Welcoming equine enthusiasts to a non competitive, hands on atmosphere to meet the learning needs of both students and horses.
Offering students the opportunity to learn about the mind and body of a horse, form, build and strengthen the human/horse connection. Instruction and equine training based on principles of natural horsemanship.
Safety protocol for equine activities
Do not open
Stall doors, barn doors or gates unless asked to do so.
Close all stall, barn door, gates
if you are asked to open it, please close it as well.
Signed liability waiver
Parents must sign for participants under 18 years of age.
Closed toe heeled boots and helmets for everyone participating in equine activities. Helmets available at Crane’s Run Equitation, Ltd or riders provide their own
Care and safety around horses. Demonstration and return demonstration of safe stance to clean hooves
Assess helmet fit
Adjust or switch helmets to achieve proper fit.
Care around Horses
Avoid sudden movements, loud verbal outbursts, walking directly behind horse. Let horse know where you are standing, touch, talk to reassure
Check riding equipment
Riders, saddle, girth, stirrups assessed and adjusted before mounting and after mounting.
All student riders
No student rider
Leaves the ring or progresses beyond a walk viewed to be an unsafe rider by Crane’s Run Equitation Ltd.
Student rider will...
Participants in Therapeutic Riding
Please inform and consult with your medical practitioner about horseback riding.
2 weeks prior to scheduling Therapeutic Riding lessons please provide Crane’s Run Equitation, Ltd. with a written copy of your medical practitioner’s specific guidelines, limitations so a lesson plan can be developed addressing those recommendations.