Riding Lessons

Kolowa Equestrian is proud to offer English riding lessons geared toward a fundamental understanding of true horsemanship all while promoting a safe and fun learning environment for beginners through advanced level riders. Through basic dressage fundamentals and a focus on detail, our lessons produce effective Hunter/Jumper riders and horses. Lessons involve not only riding instruction but will also provide the student with knowledge of the complete process of riding. Students will be responsible for grooming, tacking, and untacking their horses at each lesson.

At Kolowa Equestrian we design an individualized training program to meet your personal goals for you and your horse. Our beginner program has been designed to focus on the basics of form and function to develop a solid foundation all while having fun.  While our Advanced Program helps to fine tune the Equestrian Athlete allowing them to reach even the highest of horse and rider goals.

Lesson Pricing

Main trainer:
  • $65 – 1-hour private
  • $50 1-hour group (2-3 per group)
  • $45 1/2 – hour private
Intern/Working Student:
  • $50 1-hour private
  • $40 1-hour group
  • $40 1/2 private

Practice Rides and Leasing: 

  • $25 – 1 Hour Practice ride
  • Half and Full Leases May Be Available At Times – Price To Be Determined

Note: All riders must have a signed Liability Release on file.

Horse Shows

Kolowa Equestrian is proud to offer turn-key horse show services. When you are ready to take your lessons to the show arena, we offer a fantastic experience for you so you can put all your hard work to the test and have fun in the show arena.

2021 A Rated Show Schedule


  • 17th -31st World Equestrian Center ‘A”   Ocala, FL
  • April 8th – 11th  Showplace “B” Crete, IL
  • 29th – 5-2 Ledges Spring Warm-up “A” Roscoe, IL


  • 18th – 23rd Kentucky Spring “A” Lexington, KY
  • 25th-30th HITS Showplace Spring Classic 111 Wayne, IL


  • 1-6th World Equestrian Center “A” Wilmington, OH OR BraveHorse “A” Johnstown, OH
  • 16th – 20th Split Rock Tour “A” Lexington, KY
  • 29th –Aug 4th Show Place Summertime Roscoe, IL


  • 6th -11th HITS Showplace Summertime “A” Wayne, IL
  • 13th-18th World Equestrian Center “A” Wilmington, OH
  • 27th –Aug 1st Equifest “A” Roscoe, IL


  • 9th -15th World Equestrian Center “A” Wilmington, OH


  • 14th -19th Fall Classic @ Lamplight “A” Roscoe, IL  **M&S Midwest Finals**


  • 16th -21st World Equestrian Center, Wilmington, OH  OR Tryon in Tryon, NC

2021 Schooling / Local Show Schedule

  • 24th– 25th Wild Air Schooling Show Zionsville, IN


  • 15th-16th Wild Air Schooling Show Zionsville, IN
  • 26th -27th Wild Air Schooling show Zionsville, IN


  • 17th– 18th Wild Air Schooling Zionsville, IN


  • 28th – 29th Wild Air Schooling Zionsville, IN


  • 25th – 26th Wild Air Schooling Zionsville, IN


  • 9th – 10th Wild Air Schooling Show

2021 Dressage Shows

  • 8th IDS Schooling DRESSAGE Show Edinburgh, IN
  • 12th – 13th DRESSAGE Classic Edinburgh, IN

2021 Summer Camps

  • 14th – 18th (Open Camp)
  • July 5th – 9th (Open Camp)
  • July 22nd -23rd (IEA / IEA Prospect Camp)

Lesson Facilities

Outdoor Hunter Arena

<span class="light">Outdoor</span> Hunter Arena

Our spacious outdoor arena offers regularly maintained premium Kruse Cushion Ride Footing and features the flexibility for a variety of jump course configurations.

Climate Controlled Tack Room

<span class="light">Climate</span> Controlled Tack Room

We have on site, secure tack room facilities for safe storage of your riding gear when not in use.

Indoor Riding Arena

<span class="light">Indoor</span> Riding Arena

Our arena features regularly maintained premium Kruse Cushion Ride Footing, mirrors, cured walls for easier riding along the sides of the ring, brand new lights, and multiple openings and windows to allow for maximum air flow.

Meet The Horses

Sam “Sammy Samerson”

SIZE: 15.1
AGE: 15 year old
BREED: Quarter horse gelding
DESCRIPTION: Sam is our back bone of our program. This guy is the best of the best. He teaches beginners from 3 years old and up and takes nothing but the best care of his riders. He shows in everything from groundpoles to 2’6” jumpers to the hunter ring and wins. This guy can do it all. He is a sweet as he can be, with a bit too much personality on most days, always keeping it fun and entertaining to be around.

Penny “Spring Loaded”

SIZE: 16
AGE: 16 year old
BREED: Thoroughbred chestnut mare
DESCRIPTION: Her name says it all. This mare likes to Jump! Still successfully competing in 3’6” jumper divisions she is a ton of fun to ride and show. Absolutely no stop, spook, or bolt with the heart of a champion. This little mare is our Lambourghini addition to the farm.

Dia “Touch of Color”

SIZE: 14.2
AGE: 12 year old
BREED: Warmblood/welsh cross paint pony mare
DESCRIPTION: With as much sass as she has beauty, Dia keeps our students learning how to ride quietly and softly but effectively. She is small but mighty. She is an essential part of our program. She has brought her riders to top ribbons in the hunter and equitation rings.

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