We offer this class through the Conejo Valley (search on “horse” in their programs) and Simi Valley (click on the Oak Park brochure) Parks & Recreation Departments. Registration is through each Parks and Recreation website or call Conejo Valley at (805) 495-6471, Simi Valley at (805) 584-4400. Available to newcomers only.
CLASS DESCRIPTION: HORSE BACK RIDING Ages 9+
* 4 lesson package tailored to the beginning, returning, or rider new to the English discipline.
* Each 1 hour session will consist of 45 minutes mounted and 15 minutes horsemanship lesson.
Riders will learn proper handling of the horse, mounting and dismounting, and correct body position. Students will learn control at the walk and trot, including posting and two point. In addition, on the ground education including basic horsemanship skills such as grooming, tacking, and identifying parts of the horse.