Payment is required in advance to book any lesson or series. A session may be rescheduled, according to availability, with 24 hour advance notice. No refund or rescheduling will be offered in the case of failure to inform or to show up for a class. A standard responsibility release waiver provided by the ranch much be signed by each participant. Upon requesting a booking a detailed list of conditions, inclusions and exclusions will be provided. For any concerns please contact the ranch.
Get to know the nature of horses and how they communicate with us. In this session we will learn about the instinctive behaviour of horses, how they live and how to be comfortable and safe around them. Each session will be tailored to the individual participants, depending on age, previous experience and comfort level around these incredible animals. Participants will enjoy the ranch environment!
Sessions are offered for participants of all ages and experience levels. There is no minimum age for this session. Helmets are provided.
Our instructor Kyd Campbell is a seasoned horseback guide and trainer who learned to ride in classic English riding schools throughout her youth in Canada and is one of the foremost backcountry horseback guides in South America. She is a WIlderness First Aid First Responder and studied the EAGALA method of Equine Assisted Growth and Learning.
- adequate clothing: long pants, long sleeve shirt, boots or shoes with a small heel if possible (avoid heavy hiking boot or very light shoes)
- drinking water