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Hey parents! Use this tool to find trainers, locations, events, and even riding centers near you, where you can take your family horseback riding!
Trainer/Instructor : These are horse riding experts who can help you learn to ride.
Location : These are places where you can learn more about getting involved with horses or find where to take trail rides.
Event : These are industry competitions and shows where you can see great horses and riders in action!
Riding Center : These are places where you can go to ride!
Famous Horses : These are the birthplaces of some of the most famous horses!
Events, locations and professionals listed on the Horse Finder map have been provided through reliable resources that offer safe environments that desire to connect children with horses. If you wish to have your event or facility included on the Take Me Riding Horse Finder map, please contact the following organizations to learn more about becoming a part of this valuable network.
American Quarter Horse Association is the official breed registry of the American Quarter Horse. Professional trainers offer competitive guidance, events are hosted to promote the sport and rewarding opportunities are offered to members that make spending time with their American Quarter Horses even more enjoyable.
Certified Horsemanship Association promotes excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the entire horse industry. This is accomplished by certifying instructors, accrediting equine facilities and publishing educational resources. Certified Instructors give lessons and help strengthen the horse/child relationship.
The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. Riding Centers offer instruction in line with the Pony Club mission to teach children how to ride on the flat, over fences, and in the open. In addition to the Pony Club mounted meetings, Riding Centers also hold unmounted meetings where members learn about the care of horses.
Dude Ranchers Association offers families the original Western vacation. Our first ranchers introduced the unique beauty of the American West to “dudes” from all over. All this happened in the best way possible: from the back of a horse. This horseback adventure was surrounded by honest and real Western hospitality that these dude ranch pioneers considered a part of the code of the west.
Everyone loves to have a Breyer horse. Also, Breyer Model Horses have fun events and shows throughout the year. Horse knowledge as well as your love of the horse make these special events even that much more fun! Check out these awesome model horse events to enhance your equestrian aspirations!
Practically every county in the United States has a positive youth development 4-H program. Most have very small membership fees and even have awesome 4-H horse projects that don’t require a horse to participate! Contact your county 4-H extension office to ask more about how to get involved in a horse program near your home.