Horse Boarding, Riding Lessons and Horse Training
We offer your horse a home and you a home away from home to enjoy time with your best equine friend. Gilchrist Farm is a low-key, family owned and operated barn. We have a large arena, round pen, turn outs, restroom, tack rooms, wash racks, beautiful trails nearby and a wonderful group of people to share your love of horses.
- Large arena
- Turn outs
- Round pen
- Beautiful trails nearby
- Services available (grooming, turnout, etc)
- Restroom for boarders
- Tack rooms
- Wash racks
- Trainer available onsite
We feed alfalfa, three-way, and grasses, and pellets depending on your horse's needs. Contact us today to schedule a visit, or to learn about current openings and pricing.
Riding Lessons and Horse Training
At Gilchrist Farm, we have a holistic approach to horsemanship. Learn about horses from the ground up. We teach a comprehensive view that gets you prepared to own your own horse, enhances your relationship with your horse or just simply provides a safe and fun experience for adults or children. We teach both English and Western and are here to prepare you for the show ring or the trail. To schedule your lesson or meet the instrucotor contact us or get your feet wet with our Beginning Horse Back Riding Series.
For our younger friends, we offer Pony Lessons on our sweet ponies! These 1/2 hour lessons teach all the basics of good, safe and effective horsemanship on our sweet ponies. Pony lessons are $35 and are appropriate for children ages 3-6. To schedule, contact us to arrange a lesson.
A three lesson introduction to horse back riding that starts with an on the ground introduction, meant to include parents or partners, to get you started on your path to equestrian success! In this course, equal time is spent on and off the horse. The classes have a strong focus on SAFETY, proper horse etiquette, grooming, horse care and management, leading, tying, grooming, handling, tacking up, mounting/dismounting, and all the basics to help you get a strong foundation. Upon completion of this course, you'll be ready and confident to be placed into the right lesson program for your level. Get the most out of your horseback riding experience with a solid foundation! Suitable for ages 5 and up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents welcome to attend all sessions and learn along. Price includes all three sessions-$50.00 total. Make ups available during different sessions. Closed toe shoes and long pants required. Boots recommended. Helmets provided.