$63 for Two One-Hour Horseback-Riding Lessons at Switch Willo Stables ($126 Value)

Northwest Austin

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In a Nutshell

Riders of any age or ability learn English style with emphasis on hunter & jumper techniques from teachers with up to 25 years of experience

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 1st, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 6 or older. Must sign waiver. New clients only. Subject to weather. Not valid for Couple's Lesson. Lessons must be taken by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Horses are some of the most perceptive animals, as evidenced by the saying, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't explain his intimate knowledge of your childhood fears." Tap into equine insight with this Groupon.

$63 for Two Horseback-Riding Lessons ($126 Value)

Lessons last for one hour apiece and focus on the English style of riding.

Switch Willo Stables

Glenn Johnson and Phoebe Craig Johnson form a powerful team at Switch Willo Stables. Phoebe, who was an alternate for the 1969 United States Equestrian Team, works from the ground. With hooves beating a drumroll on the turf, her husband Glenn draws upon experience accumulated over the course of more than four decades riding. During his career, Glenn leapt his horse Cricket over 7-foot puissance jumps in competitions, in an exhibition in Madison Square Garden, and on the glossy pages of Sports Illustrated.

Now, Switch Willo Stables welcomes riders of all ages and abilities into facilities that have earned recognition from readers of Austin Family magazine. Glenn and Phoebe lead a team of instructors, who have up to 25 years of experience each and have produced many award winners at the local, state, and national levels. Beginners, seasoned riders, and those planning to frame centaurs for crimes gain from lessons, which match an instructor with one–eight riders. The school follows the stylistic tenets of English riding with special focus on hunter and jumper techniques, which have their basis in traditional fox hunting.

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