California Riding Academy

San Mateo

65 Ratings

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$100 51% $51
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In a Nutshell

Expansive facility hosts lessons in English and Western riding styles for all ages and abilities; each lesson includes protective helmet

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Promotional value expires Oct 18, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply at appointment. Must sign waiver. Riders must wear jeans and boots/shoes. Open toe shoes not allowed. 250lb max weight. Must be 5 or older. Lessons are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $49 for a private one-hour horse-riding lesson (a $100 value)
  • $139 for three private one-hour horse-riding lessons (a $300 value) <p>

Lessons include protective helmets and take place in an expansive arena, where students learn the basic techniques of English or Western riding styles.

California Riding Academy

The echoes of hooves clopping against loose dirt carry across California Riding Academy’s expansive training arena, where founder and director Jessica Harrell can often be found jumping warmblood ponies over fences or leading lessons in various riding styles. Jessica helms a staff of experienced instructors and trainers who all specialize in one area, technique, or style of horse-riding; students can team up with resident cowgirl Joanne Morrison for lessons in the Western riding style or trot alongside silver medalist Teri Dosen and her dutch warmblood during dressage lessons. Though their combined experience adds up to more than 100 years, the instructors would be nowhere without their stable of well-trained horses and ponies, who carry themselves with poise and dignity through competitions, summer camps, and stagecoach robberies.

Customer Reviews

65 Ratings

It was a lot of fun learning to ride a horse here. Everyone was really nice and patient. Not intimidating at all.
Syndey R. · February 20, 2013
Very professional, safe, punctual riding instructors. Great facility. Beautiful horses. Recommend completely. In fact, registered my daughter for a series of privates.
Una S. · January 6, 2013
fantastic facility, great team of instructors. Very happy with our experience
Luba K. · November 14, 2012
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    San Mateo

    100 Ansel Lane

    Barns 2 & 15

    Menlo Park, CA 94028


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