Kids ages four through six can enroll in Texas Tots, a horsemanship class designed for little ones. Kids will meet real horses and have the opportunity to learn while having fun. Classes will be held Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m. April 6-27. Register by March 30 for $65 per person.
Children ages six and up can enroll for beginning horsemanship and learn basic horsemanship skills including safety, grooming, tacking, horse anatomy and basic horse care. The class is offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays April 2-23. Register by March 26. The fee is $76 per person.
Beginner rider I is for anyone six and older who has taken beginning horsemanship or have some previous riding experience. Students will groom and tack and learn English or Western riding techniques. The class is being offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays April 1-22, and from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays April 2 to 23. The session deadlines on March 25 and is $98 per person.
Beginner rider II is for kids six and up who have taken beginning horsemanship and rider I, or with previous riding experience. The majority of class will include practicing balance and learning gaits. The class is offered from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays April 1-22, and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays April 2-23. Register by March 26 for $119 per person.
All classes are held at Sunset Trails Stables on Ranson Road. Hard soled shoes and long pants must be worn for each of these classes. To register for any of these classes go to www.lsparks.net or call 816.969.1500.