We have 15+ lesson horses and ponies, suitable for all level of rider and for multiple English and Western disciplines, including equitation and pleasure, dressage, eventing, gymkhana, barrel racing and rodeos. Scroll down and click on the individual cards to learn more about our wonderful lesson horses!
Charlie is a barn favorite, able to go precisely as fast or slow as asked. She's a solid AA / low AAA competitor in gymkhana as well as great at barrel racing and rodeo. Also great on trail, Charlie is suitable for a beginner on up.
Chevy is a steady beginner-safe gelding. He's perfect for an adult or child learning to lope. He does well through the gymkhana patterns and moves off your leg and hip like a dream.
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Dottie is a quick, all-around athlete with a lot of personality. She has shown English and Western, jumped and done gymkhana. While able to compete in AA gymkhana divisions, she also takes care of less experienced riders and is suitable for beginners on up.
Fiona is a solid lesson horse for a child or small adult, beginner on up. She has a sweet disposition, loves children, is willing and likes to please. Fiona has competed in gymkhana and performs well in Division FC.
Gigi is a spunky fire cracker of a horse. She's very forward, moves well off your hip and is a solid AAA gymkhana horse. Gigi needs an experienced rider and excels in gymkhana, barrel racing and rodeos. She is also great on trail.
Hank is a favorite at the barn. Nicknamed “Brown Cow,” he’s solid in Western disciplines, including gymkhana and our backyard rodeos. Hank has a great disposition—neither too forward nor too slow—and is suitable for beginners and above.
Hidalgo is a zippy and smooth spotted saddle horse. He's 14.1 hands and is perfect for a rider wanting to go fast and build confidence. He's also a solid gymkhana horse, competing in intermediate divisions.
JD is a zippy gymkhana horse with a nice stop and dime-tight turns. He moves great off your hip and gets solid AA times in gymkhana with the right rider. He's also perfect for riders starting slower and wanting to move up to a faster division as he's content doing his patterns at slower speeds as well.
Lacey is a stunning 16.2hh Appendix. She is perfect for intermediate riders and up. She does well in English and Western Pleasure, on trail and over fences.
Lulu is an adorable 11.1-hand pony. She's great for little ones who need a smaller and smooth ride, but also spunky enough for a taller child to ride. She's forgiving, kind and always wanting to please.
Maui is a zippy and somewhat "quirky" 12.3hh pony. He needs an intermediate rider with a good seat and some confidence; with that, he'll do anything you ask. He's been started on his gymkhana patterns and also over fences. He'll be a solid AA pony once he gets his gymkhana career going.
Pistol is our oldest lesson horse, having taught hundreds of riders how to feel confident on a horse. He packs beginners like a champ and will go when asked. He has a gentle disposition, is an old soul and wants to please.
Ralphie is a steady, more whoa-than-go, stocky-build quarter horse. He's 15-16 years old with a slow and steady gait. At 15.3 hands, he's a gentle giant.
Saratoga is a sweet buckskin quarter horse who is wonderful with adults and kids alike. She's very eager to please and is perfect for beginners, especially at the walk and trot. She is also a solid FC gymkhana horse.
Scarlet is the perfect beginner horse. She is 14.3 hands tall, 15 years old and is kind, willing and responsive. She comes from a cattle ranch and has been quickly learning her gymkhana patterns.
Thor is slow and steady and great for a beginner rider gaining confidence. Thor is a former cattle ranch horse and is very calm with smooth gaits.