After School Riding Programs

After school lessons focus on skills of balance and coordination on horseback. Students ride and play games on horseback while learning the subtleties of controlling their own horse. Lessons are geared to each individual student`s level of skill.

 Availability: 3:15pm, 4pm,  4:45pm (Monday – Friday)

Helper Program:  This is a 3 hour program learning the ins and outs of caring for a horse, includes barn chores, feeding, brushing and a riding lesson included. Call for availability! Students must commit to 6 weeks to join the program.

Inclement Weather Policy/Make-up Days :
If school is cancelled or there is early dismissal due to weather, Blue Rider programs will be cancelled that day. Our policy is to make every effort to make-up missed classes due to inclement weather.

To schedule, please contact Blue Rider Stables at 413.528.5299 or

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Horseback riding provides students with an educational experience outdoors, develops a love for nature, provides hours of fun and exercise, creates priceless memories, builds confidence, and teaches the importance of responsibility.