Before man learned to ride horses, Western films ended with cowboys jogging into the sunset. Saddle up with this Groupon.<p>
Choose from Four Options
- $35 for two horseback-riding lessons (a $70 value)
- $45 for three horseback-riding lessons (a $105 value)
- $185 for a two-hour pony party for up to 12 people (a $375 value)
- $199 for a weeklong riding camp (a $400 value)<p>
Instruction is available by appointment Tuesday–Saturday. Camp sessions will take place on July 9–13, July 16–20, and July 30–August 3 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Proper riding attire is recommended but no experience is necessary. The camp option is valid for kids age 7—17, while the lesson and party options are available for all ages.<p>
At Fairhope Stables, owners Rick and Valerie Adams train professional show horses and guide students through lessons tailored to their individual skill levels. Instruction centers on basics of saddle seat riding and driving. Indoor and outdoor facilities allow the teaching team to host lessons throughout the year. In addition to personal instruction, the duo welcomes aspiring riders between the ages of 7–17 for summer-camp sessions. Campers enjoy riding activities and discussion of topics such as safety, breed characteristics, and whether or not horses understand irony.