Western Riding

Our Western Riding lessons here at Pony Gang Equestrian Services in Camden, South Carolina offer you several different options to choose from. Each of our instructions is tailored to each individual rider.

We strive for the safety of our students first. Building a strong foundation in balance, seat and leg communication in the saddle. Besides the riding we also teach good horsemanship on the ground, horse health and stable management to our students. 

Our service includes 

  • Ranch horse riding  
  • Western pleasure 
  • Competition Trail 
  • In Hand Trail 

What are the Health benefits of Horseback riding?

  • Develops core strength
  • Improves coordination
  • Encourages trust
  • Exercises the mind
  • Develops problem solving skills 
  • Increases socialization 
  • Creates times to relax
  • Provides opportunities to compete 
  • Increases muscle tone and strength 
  • Improves mental state

Prices

Introductory Lesson

Our Introductory lesson is our Evaluation lesson for new students of all ages and abilities, who have never been at PGE before.  

Incl. Farm tour, grooming and tacking horse/pony,  riding lesson,  Q & A 

appr. 60 Minute 

 

Price:   $ 50

 

= You will receive a $ 30 payback, if you sign up for one of our Lessons Subscriptions during this visit. =


Monthly Subscription Program

Tiny Tot  Western

A group lesson designed to give your little one in the age of 3-5 years a "leg up" in the horse world. Once the you horseback riders progress past this stage, they enter our Ready Rider Program. Lessons are 60 minutes in total and consist grooming, pony care and riding time.

Tiny Tot lessons are a great way to get your young rider confident in the saddle. 

 

1 riding lesson a week per month

 

Price:   $ 140*

Ready Rider Western

This group lesson program  is designed for beginner riders ages 6 and up (Adults are welcome!!). Riders learn how important a balanced and independent seat is. Riders will stay in this class till they are able to ride independently in a rising trot and steer the horse pony through small obstacle courses and ride schooling figures by heart. 

 

1 riding lesson a week per month

 

Price:  $ 140*



Skill Building Western

Our Skill building lesson (group lesson) is the next step for our riders. Riders enrolled in this group lesson will learn to ride a variety of horses at the walk, trot and canter. Learn their two-point position. Ride over poles and x-rails. 

 

1 riding lesson a week per month

 

Price:   $ 140*

Academy Western

This group program is designed for riders that are devoted to riding and want to go on the fast track of learning how to ride in a balanced and independent seat. Learn how to jump and maybe attend Horse shows in the future. 

 

2 riding lessons a week per month* 

 

Price:   $ 260*



*Our subscription is an automatic payment circle for your Riding Lessons Packages. No more thinking about payments or buying new lesson cards. Our system will take care of this automatically for you every month. The Subscription includes 4 lessons a month. If there are 5 lessons in a month, you will be charged the extra lesson with $35 automatically through our system.  


Please take note: 

 

- BEGINNER RIDERS WILL START WITH GROUP LUNGE LINE LESSON.

- All riders must wear an approved riding helmet.  If you do not have one, we can provide one for the first couple of lessons. But with time student should purchase their own helmets. 

- All riders must wear proper pants - jeans for western riding - and boots with 2" heels (no dress boots).

- Read our "What you need to get started site?"  here 

- Due to COVID 19 - All riders  need to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of their lesson so that they can do their COVID check in and ensure this way that we can start on time with your lesson.  Riders that arrive late will have that time deducted from their lesson.

- 24 hours cancellation notice is required for all lessons, otherwise lesson will be charged with no opportunity of rescheduled. Makeup lesson cannot be rescheduled again. 

In the event that the weather prevents riding- unmounted horsemanship lessons will be substituted at all time.

 

***No refund on pre-paid lessons and this lessons are not transferable . Lessons can be rescheduled***