Horses Are More than a Hobby
The Pinckney Horsemanship Club was created to provide an educational and social group for youth to gain horsemanship skills.
Club members are able to sign up daily to assist the HHS staff the the AM & PM feeding and care of the HHS program animals.
Members are offered volunteer leadership opporutnites when we have beginner group programs.
Members recieve a 25% discount on HHS riding opportunites (Trail Rides, Private Lessons, Clinics, Event Space Rental)
Monday - Friday (except Thursdays) HHS is open from 3-8pm for Club Members to enjoy time with horses!
Thursdays Club Members must be accompinied by an adult.
A total of 2 hours of riding per month
RIDER CLUB MEMBERS ($150 per month)
A total of 4 hours per month.
UNLIMITED CLUB MEMBERS ($250 per month)
All the above benefits with an unlimited access to the HHS horses when they are not in program.
Group lessons are are excellent place for riders to learn from and with each other though observation and games.
Work on balance, confidence and large motor skills while working around horses and friends. Every week kids will ride in a lead-line lesson to work on independent movement and verbal communications. Once riders are demonstrating attention and skills they will progress to independent ridings
Horsemanship 101 (Ages 6-106)
Perfect for riders of all ages who are interested in learning/practice the skills of basics horsemanship. 30mins of grooming & tracking, 30mins of riding. Riding lessons cover topics: use of natural aid at the walk, group riding awareness, and basic riding patterns.
Level 1 Progressive Riding
Riders build confidence, control and balance through walk and trot exercies and games. Riders will work together through grooming, tacking and mounting during class. *Prerequisite: Horsemanship 101
Level 2 riders (walk/trot/canter)
Utlize your natural aids to fluidily communicate with your equine partner through the walk/trot/canter. Riders must have horses groomed and tacked before lesson time *Prerequisite: Certificate CHA Level 1 or evaluation ride (Horsemanship 101)
Enjoy the company of friends (new and old) and the beauty of Pinckney State Recreation Area on horseback. Riders must be able to ask a horse to walk, stop and steer right and left before going on the trail. HHS has the right to keep riders in the arena for a lesson for the safety of riders and horses. *Reservation Required