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+ (private lessons) and 7+ (group lessons)
  • 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. 
     
Prices: Friends of the
Backcountry Member
 
Resident Non Resident
Group Lessons  $45 $52 $55
Private Lessons  $55  $62 $65
 4-pack Private  $205  $233  $245

Lessons must be used within 90 days from date of purchase. No exceptions.

  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. Email Carly Steiger to schedule.

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

  Group Riding Lessons

Group riding lessons, ages 7 and up, are offered in one-hour time slots. See below for available times and registration. 

Upcoming Public 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: Email or 303-471-7078.
Questions about registering? Contact Member Services: 303-471-7020