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2020 Spring Riding Series

 

Gem--Thoroughbred
Gem--Thoroughbred

The Spring Riding Series has been shortened to 4 Weeks, from May 25 to June 20th. WE ARE REOPENED after closing for the Covid-19 Crisis. The Regular Lesson Series is one-hour small groups, for all adults, young adults and children age 8 and older. The 4 week Regular Series costs $200.00.  We can prorate if you take 3 or 2 weeks. reopening registration

For reopening, we have these protocols:

Masks must be worn in barn at all times.

Riders will wear gloves immediately upon arrival.  Wash them when you get home.

All the standard Social Distancing rules will apply.  There are signs in the barn to follow.

Rocker -- Qtr Horse

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Lessons meet Monday through Saturday.  Adults ride Tuesday-Friday mornings at 10 or 11 a.m., or 5, 6 or 7 p.m. those days. And early afternoon Saturdays.   Age 8 to adult ride Monday through Friday on the hour at 5 or 6 p.m., and Saturdays on the hour at 9, 10, 11 a.m. and 12, 1, and 2 p.m.

One of our wonderful ponies, Tye, in our indoor arena.

 

Please download and print registration form  above, drop it off or mail with a deposit. (Mail to: GRS, 575 Clapboard Hill Road, Guilford CT 06437). Be sure you indicate your preferred lesson times, from those slots above. Registrations are also available in the stable office, or by USPS upon request.  Of course, email grsriding@msn.com or just give us a call with questions or to schedule a free trial lesson -- (203) 453-8768, ask for Jill.

You ride for one full hour, (1/2 hr. Minis) in small groups--horses are tacked and ready for you when you arrive.  The only equipment you'll need is a hard soled shoe with a heel, like a work boot.   We have helmets that meet the latest safety standards, but if you go on riding, you should purchase your own helmet. (Inexpensive).

Riding is safe and structured here -- our school has been operating continuously on Clapboard Hill Road since 1992!

We have helmets, but if you continue to ride, you might want to check out these companies for riding helmets and other equipment:

STATELINE TACK                or    DOVER SADDLERY

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Co-Owner-Master Instructor  Jill Walter-Robinson

is the gold standard of teaching riding -- this is her 49th year in the ring, and she is nationally acknowledged as one of the sport's most talented instructors.   We are so lucky to have longtime alumns , Quinn Baron and Kira Schaefer teaching; they have ridden here for more than 10 years.

We are well known for our fun, professional program and laid-back family atmosphere.  Dozens of our young people have grown up here and become professional riders, polo players, stable owners and managers, veterinarians, (and vegetarians), farriers, and equine scientists.  Lifelong friendships have grown just from being together for a class. And, mothers who rode here as children are now bringing their own children here to ride. (Help! We're getting old).