|Whatever your experience level or style of interest, we can
customize a riding program to fit your needs.
All lessons are given with Saddleseat instruction and are geared toward teaching
students to enjoy horses. Driving lessons are also available.
Beginning lessons are geared toward learning basic horse maintenance,
horsemanship, and horse safety.
Lessons are available for ages 4 through adult. Younger riders may need shorter
lesson times to ensure "ending on a positive note."
The lesson can be adjusted for beginning to advanced riders. Driving lessons are
For lessons you will eventually need:
- Boot cut or Kentucky Jodphurs
Beginning students must wear long pants or jeans with a hard sole, closed toe
shoe. Shorts are absolutely not permitted. Gloves are not required for beginning
lessons but as students progress they will be necessary. Helmets are required by
Michigan law for children under 18 years of age and are strongly encouraged for
Any of the above can be purchased on the RESOURCES We support our local
businesses, so if you have questions about where to purchase please ask.
All lessons are private, with riding time approximately 45-50 minutes. The cost is
$30 per hour.
The instructor reserves the right to dismiss students for excessive cancellations or
behaviors not conducive to a learning environment.
Royal Crest's Rocky Rose is a retired
show horse who has adjusted nicely to
life as a lesson horse. Trot on!
Noble Victory was 3rd at the World
Championship horse show when he
was younger. Although he is 28 years
old, no one told him! He takes great
care with young riders but can still
road trot with the best of them.
|There are inherent risks which are involved in riding and working around horses. These risks may include, but are not limited to, damage to personal property, illness, bodily injury,
trauma, or possibly death resulting from a fall or while riding or being in close proximity to horses. Hillcrest Equestrian Center and its employees are not responsible for any accident,
injury, or damages that may incur.
We are not offering lessons at this time. We DO NOT rent horses
for trail riding purposes.