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Spring Session: April 14th-May 23th

Summer I Session: June 2nd- July 11th 

Summer II Session: July 21st-August 29th

Fall Session: September 8th-October 17th

 

Spring, Summer 1, Summer 2 and Fall session are six weeks long, with a one-hour lesson each week. The fee for each session is $150.  Please note that this reflects a slight increase in fees from last year.  Rider scholarships are available, please see the information below.

 

 

How to enroll


Click on each of the 5 links below to download and print enrollment materials or contact our office at (218) 879-7608 and request an enrollment packet.

The packet includes the following forms to be filled out and returned to our office as soon as possible:

1. Cover Letter (Must be attached):  Word doc or PDF

2.  If you participated in the program in the last two years and have had no changes you may submit the

Returning Rider Application:  Word doc or  PDF

Adult Application Form:  Word doc or PDF

Youth Application Form:  Word doc or PDF

Able-Bodied Rider Form: Word doc or PDF

3. Client Release Form:  Word doc or PDF

4. Client Authorization for Emergency Medical Treatment: Word doc or PDF

5. Client’s Medical Information/Physician Statement:  Word doc or PDF

 

 *If you would like the instructor to focus on a particular area/type of development, please indicate this on your application form. “

 

Scholarships are available on a limited basis to help with program fees. are required to be filled out with explanation for request. Scholarship requests are due two weeks prior to the start of the session.

 

 

Scholarship application form

 

Please call the office at (218) 879-7608 as soon as possible if you know you will miss class.

Lesson fees will be refunded (or credited to another program session) only if there are medical reasons (a physician’s statement is required) or if North Country R.I.D.E. cancels a lesson. 

 

Eligibility

Enrollment information is reviewed and participants are matched to instructors and available lesson times. We make every effort to accommodate all who wish to participate in our riding programs.

Based upon the guidelines from PATH, Intl regarding precautions and contra-indications to riding, North Country R.I.D.E. reserves the right to deny or adapt our services as deemed appropriate due to medical or safety concerns for the rider, horse, volunteers or staff.

You will be contacted to confirm rider’s participation and lesson schedule.

 

Cancellation of classes


The safety of students and horses are very important to all of us at North Country R.I.D.E. Class will not be held during the following conditions:

  • Temperature extremes
  • High winds
  • Thunderstorms or tornado warnings

If you're not sure, please call us at (218) 879-7608 .

 

 

Clothing requirements

 

  • An equestrian safety helmet (ATSM-SEI approved) must be worn and will be provided
  • Long pants such as blue jeans, stirrup pants or riding pants
  • Protective sun screen, sun glasses and insect repellant as needed
  • Closed toe sturdy shoes or riding boots with non-slip soles are recommended
  • No sandals or open-toe shoes
  • The arena is not air-conditioned or heated. Dress accordingly depending on the time of year and weather conditions
     

Boy Holding Horse

Horse Pasture - Riding Field

Child sitting on horse

Black Horse Grazing