One, Three, or Eight 30-Minute Horseback Riding Lessons at Bella Rosa Riding Academy (Up to 53%Off)


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In a Nutshell

Expert instructors lead riders ages 3 1/2 and up in learning proper horsemanship

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 150 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for customers who have ridden at Bella Rosa over the past 12 months. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. All lessons must be redeemed within one month from activation. Long pants and hard-soled shoes required; helmets provided. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $29 for one 30-minute horseback riding lesson ($55 value)
  • $85 for four 30-minute horseback riding lessons ($180 value)
  • $135 for eight 30-minute horseback riding lessons ($280 value)

English Horseback Riding: From Cavalry to Country Club

Horseback-riding lessons can focus on the English style. Read on to learn more about the style’s unique qualities and history.

Though practiced in competition and for pleasure all over the world today, English-style horseback riding originates with the traditions of the European military cavalry. As such, english riders tend to ride horses that are larger than their American counterparts (who mostly practice a style known as Western riding) and trained to be much more obedient—invaluable traits on the battlefield and in the competition arena. Riders traditionally don a hunting cap or helmet, a fitted jacket, breeches, and tall boots before clambering into the saddle—built smaller and lighter than Western saddles to give the horse more freedom of movement and closer contact with the person. Textbook english equestrians sit tall and straight, directly keeping firm control of the horse with the reins. English riders also “post the trot,” rising from the saddle slightly to avoid the gait’s often uncomfortable bounces.

The English style appears on the world stage in both judged and nonjudged competition. Depending on the event, riders negotiate a series of balletic movements or obstacles while judges assess the horse’s obedience, responsiveness to the rider’s cues, and agility—attributes that complement the sport’s time-honored emphasis on elegance and decorum. Nonjudged sports include classic horse racing and polo, which uses english tacking and features some elements of the style.

Customer Reviews

Great great experience!! They are all so nice! My daughter goes on Sunday so Alana trains her. We couldn't ask for better. Thank you so much everyone at Bella Rosa!
Moshe F. · December 12, 2016
A great place with a wonderful staff. I signed my Grandson up for additional lessons. He just loves it there and so do we.
Joanne G. · August 16, 2016
The owner is very nice! So are all of the employees! My daughter is 6 years old and Barabara is her trainer. She is patient and very nice!! We love it there!
Francesca G. · August 14, 2016
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