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Horseback-Riding Lessons and Trail Rides at JM Performance Horse (Up to 64% Off). Four Options Available.

Milpitas: Valid starting 4/1

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In a Nutshell

Amid the verdant hills of Milpitas, Justin Mott demystifies basic Western riding techniques and leads trail rides

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must book lesson and trail ride for separate dates. Must be 21 or older for options including wine. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Four Options

  • $45 for a lesson package with a 60-minute horseback-riding lesson and a 60-minute trail ride on a separate visit for one (a $95 value)
  • $89 for the above lesson package for two (a $190 value)
  • $149 for one ride-and-wine package with 90-minute trail ride with wine afterward for two (a $400 value)
  • $289 for the above ride-and-wine package for four (an $800 value)

Instructor Justin Mott teaches the foundations of Western-style horsemanship to up to four students at a time. Each 60-minute class covers posture, walking, and trotting, with approximately 50 minutes spent riding. Lessons are available seven days a week, and both children and adults are welcome. On their next visit, students can put their skills to use with a 60-minute trek. Weekend 90-minute trail rides for adults end in a sampling of bartender-served wines and snacks.

JM Performance Horse

JM Performance Horse’s instructor, Justin Mott, grew up in the company of horses at his family’s ranch, first taking up reins at the age of 3. About eight years later, Mott handled his first horse in training. This experience prompted Mott to sharpen his understanding of natural horsemanship and study the works of Tom Dorrance, who emphasized the feel of the horse and its interplay with the handler. Today, Mott works upon the verdant hills and pastures of Sheridan Equestrian Center, training both horses and humans. In classes designed for students of all skill levels, the seasoned rider strengthens connections between man and beast while teaching posture, commands, and proper U-turn technique.


78% of 60 customers recommend

  • “My daughter had a great time, looking forward to going back and visiting them at their new location.”

  • “Our kids had a great time. Definitely recommend for anyone who'd like to try them out.”

  • “I had so much fun! The staff was so professional and helpful, the horses were well taken care of and the Ranch was clean.”

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    Milpitas: Valid starting 4/1

    3375 Calaveras Rd.

    Milpitas, CA 95035

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