Welcome to

california Riding academy, jessica harrell, michael traurig, equestrian coach, riding lessons
Riding a horse is a sport in which we take great pride; you will receive
outstanding instruction and personal attention in your
QUEST TO LEARN ABOUT HORSES.

YOUTH RIDING LESSON PROGRAMS

At CALIFORNIA RIDING ACADEMY all students, whether beginning or
advanced, are encouraged to develop their personal horsemanship skills.
If your child has never touched a horse, but is horse crazy, we can help
them gain the confidence and skill-set required to safely handle them.
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If your child is experienced, we have well-schooled horses and ponies to
meet the challenge of their continued riding and horsemanship growth,
including fancy show horses and ponies.
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Lots of fun and responsible kids who LOVE horses too!
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If showing is our goal, we have beautiful horses and ponies to meet your needs.
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With a combined experience of more than 100 years, our team of horse
professionals is well qualified to take your child's riding to the next level.
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Our Barn is full of happy, motivated kids who love horses.
Being at the barn with the horses is what they dream about at night.
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We are also a United States Pony Club (USPC) Certified Riding Center.
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Our Team provides the kids a healthy environment in which to
develop their love and respect for these beautiful animals.



If your child just loves being around horses and does not have a competitive goal, we will not push to
change your mind. We are here to serve the needs and wants of ALL horse lovers.

HORSE CARE AND MAINTENENCE
Our beginning student will learn how to properly handle a horse, not just ride.
Many people can get on a well-trained horse and go, but the key to being a
really good rider is understanding your mount and what makes them tick.
We go into the details of riding and "reading" your mount.
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Hands on experience is the only way to learn!

Depending on your child's aspirations, we will tailor a riding program to meet his or her goals. Our Horses and Ponies are well-schooled and well-cared for; they will help you achieve your childs' personal riding aspirations. Visit the Meet Our Horses Page to see a profile of your horse. Don't forget to try our Who's Who Horse Quiz to see how well you know each horse!


We are conveniently located just two minutes off Hwy 280 in Menlo Park.

Lesson Prices 2014
1 Hour Private Lesson: $100
1 Hour Semi-Private (2 people): $85
1 Hour Group (3 or more): $75

Lesson Package Special
Buy 10 Lessons and receive the 11th FREE*
*Must be taken by only one student on a minimum of once per week and adhere to Lesson Policy
Non Transferable.

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* prices and discounts are subject to change without notice.

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