PER RIDER


ASK ABOUT OUR WORKING STUDENT PROGRAM AND PRACTICE SESSIONS AVAILBLE*

HORSEMANSHIP PLAY DAY COMING AGAIN SOON**