Bookends Farm

Force free training for all

Lessons, Clicker Training and

Problem Solving for Horses in

the Northeast Kingdom of VT

Pricing and Policies

Private Training/Lessons

  • Hourly rate for private teaching or training- $40
  • Hourly rate for travel- $30
  • Pony/horse fee- $10 (if using a Bookends Farm horse for lessons)

Monthly on-site lesson package – $180 for four lessons in any one calendar month paid in advance (this includes pony/horse fee.  No refund for cancelled lessons).

Refer a friend- if you refer a friend who signs up for a monthly package, your next lesson is free!

Training Partners – parent/child, spouses, friends, neighbors, grandparents…if you would like to work as a pair for riding lessons or training, I will come up with something that works for you and price it accordingly.

Foul weather policy – If the weather looks iffy or just plain horrid, come anyway!  There is a LOT that can be learned during time spent in the barn (or house)- grooming and handling skills, veterinary and behavior knowledge, observational skills, etc.  No refunds will be given for lessons cancelled due to weather.

Winter ’13-’14 Programs – All monthly winter programs (Horse Management for Adults, Learning About Ponies and Clicker Training Discussion Group) will be $75 if paid in advance for the entire session (6 sessions from December through May).  Each class paid for individually is $15.

Leg Up Program– $180 (this provides access to 12 sessions plus two warmup hours.  Additional warmup hours can be purchased for $15 each or $100 for all 10.  No refunds.) See Programs page for details.

Leg Up Discounts!

Welcome Back- coming back for another series?  You pay only $150

Bring a friend- if you refer a friend who signs up for the Leg Up program, you get a $30 credit.  If your friend begins at the same time you do, he or she gets a $30 credit as well!

Horses for Homeschoolers – Introductory course (meets weekly for one month)  $50 per child- no refunds

More in depth course (meets weekly through the winter) $15 per week or $10 per week if paid in advance.

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