HORSE LESSONS AND TRAIL RIDES

Take the reins on an exciting experience at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin’s Horse Lessons and Trail Rides.

Whether you are looking to take a relaxing beautiful trail ride through the fields and forests at camp or looking to improve your skills and well-being, we have something for everyone.

Choose from: 

Immerse yourself in nature while enjoying a quiet, relaxing walk-only, 1 hour guided trail ride through forests and fields at Camp.

AVAILABILITY

Sessions are offered year-round on weekends only by appointment. 

AGES

8+ years

PRICING

$20 per person (Maximum 10 people).

Appointment Only Call 888.909.2267

English or Western – our riding lessons emphasize safety, fun and proper horsemanship while increasing self esteem through a positive environment. Lessons are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall.

AVAILABILITY

Sessions are by appointment only. Stop by Member Services at your Y, or contact us at: Link to email address or Contact Form

PRICING

PRIVATE LESSONS (AGES 5+) – $40 per hour and $25 per half hour

GROUP RIDING LESSONS (AGES 7+) – $25 per hour (2-4 Students)

Appointment Only Call 616.855.9622

Therapeutic riding exposes individuals with special needs to the joy and benefits of horseback riding while simultaneously providing the opportunity to achieve goals that enhance physical, social, cognitive, behavioral and educational skills. Therapeutic Riding lessons are offered during the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

AGES
5+ years
PRICING

PRIVATE LESSONS:  $25 per half hour

GROUP LESSONS: $25 per hour for a group of 2-4 students

Appointment Only Call 888.909.2267

Horse Club members, from beginner to advance riders,  meet once a month to touch up and progress their riding sills. Each meeting consists of a riding lesson and an off horse lesson that is tailored to their experience level. Club members are assigned a horse that they will build skills with throughout the year. Horse Club runs from February – October ( No meeting in July) and preregistration required. 

AVAILABILITY

Meets once per month (excluding July) from February – September.

AGES

8+ years

PRICING

$220 per year

Horse Club Sign Up

Horse Club members, from beginner to advance riders, meet once a month to touch up and progress their riding sills. Each meeting consists of a riding lesson and an off horse lesson that is tailored to their experience level. Club members are assigned a horse that they will build skills with throughout the year. Horse Club run from February – October ( No meeting in July) and preregistration required.

AGES 8+ YEARS

Imagine spending the weekend on horseback, bonding with your daughter while learning to care for,
groom, feed- and of course- ride! Then this is the program for you! Offered in the Spring and Fall this is a
great opportunity to come enjoy camp life for the weekend with you daughter(s) and share your love of
horses!

Are you a scout or troop leader? Is a birthday coming up for you horse crazy child? Want to have an unforgettable team building experience with your co-workers? Then give us a call, we would be happy to customize a day or weekend horse filled experience for your group!