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4335 Northwest 110th Avenue, Ocala

Two or Three 30-Minute Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Ocala Equestrian Academy (Up to 46% Off)

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Learn horsemanship skills and riding techniques during interactive private lessons with equestrian professional

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1 ratings1 reviews
March 10, 2021
Awesome instructors, beautiful animals
4 ratings3 reviews
January 31, 2021
Wonderful experience for my little girl. She will be coming back for sure! Thanks for making it memorable.
6 ratings4 reviews
December 16, 2020
We loved it. It was nice.
20 ratings9 reviews
November 4, 2020
Highly highly recommend this facility if you have little ones looking to learn how to ride ,a place to ride and a place to learn about the horses then this is the place . They are fantastic with kids and have more patience then I do . My daughter will be taking lessons from here for years to come .
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August 22, 2020
The two horse riding training sessions ended. It was rewarding. The young and beautiful female rider is well-trained, enthusiastic and patient, and is ready to continue to work hard to learn horse riding.
18 ratings16 reviews
September 21, 2020
Everyone here are so very kind and professional. My daughter really looks forward to going each week. We’re looking forward to our next visit. Very clean and professional facility. So very patient with my little one. Highly recommend!
1 ratings1 reviews
September 11, 2020
Great intro pack of lessons and additional lessons are reasonable. The covered arena made everything a breeze, especially during Florida afternoon rain showers.
2 ratings2 reviews
March 22, 2020
Went for a friend’s birthday and had a great time. The owner was extremely helpful and all of the staff were patient in teaching since none of us had previous experience. We will definitely come back as they made horseback riding something that we would love to do again. I highly recommend!
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About This Deal

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  • Two 30-Minute Private Horseback-Riding Lessons
  • Three 30-Minute Private Horseback-Riding Lessons

The Horse-Human Bond: Man’s (Other) Best Friend

You’re likely to leave the stable with a new skill and a new friend. Read on to learn more about the powerful bond between humans and horses.

Humans have been riding horses since the first bus broke down around 3,500 BC, but the full extent of the intraspecies connection is only beginning to come to light. Anecdotal stories of deep friendships between horses and humans abound, but studies suggest that horses really do form long-term bonds with humans with whom they’ve had positive encounters. In fact, horses can recognize their human friends months or even years after seeing them last.

Horses are naturally social animals, forming lifelong friendships with horses inside and outside their own families. This affable nature, combined with an impeccable sense of hearing, puts horses in a unique position to respond to human communication and even memorize human words. Trainers frequently talk in soothing tones to their horses, but much of the bonding occurs through nonverbal interaction: horses also get to know humans through daily grooming, feedings, and long, quiet rides into the sunset. Many longtime riders report feeling deeply attuned to their horses, both physically and emotionally.

Though not fully understood, the ineffable bond between humans and horses has spawned numerous equine-therapy programs. During these programs, people with mental illnesses or physical disabilities interact with horses through basic grooming and riding. Besides the unique physical benefits of riding—such as gaining core strength as they balance on a horse—these patients often experience an emotional release or a new sense of pride and accomplishment.

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