Winsome Blue Stables

Pony Pal starter Lessons

​​Introduction lessons for young riders ages 4-6.

The love of horses and ponies starts from a young age. Winsome Blue coaches are picked to be loving and committed to working with our littlest of young riders proving them with the understanding and confidence they need.

Here's What to Expect
You can expect your child to learn in their 60 minute lesson*
Horse safety 
Grooming techniques
Tacking up & tacking down


Walk, rising and sitting trot beginning on a lead line and advancing with time and confidence.
Lesson time includes grooming and tacking. Actual riding time can vary from lesson to lesson but on average will be a minimum of 30 minutes of actual riding time.


What you Need
Boots or shoes with a heel to start. We recommend tighter fitting clothing that allow for movement. Soft tights with no buttons or zippers would be acceptable. Young riders will want to invest in a pair of half chaps and paddock boots along with a certified helmet. And don't forget Winsome Blue has team wear available to  give young ones a sense of team. Plus they look great! 

Beginner to Intermediate Lessons
Riders can expect to learn skills and techniques in the Hunter disciplines. These lessons keep an emphasis on the importance of safety and a love of proper riding. Ages 7 and up. 60 min

What to Expect for Beginners
Proper equitation and riding techniques
Horsemanship and safe handling
Walk/trot/canter 
Balance and control
Flatwork
Riding over poles progressing to cross rails and jumps

What you Need
Boots with a heel to start. We recommend tighter fitting clothing that allow for movement. Tights or breaches  would be acceptable pants and shirts tucked in. Riders will want to invest in a pair of half chaps and paddock boots or tall boots along with a certified helmet. Rubber boots and a change of footwear in the car are also recommended for muddy conditions. We also have some great team wear available to order and purchase. 

​Showing opportunities at local schooling shows are available. Along with one site show each summer.

What's your lesson style?

Remember

Whatever your goal is.....Just Ride.

NOTE: 24hr cancellation notice is required or lesson will be charged in full. We understand there will be the occasional time when this is not possible due to an unforeseen circumstance (emergency or illness), simply contact your coach in a TIMELY manner. 

Advanced Lessons/Show Prep


This lesson are a great chance to help advance you and you horse to that next Level. Working together with goals in place to build your confidence and to help you move forward to that next step. Month long boot camps with your horse, trailering your horse in for your lesson or working with out on site horses will prove to be Fun and exciting and help get you to where you want to be with your riding.