Riding Lessons

Saddle up and ride!

Horseback Riding Lessons

At Miner Hickory Farm, we aim to develop the joy of riding while building strong and correct horsemanship skills.  We offer a friendly and welcoming environment for all riding levels and ages. Learn to ride in an engaging and pressure-free environment. Lesson students range from 3 years old to adults.

Our mission is to build a good foundation and instill confidence, control, respect, safety, and excellent equine skills in all students. Safety of our riders and horses is of utmost importance to us, which is why we teach all aspects of horse care including proper grooming, handling, tacking up procedures, riding techniques, and cooling down strategies.

Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn to ride, or a seasoned equestrian who needs a tune-up, Miner Hickory offers year-round lessons in our 72’ x 152’ Climate Controlled Indoor Arena in both English and Western disciplines.

  • Adults and children age three years & older
  • $50/hour, $40/45 minutes, $30/30 minutes
  • Customized lesson plans
  • Lessons by appointment only

Our Instructor

Meet Nikki

Nikki has been a horse lover all her life. She was born and raised at Miner Hickory Farms and has always had a passion for horses. Nikki has many years of experience riding, training, and teaching. She likes to share her knowledge and skills in a way that makes it fun to learn. Nikki enjoys watching her clients learn and grow with each lesson. .She will have you comfortable in the saddle at a pace that is right for you. Clients gain self-discipline and respect for others and their horses which can be applied to all areas of life.

Miner Hickory

Our Facility

Miner Hickory Stables offers a beautiful custom-designed stable on 300 acres in Granstville, MD.  We have stalls for over 30 horses, a climate controlled indoor riding arena with ring, and an outdoor arena with ring.   We also offer 6 wooded outdoor trails for trail riding Spring through Novemeber.

Learning to ride a horse is an amazing thing to do! However, when it comes to young children, it also teaches responsibility and leadership skills that will help them go further in life.

Take a look!

Riding Lessons Gallery

Miner Hickory Farm Stables

Get in touch today!

Speak with one of our knowledgeable staff members to begin your customized lesson plan. We’re always happy to hear from you.