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Community Horse Riding Lesson Program

 
Children, teens, and adults who want to be introduced to horseback riding or improve their current skills can enroll in riding lessons at the Ohio Horse Park. 
 
Lessons are taught by Ohio Horse Park staff and instructors-in-training.  All instructor have been certified by the Certified Horsemanship Association and/or the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International.
 
 
Sign up today for Horse Riding Lessons at the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
Call: (740) 354-9347 to schedule lessons!
Sign up today!
Horseback riding levels:
Our lessons offer riding at the beginner and intermediate levels. Those seeking advanced instruction may call for additional information.

Riding lesson details:
″ Lessons must be scheduled in advance.
″ Cancelations must be made 12 hours in advance. Cancelation fee may apply
Requirements for riding:
″ Long, sturdy pants or correct riding attire is required. (no workout clothing allowed)

″ Boots with at least a 1-inch heel, but no higher than two inches.

″ Helmets are required and are available at OHP.

″ An application is required.

″ Our horses can safely accommodate riders up to 225 lbs.
 
 
Entries are open for the first Bobcat Dressage Show of 2014.  Classes are offered in traditional dressage and western dressage. 

 

Contact:  Bradie Chapman at 740-354-9347 or email her at chapmab1@ohio.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Horse Riding Lessons

May 19, 2014 9:00 AM

 

Looking for something fun to do this summer? 

 

Come and ride with our community lesson program at the Ohio Horse Park!

 

We offer western, hunt, and dressage lessons throughout the summer in six week cycles.  Riders will have the opportunity to learn:

Horse safety, behavior, grooming, tacking, and riding!

Lessons fees are:

  • $30 per rider for private lessons
  • $25 per rider for semi-private
  • $20 per rider for group lessons

 

Call or email for an application.  Lessons will only be scheduled with a complete application.  Health insurance is required.  Some of our horses have weight restrictions.  

 


Horse Riding Lessons

May 19, 2014 9:00 AM

 

Looking for something fun to do this summer? 

 

Come and ride with our community lesson program at the Ohio Horse Park!

 

We offer western, hunt, and dressage lessons throughout the summer in six week cycles.  Riders will have the opportunity to learn:

Horse safety, behavior, grooming, tacking, and riding!

Lessons fees are:

  • $30 per rider for private lessons
  • $25 per rider for semi-private
  • $20 per rider for group lessons

 

Call or email for an application.  Lessons will only be scheduled with a complete application.  Health insurance is required.  Some of our horses have weight restrictions.  

 


Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International Instructor Certification

May 30, 2014 8:00 AM
Ohio Horse Park

Graduates of the Equine Studies Degree Program are eligible to test for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) certification for therapeutic riding instructors. There are three levels:  Registered, Advanced and Master. PATH Intl. The Ohio Horse Park Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship is a Premier Accredited PATH center and also a PATH Higher Education Member.  Ohio University Southern is one of three universities who can offer on site certifications.  

The Riding Instructor Track focuses on riding and equestrian instruction.   Courses related specifically to equestrian teaching, including therapeutic horsemanship, are:

  • EQU 2080 Therapeutic Horsemanship Overview
  • EQU 2081  Administrative Aspects of Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • EQU 1062  Equestrian Teaching Techniques
  • EQU 2062  Equestrian Teaching Practicum
  • EQU 2063  Evaluation and Training of the Program Horse

 

In addition to the Equine Studies courses, instructors in training must complete twenty five hours of supervised instruction of equestrian lessons.  

PATH evaluators travel to the Ohio Horse Park to evaluate the instructors in training by watching them ride and teach.  

For additional information, email OHPinfo@ohio.edu or call 740-354-9347.  

 


Youth Horsemanship Day Camps

Jun 10, 2014 9:00 AM
Ohio Horse Park

 

 

Come ride with us at the Ohio Horse Park!

 

Our day camps introduce participants to horses, their natural behaviors, safety, grooming, tacking and riding.  

 

Our horse camps are a great way to stay active this summer while spending time with horses and people outdoors.  Camp prices are $50 per day. Camp dates are:

June 10-12th, 9am—12 pm 
June 24th—27th, 9am—12 pm 
July 8th, 9 am—2 pm 
July 9th, 9 am—2 pm 
July 14th—18th, 9 am— 12 pm 
July 21st—25th, 9am—12pm 

A completed application must be submitted prior to approval for sessions. Our current horses have weight restrictions.

Email:  OHPinfo@ohio.edu or call 740-354-9347