18647 Centre Street, Mount Albert Ontario L0G 1M0
Wake Robin Farm offers custom daytime and evening lesson programs for groups and organizations. Previous clients include Special Needs Groups, Youth + Community Groups, Seniors Programs, Day Camp Excursions, School Athletics. Please contact us directly to discuss options and pricing to develop an equine program that embraces your goals and needs.
AGES - Lessons are available for students from 4 years of age and up. Adult riders are welcome.
PAYMENT POLICY - Payment for lessons is required, in full, on or before the start of the lesson package. Wake Robin Farm accepts cheques (payable to Wake Robin Farm) or e-transfer to email@example.com.
LESSON PACKAGES - Basic lesson packages include 4 lessons and must be taken weekly on a pre-scheduled date and time. Please see our cancellation policy. Lesson packages are non-refundable and non-transferable.
CANCELLATION POLICY - Wake Robin Farm must receive a minimum 24 hour WRITTEN notice of absence/cancellation of a lesson. Lessons that have been cancelled with 24 hours notice must be rescheduled within a 2 week period of the missed lesson. Only 1 make up lesson is allowed per lesson package.
Please note: If a lesson is missed/cancelled without 24 hours written notice then the lesson will be considered taken and will not be rescheduled or refunded.
INCLEMENT WEATHER - Wake Robin Farm reserves the right to cancel lessons due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. We will endeavor to provide as much prior notice as possible. Make up lessons will be scheduled within a 2 week period as a result of a cancellation.
NSF CHEQUES - Wake Robin Farm will charge a $50 administration fee for any cheques returned NSF.
ARRIVAL TIME - Riders are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to their assigned lesson time to groom and tack up their horse. Students are responsible for arriving on time and wearing proper riding attire to their lesson.
Please note: Wake Robin Farm reserves the right to prohibit late rider(s) from joining a lesson if the lesson is already in progress. This policy will be enforced at the discretion of the instructor.
FOOT ATTIRE - All riders must wear proper hard soled boots with a minimum 1/2” flat heel and maximum 2” heel. No running shoes or platform heels are allowed. No open-toed shoes are allowed in the barn area at any time.
HEAD GEAR - All riders must wear approved ASTM helmets. Approved helmets are available to borrow at no charge. Wake Robin Farm does not guarantee helmet fit or safety. Wake Robin Farm recommends each rider purchase their own approved ASTM helmet.
SPECTATORS - Spectators are welcome to watch riders participate in their lessons from designated safe areas. Spectators are not permitted in the barn at any time. Visiting children are to be accompanied by an adult at all times while on the property. Dogs are not allowed on the property at any time. No smoking on the property at any time. Spectators are asked to conduct themselves in a quiet manner while on the property to ensure everyone’s safety.
RIDER CONDUCT - All riders are asked to conduct themselves in a quiet respectful manner at all times while on the property. Wake Robin Farm reserves the right to excuse a rider from a lesson or from the lesson program should their behaviour present an unsafe or improper situation.
Thank you for your understanding.
Wake Robin Farm offers year round riding lessons for beginner and intermediate riders of all ages. Child, youth and adult programs are available. No previous experience is necessary.
Wake Robin Farm lesson programs embrace the Ontario Equestrian Federation's Long Term Equestrian Developmentguidelines (LTED).
LTED outlines a systemic approach to maximize participants’ / athletes’ potential and involvement in equestrian sport. In addition, LTED encourages all riders to ride, learn and enjoy the sport of riding while providing guidelines to coaches and instructors.
Wake Robin Farm instructors bring a positive, encouraging approach to each lesson while teaching students a solid foundation of riding skill and equine knowledge. Whether a student is interested in recreational or competitive riding our instructors help students successfully set and achieve riding goals at a pace that is comfortable for each individual.
Creative lesson planning keeps the experience fresh and fun.
30 MINUTE PRIVATE LESSONS
Includes 30 minutes one-on-one riding instruction. Riders must be able to groom and tack up horse independently.
4 Private Lessons - $250
12 Private Lessons - $700
60 MINUTE PRIVATE LESSONS
Includes approx. 30 minutes grooming and tacking up with instructor/staff and 30 minutes one-on-one riding instruction.
4 Private Lessons - $280
12 Private Lessons - $790
45 MINUTE SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS (2-3 riders)
Includes approx. 30 minutes grooming and tacking up and 45 minutes riding instruction.
4 Semi-Private Lessons - $250
12 Semi-Private Lessons - $700
60 MINUTE GROUP LESSONS (4-5 riders)
Includes approx. 30 minutes grooming and tacking up and 60 minutes riding instruction.
4 Group Lessons - $250
12 Group Lessons - $700
(h.s.t. included for all above prices)
New students are invited to start off with an assessment lesson. There's no charge and takes about 30 minutes. Assessments include barn safety review, grooming a horse (or pony) followed by a sample riding lesson.
Assessments are a great way to see what our farm is all about and lets us determine which of our programs best suits you.
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