Before man learned to ride horses, Western films ended with cowboys jogging into the sunset. Saddle up with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a private, 60-minute horseback-riding lesson for two (an $80 value) held by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday
- $15 for $30 worth of horse tack from the online store, such as a colorful canvas saddle pad ($19), zebra-print spur straps ($21.75), or a two-ply nylon horse halter ($13.75).<p>
Riding lessons last roughly one hour, but can vary slightly based on a rider’s comfort and experience.<p>
The whinnies of quarter horses ring out across Barnfly Stables, where a trainer with more than 15 years of experience coaches steeds to take their riders' lead. The teacher breaks animals through groundwork and exercises in accordance with a training curriculum molded around ranch-riding and ranch-trail techniques, as well as reversing horses' rebellious behavior or sarcastic retorts. In addition to priming horses for riding or shows, staffers also breed affection for four-legged friends during lessons. Pupils of all ages master safety, grooming, and proper trotting techniques during sessions built on effective communication between the rider the ridden. They also season competitors for battle by honing techniques, such as barrel jumps, atop horses gussied up with stylish tack from Barnfly Stables' online shop.