Horseback Riding, English: Beginner

You can learn to ride a horse at any age! Horseback riding is one of the most exciting, rewarding, and adventurous sports around. If you are a first time rider, or have ridden in the past, this class is for you! Learn basic horse handling, grooming, tacking up, and riding skills. Riding topics covered include, but are not limited to: mounting/dismounting, proper position, communication and aids, walking, trotting, and basic figures. Classes are taught by Linda Dovers and her experienced, patient staff at Bear Creek Stables in South Austin. 

Instructor

Bear Creek Stables

Linda Dovers has been the owner of Bear Creek Stables since she designed and built it in 1982. She is a certified instructor with the Horsemanship Safety Association, a national instructor certification association.

This class requires all participants to complete and sign a university Release and Indemnification Agreement before being considered enrolled in the class. Bring the completed form to the first class meeting and turn in to your instructor.


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September 21, 2019 to October 12, 2019

Class Days: Saturday
Class Times: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Fee: $189
Program ID: IC20036

October 13, 2019 to November 3, 2019

Class Days: Sunday
Class Times: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Fee: $189
Program ID: IC20058

October 19, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Class Days: Saturday
Class Times: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Fee: $189
Program ID: IC20077

November 10, 2019 to December 8, 2019

Class Days: Sunday
Class Times: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Fee: $189
Program ID: IC20107
Notes:

No class on 12/1