3 out of 4
of our students have never ridden a horse before coming to Three Strides.
We love making introductions to horses.
of our students who come for a single lesson enroll in weekly lessons. We will work with your teen to achieve their goals, whether they want to focus on learning to ride or mastering a specific skill, such as jumping or horse care.
Our horses love their job, and in return, the students tend to love them. Riding is the skill, and stronger, more confident students are the benefit. We strive to make the barn a place they can't wait to return to each week.
Pre-Teens and Teens at Three Strides have the unique opportunity to earn some time in the saddle in exchange for helping out around the farm.
Most days, students will help with feeding and caring for the horses, as well as helping assist Kara during lessons.
"Since she started riding with Kara and participating in the Teen Apprenticeship Program, I've noticed a positive change in my daughter, both at the barn and at home. She's more responsible and respectful.
Every chance she gets, she wants to go back to the barn.”
-Christine, pre-teen parent student since 2018
For your first lesson, Three Strides can provide a helmet. Upon enrolling in weekly lessons, students are responsible for purchasing their own helmet. Under our insurance policy, only helmets designed for equestrian use that are certified by the ASTM or SEI ASTM are allowed.BUY NOW ON AMAZON
Nestled in the rolling hills of northeast Manchester, the horse barn at Three Fillies farm includes: