Encore Farms

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36 Deardorff Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019 36 Deardorff Road, Dillsburg Directions
+17177563019
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If you're looking for a way to switch up your tired routine, Dillsburg, Pennsylvania's Encore Farms is the place for you. Why wait? Stop in at this place today.

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Report | a year ago
Wonderful trainer! My daughter has learned so much from Shira!
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Report | a year ago
Shira is down to earth, wonderful with the kids, and clearly loves what she does. I am grateful to have found her.
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Report | a year ago
experience tutor and nice facility Kids learn how to take care of horses before the riding lessons
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Report | 2 years ago
Encore Farms is located on the property of and behind another horse show venue. When you arrive on the property, continue past the show venue to the long white barn and the edge of the farm's field. Shira, Encore's owner and instructor, is very knowledgeable and has an excellent selection of lesson horses and equipment. Her manner is great - strict but personable.
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Report | 3 years ago
Was not PRIVATE 60 minute lesson as described. Classes were not truly private as the instructor had at least two and sometimes three students. I truly believe they intended to have private lessons however they had more of a response than anticipated or could handle so they had to combine lessons to accommodate everyone in the time period required. Even so, it was purchased as a private lesson and was not delivered as such. The farm was also incredibly hard to find with little to no signage especially as it is behind another horse business.
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Report | 3 years ago
Communication with Encore was difficult at best. It was very difficult to get the lessons scheduled. First, I called and talked with Shira, and she referred me to another number to someone who was handling scheduling. I called, and had to leave a message. No call back. I called again, and was told that I'd get a call back in the evening to schedule. No call. Some days later, I tried again. I sent an email. Finally, I got a call and lessons were scheduled. The instructor was good enough, but the lessons were not private as the Groupon offer stated. Pretty disappointing. I'll be looking elswhere for further horsemanship instruction.
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Report | 3 years ago
Scheduling the first lesson took several calls, then they reschedule on us twice. My daughters first "private" lesson was with another girl anyway. Second lesson we showed up for and found out the trainer was not there all week (due to Horse Congress)and never let us know. My daughter and husband and her brother that came to see her horseback riding, were all very upset and frustrated. Want a refund for two lessons that have never happened yet. I think they were overwhelmed by the amount the Groupons purchased, however this does not excuse the disorganization and lack of professionalism. Would not recommend Encore Farms. This experience left me questioning if I will purchase another Groupon!
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Report | 3 years ago
Really enjoying my lessons! Thanks Encore!
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Report | 4 years ago
instructor did not show up for 2 lessons . The first time she went to a horse show and never called to cancel the lesson. The second time she went on vacation and never called. I tried to contact them by phone multiple times and they never called back
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Report | 4 years ago
Instructor was great! It was a very informative lesson. If we didn't live so far away I'd seriously consider more lessons.
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At Encore Farms, a wide assortment of jumping obstacles—including cross rails and verticals ornamented with colorful flowers—populate the different rings, ready for clearing by teams of horse and rider. Shira Horowitz looks on, overseeing each student’s advancement by passing on skills she learned from riding horses since she was a little girl and earning an Equine Science degree from Wilson College. Shira gently but persistently coaxes the best performance out of her pupils, regardless of whether they aspire to enter serious competition or just need an icebreaker for chance encounters with knights in shining armor.

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