Horseback Riding Lessons
Since 1984, Canterbury Farm has held a high standard for the care of horses and attention to our riders. We are located in Hampshire, IL, our full-service barn and trained staff look forward to welcoming you as you begin or continue your experience in the equestrian sport. When you join Canterbury Farm you become family.
MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL
An enjoyable and beneficial experience for all (as young as 5 years old!) – explore enhanced physical activity, social and cognitive development and the therapeutic benefits that come with riding horses. The benefits of riding are endless, take advantage of this exclusive pricing by purchasing the lesson package today!
*$259.22 total with processing fees.
BENEFITS OF HORSEBACK RIDING
- Balance and motor coordination
- Hand-eye coordination
- Core flexibility and strength
- Muscle development
- Physical endurance
Social & Emotional Development
- Confidence booster
- Gain independance
- Sense of responsibility
- Relieves stress
- Relaxing and screen-free
- Increases patience level
- Aids in improving focus and control
- Improved cognitive abilities
- Activites sympathetic nervous system
- Therapeutic exersice
- Practice time management skills
- Teaches responsibility
- Increased communication skills
- And more!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located?
14N200 Thurnau Road, Hampshire, IL 60140 – we’re local to Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
What ages are the lessons for?
What should I bring for my lesson?
We ask you to wear jeans and a shoe with a heel. If you don’t have a helmet, we will provide a hardhat for you to start out.
If you choose to continue with lessons (which we hope you do!), you will need to purchase a helmet, boots and breeches. You can purchase these items at a place of your choosing, or we recommend Saddler’s Row Tack Shop.
What does each lesson consist of?
Each lesson consists of a riding portion and a grooming/horse care portion. Students will learn to groom the horse, tack up the horse, learn different parts of the horse and overall horse care as well as learning to ride.
How long is a lesson?
When are lessons available?
Lessons are available 6 days a week, Tuesday through Sunday.
We look forward to welcoming you to Canterbury Farm! Our lessons are semi-private with up to three riders at one time.
If you are interested in private, one-on-one, lessons, please click here to contact us, we are happy to discuss rates, details and availability.
Kindly Note: Lessons are valid for a thirty (30) day period beginning on the day of purchase and must be scheduled within this period. Promotion only valid for new riders, returning riders, please click here.