Epona Farms


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In a Nutshell

  • Certified riding instruction
  • Caters to different skill levels
  • 20 acres of riding space
  • 20 horses to choose from

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The idea for the modern limousine was borne of early scientists' desire to breed an extralong horse, complete with a driver, plush seating, and a built-in mini bar. Stick to compact stallions with today's Groupon to Epona Farms. Choose from the following options:

  • For $199, you get a five-day camp for a child age 7–12 (a $400 value).
  • For $175, you get a three-hour birthday party (a $400 value).
  • For $20, you get a 90-minute group introductory riding lesson (a $45 value).

Epona Farms' Triona Watson, who has honed her instruction skills with Olympic team members, trains fledgling equestrians in either Western or English riding styles. Five-day camps take place in March and April from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., offering six to eight horse-whisperers-in-training a chance to ride, rope, feed, and tell the value of any living thing by looking in its mouth. Lucky birthday buddies and up to 20 of their friends or imaginary squirrel minions can trot and gallop on horses or ponies in one of Epona Farm's two vast arenas. After an hour of riding, wee ones paint horses and horseshoes, decorate ponies, and pet fun farm animals in the Kritter Koral. Epona Farms provides riding helmets and boots, but partygoers must bring their own cake. For the introductory lessons, riders choose from more than 20 full-size and mini steeds for their prancing pedagogy, joining up with a small group of fellow novitiates (with a minimum of three adults). Children gain a base for building future vaulting skills, with instructors imparting the basics of mounting and determining which breeds are best for bank robbery getaways.

Epona Farms is situated on 20 acres of beautiful Northern California horseland. New picnic tables and a large barbecue area are available for parties, and indoor facilities include a rider lounge, showers, dressing area, as well as a kitchen with TV, stereo, and robotic chef.


While reviews for Epona Farms are still growing, here is what satisfied clients had to say in testimonials:

  • Thank you for providing our kids with the memorable experience of horseback riding at your farm. They had a wonderful time and have not stopped talking about it! – Ellyne B.
  • It is not just a horse lesson for her it is a way of life. Throughout the years my daughter has learned patience, responsiblity and the importance of following directions! – Angela H.

Epona Farms

On a ranch in the country, Epona Farms' trainers share the equestrian spirit with newcomers, youth, and champions-to-be in their indoor arenas and outdoor sand area. Triona Watson, an advanced coach since 1975, draws from her international experience to head up the facility's instructional programs. Her riding curriculum centers on three components: dressage, stadium jumps, and cross-country riding. Along with these focuses, her students learn English and Western styles of riding in an indoor arena and outdoor sand area. As spring turns to summer, Epona's horse whisperers expand their lessons into immersive day camps that teach horsemanship and leadership skills to adolescents, and let the children interact with other animals, such as rabbits and sheep. Younger children may be enchanted by PeeWee Pony School, a program that pairs pintsize novices with appropriate-size steeds to help instill a love for horses and riding at a young age. Additionally, the instructors focus on community outreach and work with special-needs children and young adults.

Customer Reviews

36 Ratings

Ask for Trina. She's great! My children enjoyed their 1st lesson immensely:-)
Camille J. · June 29, 2014
Great experience for our grandson.
Marla C. · March 3, 2014
This is more for the kids than the adults
Nadia N. · March 2, 2014
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    5855 E Jahant Rd.

    Galt, California 95632

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