URC Lesson Information & Schedule
Quarterly lesson program registrations will be accepted up to one month before the quarter begins. Re-enrolling students: please register not later than two weeks prior to the start of the next quarter to ensure your lesson program space and options. After the re-enrollment date, new student registration is welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students must be registered, (forms filled out and submitted along with payment, a minimum of 24-hours in advance) to begin lessons. Registration forms are available under the 'Forms' tab - please fill it out and submit via email, fax, or current students may use the 'green box'. Please advise us if you are using USPS to mail forms or payments due to delays in service.
Students must submit new registration forms and waivers each quarter - thank you!
2022 Lesson/Leasing Quarters:
Spring Quarter: begins February 28th -Registration begins Feb. 1st for current students/Feb 15th for new students
Summer Quarter: begins May 30th -Registration begins May 1st for current students/May 15th for new students
Fall Quarter: week of August 29th -Registration begins August 1st for current students/August 15th for new students
Winter Quarter: week of Nov. 28th -Registration begins Nov. 1st for current students/ Nov. 15th for new students
Students may be able to join programs during a quarter for a pro-rated cost
'Moving up' levels for current students is subject to instructor approval
Missed lessons - class space is held; our horses and staff are here anticipating you/your child's attendance! Notice must be given at least 24-hrs in advance of a missed lesson to be eligible for a make-up practice ride. Missed lessons will be made up as independent practice rides on Saturdays with the exception of Beginner A/A+ students. Beginner A/A+ lessons may not have a make-up option during the quarter - we may offer roll-over credit applied to the fall quarter; make-up policy is limited to a maximum of two missed lessons per quarter.
Lessons may be added, canceled, or combined at management's discretion. URC cancelled lessons will be made-up during the quarter
Lesson Schedule by Levels and description of class skills and objectives
NEW!! ADULT/Teen Lessons - For riders aged 15+ - from riders with no previous experience up to intermediate or returning skilled riders getting back into equestrian sports!
Adult Beginner - Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Riders learn basic controls working towards trotting independently and executing basic coursework. No previous riding experience required; lessons will be capped at 6 students.
Adult Beginner to Intermediate - Sunday 12:00 - 1:00 pm & Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Riders continue to refine controls, are trotting independently and as a group working towards or at the canter; basic coursework includes ground poles and skill-appropriate levels of jumping. Previous riding experience required; lessons will be capped at 6 students.
Lessons for ages 6 and up
Beginner A/A+ (Saturdays) - For students with little to no riding experience. Students learn basic controls and work towards trotting independently. Lessons are 45 minutes long & capped at 6 students.
Saturday 9:00 - 9:45 am (Beginner A/A+)
Saturday 10 - 10:45 am (Beginner A/A+)
Beginner B - Students trot individually without assistance. This lesson works towards trotting each lesson independently and navigating courses of obstacles, ground poles and base crossrails.
Saturday 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Beginner B+ - Students begin to trot as a group and learning how to canter. Jumps small courses of ground poles and base X-bars.
Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30 pm (NEW TIME)
Thursday 5:45 -6:45 pm
Beginner B+/C - Students trot as a group and practice individual canters with greater frequency. Trotting jump courses of grounded crossrails and fences up to 12"
Saturday, 1:30 - 2:30 pm (B+/C)
Beginner C - Students trot as a group, individually canter working to a group canter. This lesson works towards jumping courses of fences up to 12"at the trot, working up to the canter.
Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Intermediate A- Students trot/canter as a group and jump courses up to 18" with related lines. Students may begin to ride in open fields.
Saturday 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Intermediate B- Students trot/canter as a group and jump courses 2'-2'3 in the ring or open field. Students school cross country jumps Intro/Elementary.
Monday 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Intermediate B/C - Students trot/canter as a group and jump fences up to 2'6". Student's school cross country jumps Elementary/Beginner Novice.
Tuesday 5:45 - 6:45 pm
Advanced A - Students trot/canter as a group and learn lateral movements. Jumps up to 2'9" and school Beginner Novice cross country.
Monday 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Intermediate C/Advanced A)
Tuesday 6:45 - 7:45 pm (NEW TIME - Adults Advanced A/B)
Advanced B/C - Students trot/canter as a group and learn lateral movements. Jumps 2'11"+ and schools up to Novice level cross country fences. Must own or privately lease a horse to jump routinely above 3'.
Monday 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Private Lessons (offered to URC Boarders, Group Lesson Riders for added skills; may accommodate Small Groups by request)
Sundays 1:00 pm
Sundays 2:00 pm
Practice Ride/Missed Lesson Practice Ride Make-Ups
(Weather Dependent/Sign-up required - must be able to handle own horse riding at approved levels above Beginner B and above)
Saturday 1:00 - 2:00 pm