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- $50
  • Hourly rate for travel- $35
  • 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!

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.

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

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

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