Liability Release Forms:
All persons that will be in direct contact with a horse on the property must fill out a liability release form. If under 18 years old this must be filled out and signed by a parent or legal guardian. There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule. (Download a copy of our Liability Form.)
Our Lesson Cancellation Policy is 24 hours. Please call at least 24 hours before a lesson to cancel. If you do not call to cancel you will be expected to pay for the lesson. Continual absences, rescheduling, no shows, or no cancellation calls will result in the loss of your lesson spot. This includes theory lessons due to weather.
Riders should arrive on time and with proper attire. All riders must wear long pants (no capris or shorts), shoes that fully enclose the foot, and an SEI Approved riding helmet. Helmets are available for your use. Family and friends must also wear shoes that fully enclose the foot for safety. (No sandals, flip-flops, crocs or shoes that do not fully enclose the foot.)
Students are expected to attend their scheduled lessons regularly. Multiple absences may result in the loss of your place in class.
All lessons are to be purchased in advance before you ride. After first lesson, packages must be purchased either through your instructor or the website.
All lessons are to be scheduled in advance.
Payment must be made on website or directly to your instructor.
Lessons must be canceled 24 hours in advance or no make-up lesson will be issued. Make-up lessons are based on availability and are not guaranteed.
Make-up lessons are available for students following cancellation policies.
All make-up lessons must be done before your package expiration date.
All packages may be extended for vacations, vacation dates must be provided at the time of purchase, a maximum of 2 weeks per session.
Students must wear long pants (no capris or shorts), shoes that fully enclose the foot.
Parents & guests entering the barn must wear shoes that fully enclose the foot.
Helmets must be worn at all times. They are available from the barn.
Only shoes that fully enclose the foot are permitted on the farm.
Please pick up after you and your children. (trash, clothes, horse tack, etc.)
Children must be supervised by parents at all times.
School horses are to be mounted from the mounting block.
All guests must sign a liability form.
Staff and boarder's only allowed in the pasture.
Make sure you close your horse's door and latch it tight.
Put all tack and other items away when you're finished using them.
Pick up any manure your horse makes in the aisle.
Practice proper ring etiquette when riding, pass left shoulder to left shoulder, announce when changing direction, or making a maneuver that may cross the path of other riders.
Do not climb on fences or gates.
No dogs or other animals on property. We have plenty thanks! (Don’t leave them in the car. They're more comfortable at home.)
All regular barn rules and regulations apply.
All riders leasing a horse/pony must take at least 1 lesson per week.
All persons leasing will have first refusal rights to lease the same horse when their lease is up. Please give management 3 weeks notice.
Lease horses must be scheduled for your practice rides and must be canceled if you are not coming. Make-ups are not available.
Canceled and rescheduled lessons are not guaranteed on lease horse/pony.
Lessee only may ride horse/pony.
Horse/pony must stay boarded at Hidden Creek Stables.
Horse/pony must stay on Hidden Creek Stables property unless attending an approved show.
Horse/pony going to shows must be accompanied by Hidden Creek Stables Trainer
All Hidden Creek Stables horses/ponies will be trailered by Hidden Creek Stables arrangements.
In lease option all vet and farrier visits are the responsibility of the lessee, however, any medical decisions will be made by medical staff.
All leasing payments are due on the 1st of the month, each day late a $10 penalty is applied.
If lease horse/pony is injured, not due to riders fault, another horse will be provided for your lessons. Supplying a replacement horse for the injured horse/pony will be reviewed by management and determined on an individual basis.
Lessee students may use horse tack on a “you break it, you bought it” basis.
Tack needs to be cleaned at least once per week.
Any personal tack can only be used on the horse if approved by Jessi.
A lease contract must be signed by all lessees.
All students must wear long pants (no capris or shorts).
All students must close-toed shoes. Shoes must completely cover the foot. No crocs. No sandals. No open-toed shoes.
All safety equipment will be supplied.
All full-day campers should bring a bag lunch.
Camp payment is due in full. No refunds.