Ocala Horseback Riding and Lessons
Ocala, FL horseback riding lessons are offered in groups or as individual lessons. Ocala has equestrian riding schools with riding instructors specializing in show jumping, hunter/jumper, dressage, reining, western pleasure, horsemanship, and beginning horse riders.
Learn how to ride horses with English or western saddles and tack depending on your goals.
Horse Trainers and Riding Instructors
In many instances horse trainers may train horses and provide riding instruction. These two processes are closely related for those who own their own horse and want to progress in as specific riding skill such as dressage.
Western Riding Uses Western Tack
Western oriented riding includes western dressage, western pleasure, trail riding, ranch riding, barrel racing, cutting, and reining. Rodeo riding is a specialized skill and usually learned from an early age through experience.
English Riding Uses English Tack
English riding encompasses dressage, horse jumping, and cross country riding. A horse trial including a combination of all three tests is called eventing. Dressage and horse show jumping are performed in an arena designed for just that activity.
Ocala Thoroughbred Horse Trainers
Ocala has many horse trainers specializing in thoroughbred race horses, sport horses, early training of young horses and modifying behavior in older horses. Ocala horse trainers serve the greater Ocala area including Marion, Alachua, Levy, Suwannee, and Sumter counties.