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Horseback Trail Riding http://www.washingtonstables.com/horseback.htm Information Line: 732-249-2471
#1) What is the weight limit for Horseback Trail Riding?
--weight limit is ~195 lbs. and you must have an average or slim height-to-weight ratio.
--you must be physically able to mount the horse without assistance.
additional questions on "Horseback Riding"?
Email us at: LegacyRidingStablesInfo@gmail.com
Riding Lessons http://www.washingtonstables.com/lessons.htm
#1) What is the minimum age for Riding Lessons? Minimum
height? Weight limit?
-- Age 9 thru Adult. Minimum height: 44 inches. Weight limit: 195 lbs.
#2) What style / discipline of Horse Riding & Lessons do you teach?
--We offer Beginner Western Horsemanship training, intermediate, and advanced Western Pleasure lessons.
#3) When can I start taking Riding Lessons? How do I sign up for Riding Lessons?
--You can start on any Saturday or Sunday morning by appointment.
--Sign up for Riding Lessons on-line at: http://www.washingtonstables.com/leo2.htm
#4) Must I schedule a Riding Lesson or can I just show up? Are Lessons taught all year long?
--Yes, you must schedule Riding Lessons. Riding Lessons are available ALL YEAR LONG!
#5) How do I schedule Riding Lessons?
--Please call / text 908-705-0128 to schedule Riding Lessons
#6) I have a Riding Lesson scheduled. Are lessons being held in today's weather conditions?
--Please call 732-727-3838 for open/closed status and weather related closings.
#7) How many students are there with an instructor?
--Usually from one to three students per instructor. Advanced classes may have more.
#8) Are there discounted packages available for Riding Lessons?
--Yes! Click http://www.washingtonstables.com/lessons.htm to visit the "Riding Lessons" page.
#9) Must I purchase a package of Riding Lessons or can I take a single lesson?
--You may schedule a single lesson at any time. Call / text 908-705-0128 to make an appointment.
#10) Is special equipment, clothing, or helmets required for Riding Lessons?
--Please wear loose-fitting jeans (not baggy), boots (riding, hiking, work) and we suggest wearing a helmet [required for minors].
#11) Should we tip our Riding Instructor if we enjoyed our Riding Lesson?
--That's very thoughtful of you to ask! Yes, your Riding Instructor will gladly accept! Thank you!
Have additional questions on "Riding Lessons"? Email us at: LegacyRidingStablesInfo@gmail.com
Pony Rides http://www.washingtonstables.com/pony.htm
#1) When are Pony Rides available? Are reservations
--Saturday & Sunday all year long and reservations are not necessary.
#2) What is the age range for Pony Rides? Can a child be hand-led on a horse?
--Ages 2 and up. Yes, ponies and horses are available for hand-led rides.
#3) Can I walk along with my child on the Pony Ride? Can I take pictures?
--Yes, please do walk along and take as many pictures as you like!
#4) Will the Pony Walkers accept tips?
--That is very thoughtful of you and yes, your Pony Walker will gladly accept tips! Thank you!
Have additional questions on "Pony Rides"? Email us at: LegacyRidingStablesInfo@gmail.com
Ponies for Parties http://www.washingtonstables.com/ponies.htm
Pony Rides at your Home Birthday Party or at
any Location, Occasion, & Event
Call 732-545-6220 for Pony Party reservations
#1) Can you bring the Ponies to my home for a party? To my
school? To my business?
--Yes, we can bring our Ponies to homes, schools, parks, churches, businesses, and other places.
#2) Where will you walk the Ponies and give the rides?
--Back yard, front yard, driveway, sidewalk, parking lot, field, or just about anywhere safe! A grassy area is always preferred.
#3) Will you clean up after the Ponies?
--Of course we will take away any 'droppings'. Let us know if you want it for your vegetable or flower garden.
#4) Should we tip the Pony Handlers after they have finished giving rides?
--Thank you for asking and yes, the handlers will gladly accept your generosity!
#5) I have booked a Pony Party and made a deposit. Do I need to call to confirm arrangements?
--No! You will receive a confirmation by postal mail or email after you make the reservation.
#6) How will we know if you have us in your Pony Party schedule?
--You will receive a confirmation by postal mail or email. Also check your credit card activity to see if we took a deposit.
Have additional questions on "Ponies for
Parties"? Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gift Certificates http://www.washingtonstables.com/gco.htm
#1) How can I purchase Gift Certificates? Are Gift
Certificates available for all services?
--Yes, Gift Certificates are available for all services and may be purchased in 3 ways:
Purchase on-line at: http://www.washingtonstables.com/gco.htm
Purchase Gift Certificates at the stables on Saturday or Sunday (need directions?)
Call 908-705-0128 to purchase Gift Certificates over the telephone.
#2) If I purchase Gift Certificates today, when will I receive them?
--All Gift Certificate orders are processed within 48 hrs. so you should receive them within 3-4 days.
#3) How long are Gift Certificates valid for? Are the stables open all year?
--Yes, the stables are open all year and Gift Certificates are valid for one full year from date of purchase.
Have additional questions on "Gift Certificates"? Email us at: LegacyRidingStablesInfo@gmail.com
Summer Day Camp http://legacyridingstables.com/Summer_Camp.html
#1) Where do I find information and registration forms for the
Summer Day Program?
--Links for these forms may be found on the Summer Day Camp page: http://www.washingtonstables.com/summer.htm
#2) What is the age range of Summer Day Program participants?
--Summer program campers range from ages 9 to 16.
#3) My child has no riding experience. Should we arrange for some Riding Lessons before camp starts?
--ABSOLUTELY! Prior riding experience is required. Contact the stables office to set up Riding Lessons in advance.
#4) Are the participants in camp mostly boys or girls?
--There's a fair mix and there always seems to be more girls on average in each session.
#5) How much riding time is there in camp?
--Lots of riding time- both ring riding & trail riding. There's also time spent on safety, handling, & horsemanship.
#6) When should we sign up for camp?
--Early! We only take a limited number of participants and all the sessions fill up quickly.
#7) What is the ratio of counselors or instructors to campers?
--The ratio is about 1 to 4.
#8) Will my child have fun in horse camp? Will she / he learn more and enjoy it?
--We find the campers who have prior Riding Lessons really enjoy it the most. Arrange for Riding Lessons before camp starts!
#9) What type of clothing is needed for camp? Are helmets required?
--Please wear jeans [not baggy types] and work shoes or hiking boots. Riding helmets are ABSOLUTELY required! Safety is key!
Have additional questions on "Summer Day Camp"? Email us at: LegacyRidingStablesInfo@gmail.com
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