Portofino's private lessons are available for children ages 6 and up, junior riders, and adults working toward specific riding goals.  We welcome riders not currently boarding at the farm to trailer their horses in for lessons or training rides.

  • Beginners introductory lesson  1 ½ hours per session.  Includes safety briefing, grooming, leading, tacking up.  $75
  • Private lesson with Lesson Horse, with tack up  $75
  • Private lesson for boarder with their horse, with tack up $40
  • Use of a Portofino school horse for a show or clinic – full day or two half-days (trailering fees are additional and dependent upon shipper used) $60

Also, monthly Portofino hosts dressage instructor, Verne Batchelder. "Verne Batchelder approaches dressage instruction with an articulate, technical yet compassionate system. Verne transfers to his students the ability to be patient and persistent in their training with their horses. He is quick to provide his students with training exercises so they are less likely to take it personally when all does not go well. He is comfortable teaching riders of all ages and aspirations and often uses long-lining to aid in the horses’ training."

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2019 Events & Registration Forms

 

 

  • VERNE  BATCHELDER clinics once per month. 

 

 

  • UPCOMING HORSE SHOWS: March 30, 2019 HT/ August 3, 2019 CT/ November 23, 2019 HT

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