For centuries, horseshoes have been associated with good fortune, which is why homeowners hang them over doorways and brides lob them at groups of their single friends. Get hitched with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
$22 for one 60-minute private horseback-riding lesson (a $45 value)
- Students acquire both horsemanship and riding skills, learning proper tacking and grooming before hopping on the saddle
- Suited for both beginner and advanced riders
$36 for a two-lesson package (an $80 total value)
- One 60-minute private lesson (a $45 value)
- One 60-minute group lesson (a $35 value)
Placid Hills Stables
Classic wooden rail fences surround the knolls and trees at Placid Hills Stables' 110-acre ranch, where trainers lead riding lessons and weekly clinics on several well-trained mounts, including resident school horses Yosie, Knuckle Puck, and Hermes. Tailored to accommodate riders of all experience levels, classes blend a survey of skills in a variety of disciplines—such as eventing, dressage, and the traditional western riding style—with proper care techniques. The facility can accommodate sessions in any sort of weather, thanks to the large indoor arena and the outdoor stone track, designed to be rideable after heavy rains or matches of the exciting hybrid of water polo and polo known as "wet horse ball."
196 Town Office Rd.
Troy, New York 12180