Topline Training's Saddle2Ride
Beginner's Horse Riding Program welcomes
children and adults for Riding Lessons and Camps in the Bay Area. We have excellent instructors and school
horses. Lessons are conducted by appointment at our premier facility in Livermore, CA where we offer a friendly, welcoming and comfortable riding environment for the beginning equestrian (please call for directions) .
Our horse riding program welcomes children and adults at any age to establish a solid foundation in dressage and jumping as well as horsemanship and appreciation for the horse.
Saddle2Ride has professionally certified Instructors on staff along with gentle school horses to help riders get a sound introduction to horses and riding before embarking upon horse ownership or competition. Many Saddle2Ride graduates go on to enjoy Topline Training's continuing private lesson, competition and training program that accommodates riders at all levels of knowledge and competition.
Admissions and Lessons by appointment. To start your riding lessons, email email@example.com
about our Saddle2Ride
childrens horseback riding camps!
At Topline Training's
Saddle2Ride.com horseback riding camps, students get a
great head start in horses. In our camps and
lessons, students learn how to get their horse ready to
ride, how to safely lead their horse, horse behavior and
safety around horses.
In the saddle, students learn
basic control of their mount in walk and trot, arena
safety, and games on horseback! There are also
educational games and activities centered around horses
Students also gain a sense of
responsibility caring for these large animals.
They learn why and how to care for your equipment and
keep their barn area neat and clean. Many parents
have commented how their child takes these principles
When students finish camp, many
of them choose to sign up for lessons and continue
riding. All camps are three days long and
from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM. Cost is
Instructor, Crystal Forsell has been
working with Topline Training since 2002. Crystal coordinates
the beginner lesson program. She began as a working student
and is now available as an instructor and assistant trainer,
taking in horses for training alongside Gina. Crystal has
successfully trained horses and riders from their first ride
and into the show ring. In 2008, she attended the USDF Young
Rider Graduate program. Crystal Forsell is a recent recipient
of The Dressage Foundation for Continuing Education for
Instructors Grant. She is participating in the USDF
Pre-instructors Certification program in preparation to test
for her USDF Instructor's Certification. Crystal is a bronze
medalist and has a bachelorís degree in history from Cal State
Crystalís philosophy for teaching is to enable her students
with an effective riding position and educate them to become
independently thinking and sympathetic riders. Many
parents have commented how their child has grown in
confidence, organization, responsibility and awareness under
Instructor, Karena Smith prepares riders for jumping lessons and later for training for Three Day Eventing and Horse Trials.
Karena has over 13 years of equestrian management and instructional experience.
Karena is also NARHA certified as a registered instructor to offer safe beginner lesson and therapeutic riding programs.