Folk wisdom about looking a gift horse in the mouth is obsolete, now that horses are no longer bred to belch blinding ammonia. Enjoy improved equine exhalations with this Groupon.
$35 for Two Introductory Horseback-Riding Lessons ($80 Value)
Experienced riders guide students of all ages and skill levels through the fundamentals of saddle-seat horseback riding. During one-hour lessons, students learn hand, leg, and voice commands and apply them to steer their steads through walking, trotting, and cantering.
Cross Creek Stables
Cross Creek Stables have been fostering deeper horse-rider relationships since 1963. The keyword here is relationship. Before students mount up for the first time, experienced trainers Randy and Hannah strive to create a simpatico pairing from the get-go by matching students with a steed of compatible temperament. Then, they walk students through the fundamentals of saddle-seat style in their spacious indoor arena, which hosts riding lessons year-round.