Horseback riding is a great way to see the countryside or to escape from your evil cousin's palace. You're a free princess with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $19 for a 30-minute private horseback-riding lesson (a $38 value)
- $27 for a 60-minute private horseback-riding lesson (a $55 value)
Seasoned instructors teach students of all levels riding skills and techniques as well as the basics of horse care, safety, and stable management. Students can focus on dressage, jumping, Western, or recreational riding—all taught with an emphasis on the balanced seat.
Manito Equestrian Center
As the sun rises over Manito Equestrian Center's sprawling farm, horses stir and whinny within their stalls. The steeds blink as they emerge from their stately, centuries-old bank barn to run and jump across 60 acres of land, including indoor and outdoor riding arenas.
A staff of seasoned horsewomen attends these gentle mounts, filling their stalls with fresh straw, feeding them nutritious oats, and reading aloud to them from Black Beauty every night. They also strengthen and expand the equestrian community, teaching students of all ages and experience levels riding techniques and horse-care fundamentals during lessons and camps. These sessions focus on dressage, hunt-seat, Western, and recreational styles, preparing riders for a fun trot through the woods or a career in competitive jumping. The trainers also conduct an innovative equine-assisted learning program that uses horse therapies and exercises to promote resilience and the development of life skills in children and adults recovering from trauma.