Riding Lessons

Reach your equestrian goals--from learning to saddle up your steed to maneuvering with ease-- with private or our small group lessons.

Key Riding Lesson Information

  • Age: 5+
Prices: Friends of the
Backcountry Member
Resident Non Resident
Group Lessons  $45 $52 $55
 4-pack Group* $165  $193  $205 
Private Lessons  $55  $62 $65
 4-pack Private*  $205  $233  $245

*4-packs must be used within 90 days from date of purchase. No exceptions.

  • Beginner Riders: all beginners (little to no horse experience) over 7 years old are required to take Basic Horsemanship I prior to riding lessons. It is suggested that beginners ages 5-6 years old enroll in a Pony Tails course prior to riding lessons. 
  • Adult Attendance: children must be accompanied by an adult at riding lessons; one adult may accompany more than one child.
  • Weight Limit: Our horses can accommodate riders up to 235 lbs. 

Private Riding Lessons

The low-distraction environment paired with individual attention will propel your horsemanship and riding skills at a rapid pace during this one-hour lesson. Riders, ages 5 to 99, can choose between Western or English lessons depending on your interest.

Purchase a private riding lesson:  Single Private Lesson   |   4-Pack Private Lesson

Group Riding Lessons

Group riding lessons are offered in one-hour time slots. See below for available times and registration. If you have a group of two or more riders and the available time slots below do not work for you, please email Carly Boyd for other availabilities.

Upcoming Group Riding Lessons

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Time and Date Course Description

More Riding Lesson Information

  • What to Wear: Please wear long pants and closed toed shoes (preferably boots with a small heel). Dress appropriately for the weather, layers are recommended.
  • Weather Policy: Horse programs run rain, snow, or shine (with the exception of severe weather, unsafe arena conditions, or thunderstorms). Lessons missed due to weather will be rescheduled. 
  • What to Bring: a full reusable water bottle, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure.
  • Location: Backcountry Outdoor Center Horse Corrals; 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton, CO 80125. Click for map and direction
  • Refund Policy: Refund requests will be honored up to 24 hours prior to the start of your scheduled riding lesson minus a $5 processing fee. No refunds are given for 4-packs of riding lessons once the first lesson has been used.

Questions? Contact: Carly Boyd or 303-471-7078.  |   Trouble registering? Contact Member Services: 303-471-7020