Making Strides with Strides Horsemanship

Our Mission: "Strides Horsemanship provides safe, positive, and kind interactions with horses while setting excellent standards of physical and emotional care."

Accessible, professional, and kind horsemanship instruction for all levels of riders. Strides horsemanship offers lessons for both riders that do not yet own their own horses and those that do. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for frequent updates about our program and upcoming events. Book your assessment lesson today to begin your horsemanship journey. 

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Membership Subscription


  • Best Deal! 

  • Weekly Riding Lesson

  • Weekly Un-Mounted Horsemanship Lesson

  • Optional horsemanship levels testing opportunities

  • Horses provided if needed

  • Members audit all clinics FREE

  • 4-H and WAHSET opportunities for youth (call for more information)

  • Additional opportunities to spend time around the horses & Assist in their care if interested

  • Best for students looking to make horse friends and that are serious about becoming great riders. With a focus on honing skills such as dedication and teamwork. Classes available for both children and adults.

Assessment Lesson


  • Assessment lessons are FREE for students that join the monthly membership at that the time of their assessment lesson

  • Required for all riders new to Strides Horsemanship before attending other lessons

  • 60-90 minute private session

  • Limit of 1 assessment lesson per rider per year 

  • Horse provided if needed

  • Riders demonstrate their current skill level. All levels of riders welcome including beginners.


Pony Pals & Stride's Tribe

$150/ Month

  • Strides Tribe: (For Adults) Spend time regularly grooming, hand grazing, and enjoying the presence of the horses. Additional opportunities to visit during lessons and events with members. Perfect for adults looking to spend time in the company of horses and with horse lovers. 

  • Pony Pals: (For Kids) Weekly group activities with other littles. Horse related games and pony rides. Perfect for kiddos that aren't quite ready for riding lessons, but love horses and ponies. Parents must stay during Pony Pals meetings.

  • Family Discount: $300 for 3-5 Strides Tribe/Pony Pals members


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