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Note for 2014 Spring Riding Classes:  Due to FCPS extending their school days, All spring classes will be pushed back 15 min. Times shown in RED on the schedule are corrected times.
 

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Masterson Station Park Equestrian Program
2014 Dates

Spring Class Registration
Saturday, March 8
1 pm – Youth Registration
2:30 pm – Adult Registration

Classes will take place April 7 – May 29, 2014

Youth Classes  Adult Classes
Beginner I   Beginner I
Mondays 4:45 - 5:45pm Mondays 5:45 - 6:45pm
Tuesdays 5:45 - 6:45pm Thursdays 6:45 - 7:45pm
Thursdays 5:45 - 6:45pm Beginner II
Beginner II Tuesdays 6:45 - 7:45pm
Mondays 6:45 - 7:45pm Intermediate
Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:45pm Tuesdays 5:45 - 6:45pm
Intermediate Thursdays 6:45 - 7:45pm
Mondays 4:45 - 5:45pm Advanced
Thursdays 4:45 - 5:45pm Mondays 6:45 - 7:45pm
Advanced Thursdays 5:45 - 6:45pm
Mondays 5:45 - 6:45pm
Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:45pm

Summer Class Registration
Saturday, May 10
1 pm – Youth Registration
2:30 pm – Adult Registration

Class schedule TBA when Fayette County Public School closing dates are confirmed for 2014.

Fall Class Registration
Saturday, August 2
1 pm – Youth Registration
2:30 pm – Adult Registration

Classes will take place August 18 – October 10, 2014

 

 

  Lexington Parks & Recreation offers classes in basic horsemanship with the purpose of teaching individuals how to ride safely and to work around horses.Taught through a supervised program, all instruction is English Hunt Seat. Additionally, youth and adults classes for individuals with mental or physical disabilities are also offered.Riding lessons are divided accordingly to riding experience into three levels:
  • Beginners – Those who have had very limited or no riding experience with horses or those new to our program.
  • Intermediate – Riders should know how to post and starting to learn their diagonals.
  • Advanced – Riders should know the posting trot, diagonals and feel comfortable riding figure-eights, serpentines and working in a group; in some cases these classes include beginning jumping.

All riders will be required to provide their own helmets for classes. Helmets must be approved by the Masterson Station Equestrian staff. Details about approved helmets will be provided at the registration.

MASTERSON STATION PARK
EQUESTRIAN CLASSES

Registration
Registration for all classes will take place at McConnell Springs (416 Rebmann Lane). The cost is $75 for the youth classes (ages 10–15) and $95 for adult classes (ages 16 and over). Please bring proof of age for youth participants. Riders are responsible for supplying their own helmet.

A lottery system is utilized for registration. The information on specific scheduling for each session will be available online before the registration dates, as well as at McConnell Springs, the morning of registration. Please be there a few minutes early, to ensure that that any questions you may have are answered.

At registration, a rider’s name will be drawn and that individual may choose from classes that are available at that time. We will do our best to accommodate everyone, but please know that there are limited slots.

Youth riders must be 10 years of age by first day of class. If the rider has not participated in a Parks & Recreation activity, proof of age is required (no exceptions).

Participants are responsible for purchase of their own safety approved horseback riding helmet. We suggest to NOT buy these until you are registered in the classes. 

You may only sign-up your own child and one other rider. 

Parks Equestrian staff has final say as to rider level placement. Everyone progress at different speeds. Please trust us to keep you all safe!

If there are any openings after registration Saturday, we will be happy to put riders in afterward. Please call 253-0328 for information.   

Contact Us
Georgia Ockerman, Recreation Supervisor
(859) 253-0328 | gockerma@lexingtonky.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 3/26/2014 11:04:16 AM