SCHOOL HORSE LEASING ARRANGEMENTS
Horse leasing is available on occasion. All information can be found in the tack room.
Good horsemanship is the number one rule. The horse shall be well brushed, before and after ride, the horse shall be properly warmed up and cooled down.
Maximum time allowed 50 minutes
If the weather is nice you may ride any time, if its raining you must time your ride around arena availability.
Your instructor will be asked to initial your horse choice and change it if necessary.
Horse choices must match your completed Rider Level. You also must have ridden your chosen horse in several lessons before leasing him.
There are no make-ups on leases.
No jumping allowed.
Trail riding allowed only if you have completed Novice Level 3 or above, and if you are two or more riders going out together.
Centaur reserves the right to cancel rides or swap horse choices.
SAMPLE USE OF YOUR TIME -
10 minutes - warm-up at free walk, loose rein
10 minutes warm-up at rising trot, large figures
5 minutes - canter / trot transitions, large figures
5 minutes - breather - loose rein walk, tighten girth
10 minutes - different exercises, the "training portion of the ride"
10 minutes - warm-down: deep & low at rising trot and finally loose rein walk
(warm-ups & downs can be done as a hack)