There are lots of places in the Valley that offer riding lessons.  Pony Clubs:  Annapolis Branch of The NS Pony ClubEvangeline Pony Club, or the West Valley Pony Club – they offer lessons, summer camps and other activities for riders of all ages.

Annapolis Valley Harness Club – meets in Greenwood. New members always welcome. The club promotes driving for all equines. 902-341-2274.

Appaloosa Horse Club of Nova Scotia

Black Magic Ranch, North Alton – Our horse care lessons are a great way for your children ages 5 and up and yourself. To learn the basics of horse care. Eventually learning to drive buggies (carts) with the miniatures. 

Clay Hill Farm, Sheffield Mills – a beautiful and comfortable horse facility in Sheffield Mills, Nova Scotia. We offer boarding, training and lessons in a safe, supportive atmosphere.

Evangeline Trail Rides – located in Stanley, in the Rawdon Hills offers one and two hour trail rides as well as day rides. Sleigh and wagon rides available. Trail rides are for aged 9+.

Fraser Equestrian Centre, Port Williams – offers lessons for riders of all ages whether or not you have your own horse. Summer riding camps available

FraserWay Stables, West Brooklyn Mountain Road – Horseback Riding Lesson Stable; for young / new/ adult / Intro to showing; Western Competition Coach

FreeSpirit Therapeutic Riding Program – A therapeutic riding program will offer equine assisted therapy both on and off horseback through qualified instructors and horses to children and adults for the enhancement of physical, emotional, educational and social development.

Kingston Area Trail Rides: 1-902-824-2329. Horseback trail rides.

Millstone Stables, Middle Dyke Road – For Information on Boarding, Lessons and Dressage Clinics contact Sarah Williams at 902 698 9648.

Mountain Spring Farm, Lawrencetown – Ground Work/Driving Training/ Riding and Driving Lessons are also offered on a limited basis.

Paloosa Ridge Stable, White Rock – a family owned and operated business, in the Annapolis Valley. Catering to all types of riders. Versatility is our specialty.

Rohan Wood Stables, Aylesford – includes a riding school and offers camps for youth.

Serenity Acres Ranch, Ardoise – Open all year for trail riding, lesson and day camp programs, indoor and outdoor picnic sites, indoor swimming pool and hot tub.

Sky Valley Farm, Nictaux – Uses EC Learn to Ride Program.

Sutton Hills Stables, Port Williams – offers riding lessons

Sweet’s Horse Center in Billtown call 678-0166 for info. They offer riding lessons, summer camps, and birthday parties.

Talking Horse, Centreville – We offer equine assisted learning programs in the Annapolis Valley, with certification and program standards provided by the Equine Experiential Learning Association (E3A). 

Winsome Blue Stables – Kentville, Equestrian Riding Center.  Winsome Blue Stables is a small farm and horse lesson program, located in Kentville. Winsome Blue Stables offers riding lessons from beginner to getting ready for show season. With an onsite coach who provides training for Green horses and refresher training for horses and ponies. Offering fun shows on location, trail rides, clinics and day programs. The barn offers a large indoor riding ring and a beautiful out door ring we are able to ride all year long.

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