What You'll Get
The horse and buggy was a popular method of early transportation, far surpassing the bug and buggy, which could barely move and was often destroyed by squeamish gunslingers. Saddle up with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a 30-minute private saddle-seat horseback-riding lesson at Walnut Way Farm in Shelbyville (a $30 value).
For more than 30 years, Walnut Way Farm has taught saddle-seat horseback-riding lessons for riders of all experience levels, with an emphasis on human and horse safety. For horse pilots' first equine engagements, an experienced instructor will cover safety basics, steering, control, rider posture, and rearing up in front of sunsets. Saddle-seat riding, a subsection of English style, shows off the horse’s confident high trot and creates a solid riding foundation to which riders may add other styles. Since horses play cribbage on Sundays, lessons run Monday–Saturday.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 3 or older. 210lb weight max. New clients only. Must sign waiver. Non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.