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CARRIAGE DRIVING LESSONS are offered to adults and children age 4 and up. 
Driving is a wonderful past-time that can be enjoyed by both riders and non-riders alike. Beginning drivers will learn the basic aids and skills in the arena, and practice through cones and obstacle courses. Then delight in a cross country carriage ride and tour the grounds!
PRICES:  $50/Hour Lesson . Includes harnessing and fitting instruction.
Half-Hour Property Ride: $35.
 
 
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Our brand new covered ring (70 x 140) means we can ride anytime (it's lit!) and in any weather. Crumb rubber footing is soft and springy. Delightful in summer, as it's shady and fly-free! Picnic table and grassy viewing area for your friends and admirers. Marked for dressage, yet plenty of room for jumps and gymnastic grids.

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"None of Your Beezxaw" (aka Beezie) is one of our beloved lesson ponies. She is as gentle and mannerly as any pony could be. She enjoys being greeted by happy children, along with the carrots that they bring! While calm and cool, she is also Very well trained . . in dressage and jumping. She especially likes to eat Candy Canes, and loves to have her eyes rubbed (gently!) She also enjoys trail rides and has been learning to pull the carriage. She'll be a big part of our lesson program again this summer, and will be helping us to teach carriage driving, even to the youngsters. Silly quirk?  She ALWAYS yawns just before being bridled!?

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Sonia, one of our Working Students, happy after a great ride on Linden.

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Donna Gets Beezie Ready to Ride

Horsemanship skills and knowledge of tack are important components!

Go Danielle ! Balance in Motion . . riding Hansel
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DOES YOUR HORSE OR PONY NEED TRAINING? Cori Nichols offers training services for horses AND ponies, both on and off-site. Standing at 5'3", Cori is comfortably able to school equines of all shapes & sizes. Whether your needs are Backing or Groundwork; or your pursuits are Dressage, Eventing, Hunter, or Pleasure, Cori's approach will enable your horse to develop into a relaxed, balanced, athletic and willing partner. Please contact Cori Nichols to discuss your particular goals in order to devise a program that will produce the desired results. Cori Nichols has been riding and training horses for over 30 years. She was a Nationally ranked Junior rider, qualifying for the coveted Maclay Finals two years in a row. She then went on to apprentice for Gary Rockwell (now an "O" level dressage judge,) where she had access to Gary's international training experience. She also trained hunters and jumpers extensively with the late Jack Rockwell, where they competed on the Wellington, FL curcuit for several years. Cori currently studies with Lucinda Greene, Irish Eventing coach Eric Horgan as well as Robin Walker, both of whom are Level 4 US Event Association Instructors and Faculty members. Cori is currently pursuing her Event Instructor's Certification from the US Eventing Association. She routinely pariticpates in clinics and workshops with other professionals: (Anne Kursinksi, Don Sheehy, Michael Page, Jane Savoie and George Morris to name a few.) She loves both training horses and riders alike.Contact Us

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The feeling of a great jump can't be beat

 

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Cori with Blu Jayne . . .Ocala, FL
March 2007