Leasing allows you additional quality time for grooming, bathing, handling, hand grazing,
ground exercising, riding and just spending time learning to care for a horse . . .
Leasing a horse is the best option for riders who need more riding time outside of lessons, or riders with a goal to either show or own a horse some day. Leasing helps riders gain valuable experience and learn the responsibility of having a horse without the complete commitment of being a horse owner.
Leasing is available for Intermediate and Advanced riders and requires you to be in a lesson program. However, as your experience increases, the amount of lessons are adjusted to allow you more time to ride by yourself and is determined on an individual basis.
Riders in a lease are offered special rates on lessons, coaching at shows and may have other equestrian opportunities as well.
Leasing prices and Lease terms vary for
each barn location, please inquire
(Monthly contract may be required. Subject to schedule and availability.
Pricing subject to change and might be tailored to the individual):
All riders must sign a Lease Agreement and Release of Liability form.
Riders leasing a horse must be in a lesson program to continue leasing each month.
Required lessons are as follows (you may take more lessons than the minimum requirement if you
Beginner Riders: Each ride must be in the form of a private lesson until proven you
can ride independently before riding in a Semi-Private or Group Lesson.
Intermediate Riders: 2-3 private lessons per month are required, or as needed
depending on your individual experience and skills. Semi-Private and Group Lessons
Advanced Riders: 1-2 lessons per month are required, or as needed depending on
your individual experience and skills. Semi-Private and Group Lessons
A few trial lessons prior to signing the lease are necessary to make sure the chosen lease horse is suitable for you and to go over handling, ground care, grooming, tacking, riding, bathing, layup, etc from start to finish.
Lessons are counted as one of your lease rides.
Required lessons must be completed by the end of each month to continue leasing, with the exception of emergencies and dangerous weather conditions.
Partially Leased horses might also be used for Lessons. Scheduling of your rides will be discussed for each situation.
Missed lessons do not roll over to the next month unless in the event of dangerous weather or a personal emergency - to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
There will be an initial 30 day lease trial period to determine if you are a good match for your leased horse.
Semi-Partial and Partial lease plans are on a month to month basis. Full Exclusive leases require a minimum of a 6 month commitment.
Riding time varies depending on the time of year due to heat or amount of daylight. Please ride within these time frames (to be discussed).
Riders leasing horses are expected to treat the leased horse as if it were your own. You will be expected to groom, tack and hose and/or bathe the horse during your visits as well as top off water buckets, turn on fans, help apply any medications, boots/bandages, assist with cleaning the stall, etc.
Tack that is borrowed for the leased horse must be cleaned after each use. Using your own tack is fine as long as it fits your horse and is approved by the horse Owner and Trainer. You are responsible for fixing or replacing anything you have damaged, broken or have lost.
Leasing begins at the beginning of each consecutive month. Payments are due on or before the 1st of each month. Lessons and other services and fees are to be paid out separately.
We reserve the right to change lease terms, cancel or discontinue the lease at any time, for any reason, if necessary.