Y Knot Ranch of Jacksonville

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Riding Lessons

Riding Lessons

Y Knot Ranch offers riding lessons for all ages and disciplines such as: English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Ranch horse, Dressage, Hunter/Jumper and Reining. We start our students with English in order to learn good balance, have a proper seat and great posture for a firm riding foundation in order move quickly through other disciplines. Our training is also competitive and we show often. For more information or if you would like to schedule a lesson please call (904) 755-4170


All lessons start when the rider gets on the horse. Therefore, the time used for grooming and tacking up is free of charge. Group lessons will never have more than 6 horses in the arena at once.

-30 Minute Lesson for beginner-intermediate: $40

(lesson is 1 hour long total. 30 minutes spent learning how to halter, groom and tack the horse properly, and 30 minutes in the saddle)

-1 Hour Group Lesson for intermediate or experienced riders: $50

-1 Hour Lesson w/ Your Horse: $35

(riders are considered beginners until they learn how to groom, tack, untack, walk and trot without assistance)

-1 Hour Private Lesson: $65

Riding Rules

If you are interested in taking lessons with us. Here are a few things you need to know.

-You must sign a liability waver before riding (if you are not over 18 a legal guardian must be able to sign for you)

-Riding boots, sneakers or boots with short heels only

-Always wear pants that cover the legs: Riding breeches, jeans, sweat pants. No shorts or skirts.

-Riding helmets are required for ALL ages. If you own and board a horse at the ranch helmets are required for ages 18 and under. You can use your own or the ranch will supply one for you.

-No running or screaming around the horses.

-Ranch hours are from Monday-Saturday 9am-7pm

-Always call 15 minutes before your lesson so the front gate will be open for your arrival. The front gate stays closed for the safety of the horses and others.