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Children's 6 to 9 yrs.


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Downey Farm

Located at Downey Farm, 809 Downey Rd, N. Saanich

Fall/Winter Lesson Program

We are now accepting new students.

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Get Back in the Saddle
For adult riders returning to riding
Evelyn & HarleyAre you a former rider who is ready to get back in the saddle?  Did you love riding, but gave it up for career, family, finances, or other of life's realities?  Has it been a few years? Or maybe longer? Is now the time, but you're not sure where to begin?  Start by booking an introductory private lesson to discuss your personal riding goals and assess your level of experience.   Learn more ... sharina and gina donaldsonJoin the friendly, supportive, and fun-loving group of mature adults who ride with Kathy Harrison at Harrison School of Horsemanship.  With Kathy's experienced and knowledgeable guidance, you'll be riding safely and progressing at your own pace on well trained and patient horses.     Learn more ...
beginner riding lessonIt's not a video game. Far from it, in fact. Riding horses involves dealing with another living creature, and it takes a lot more than knowing which button to push to learn to do it well.  Riding could be a life long interest for your child, and along the way it will teach patience, perseverance, confidence, poise, responsibility, problem solving and much more.  Riding is also great fun, good exercise, inspirational, and it contributes to a healthy self esteem.  Learn more ...

trail rideWe are now offering a super new program specially designed to meet the needs of younger children aged 6 to 9 years of age. During these one hour group lessons we teach not only riding skills on the horses, but also grooming, tacking up and ground work. The children will also go out on trail rides on the "chip trail" located on the stable property.  Learn more ...

"I wanted to let you know how wonderful the riding lessons are. Asha is really learning a lot and you're so good with her, giving consistent feedback and lovely praise and acknowledgment when she responds to your requests to make a change in her riding. She was beaming tonight on the way home :)"

We offer a great Lease Program!