Riding Lessons

Reach your equestrian goals--from learning to saddle up your steed to maneuvering with ease-- with private or our small group lessons. Individually or with no more than three students at a time, our instructors will teach western riding to the level of each rider. 

Key Riding Lesson Information

  • Age: 5+

  • Prices:Friends of the
    Backcountry Member
    ResidentNon Resident
    Group Lessons $45$52$55
    Private Lessons $55 $62$65
  • Note: 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. *Thirty-minute private lessons are available for students ages 5-6.
  • Adult Attendance: children must be accompanied by an adult for all horse programs; one adult may accompany more than one child.
  • Weight Limit: Our horses can accommodate riders up to 235 lbs. 

Private Riding Lessons

It’s a party of three for your private horseback riding lessons in the Backcountry: you, our horse, and an instructor. The low-distraction environment paired with individual attention will propel your horsemanship and riding skills at a more rapid pace during this one hour lesson. Riders can choose between Western, English, and trail lessons depending on your interest. 

Schedule a private riding lesson: email or 303-471-7078.

Upcoming Group Riding Lessons

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More Riding Lesson Information

  • What to Wear: closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes which can get a little dirty. Horsemanship programs run rain, snow, or shine, so dress appropriately for the weather. For riding lessons, please wear long pants and closed toed shoes (preferably boots with a small heel).
  • What to Bring: a full reusable water bottle, sunscreen
  • 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.

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

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