Horsemanship was once a vital skill, much like the ability to avoid sailing off the end of the earth or discern which pizza trees were poisonous. Master an ancient art of survival with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $30 for two private riding lessons (an $80 value)
- $59 for four private riding lessons (a $160 value)
- $49 for a half-day riding outing for one (a $100 value)
- $89 for a half-day riding outing for two (a $200 value)<p>
Half-day riders engage in horse grooming and equestrian lessons and eat sandwich-and-soup lunches before hitting the trail for 1.5-hour rides utilizing bareback, English, and Western styles. During the outing, participants will also make crafts, such as tie-dye shirts, and receive postride treats.<p>
The Phoenix Equestrian Centre
The Phoenix Equestrian Centre's owner and lifelong horse expert Linda Gonzalez draws on her professional racehorse-training experience while teaching riding lessons and caring for her fleet of steeds. Having trained racehorses that have breached the upper echelons of the nation's Experimental Handicap top 200 and gone on to race before the queen of England, Linda has an expert eye for tending to the needs and birthday wishes of each horse. Set on 19 acres, her horse boarding and training facility features 60'x60' indoor and 100'x200' outdoor riding arenas, where ponies are free to strut and students take their first tentative gallops atop well-trained mounts. Aside from private lessons and day camps, Linda also breaks and trains unruly horses, leases trustworthy steeds, and hosts a variety of informational seminars about the future possibilities of a centaur composite race.