California Riding Academy

San Mateo

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In a Nutshell

Expansive facility hosts lessons in English and Western riding styles for all ages and abilities, with protective helmet included

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply at appointment. Valid only for customers who have not visited in the past 90 days. Must sign waiver. 250lb max weight. Must be 5 or older. Lessons must be used by the same person. Riders are required to wear jeans and boots or closed toe shoes. 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 one one-hour private horse-riding lesson (a $100 value)
  • $139 for three one-hour private horse-riding lessons (a $300 value)

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

fantastic facility, great team of instructors. Very happy with our experience
Luba K. · November 14, 2012
great service! nice people!
Pedro J. · September 30, 2012
The instructors and horses are very professional. They know what they are doing and are excellent teachers.
Maureen D. · August 30, 2012
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Thank you so much for your kind feedback.
Merchant replied · September 28, 2012

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