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Beginner Riding Lessons

Beginner Riding Lessons

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Matt and Nichole are lifelong equestrians who have made their passion into a small business in Dedham, Maine. Nichole and Matt are both instructors, care takers, and managers of their facility, they do everything from daily chores to training. Matt & Nichole have owned and operated M & N Ranch since 2013. They stared the business due to a growing interest with riders in the area seeking an…
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What we’ll do

You’ll meet up with one of our instructors at M & N Ranch to get started with your lesson. We feel that to be a successful rider you must first be confident at handling your horse on the ground. When learning these basics our primary focus is on respect and relationship building. A solid foundation sets the rider up for success in the saddle.

What else you should know

We'll be working with horses, so you might get dirty -- we'll do our best to keep you as clean as you want, if you just want to observe and chat, or you can get your hands dirty -its up to you. Please bring a camera with you as there is ample opportunity for pictures!

What I’ll provide

Sports equipment
We will match you with a horse to do your session with, we will also provide all equipment necessary to do the tasks that we will be learning. If you need a helmet, we will also let you borrow one.

What to bring

Guests should wear appropriate close toed sturdy shoes or boots, if you have a helmet then please feel free to bring it as well.
Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather.

Where you'll be

We will be outdoors at our 10-acre boarding facility, we will be working both in the barn and in one of our many arenas.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Its a plus if guests have prior horse experience but it is not required.

More tips

We'll be working with horses, so you might get dirty -- we'll do our best to keep you as clean as you want, if you just want to observe and chat, or you can get your hands dirty -its up to you. Please bring a camera with you as there is ample opportunity for pictures!

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Beginner Riding Lessons
New experience
From $30/person
New experience
From $30/person