What You'll Get
Horseback riding replaced horsefront riding during the War of 1812, when American soldiers realized they couldn't be taken seriously while being carried in adult-size baby slings. Giddy-up like a grownup with today's Groupon: for $25, you get two 30-minute English-riding lessons at Bluegrass Riding Academy located in Fair Winds Mountain Horse Farm (a $50 value).
Bluegrass Riding Academy’s owner and director Dr. Sally Haydon schools pupils of all ability in the art of English-style saddle-seat riding atop american saddlebred steeds. During the 30-minute group lessons, equestrians ages 7 and older will cover riding basics, as well as horse care, preparation, and determining which oats are for feeding and which are for wild sowing as they travel around the academy’s indoor arena. Dr. Haydon earned her Ph.D. in equine studies, and her renowned full-service horse-care and -training facility imparts equine knowledge through a broad range of college courses, camps, and lessons that teach casual riders about the breed and prep more serious horsefolk for competition.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Nov 9, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon may apply. Max weight 230lbs. Must be 7 or older for group lessons. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.