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post #21 of 46 Old 07-25-2013, 09:49 PM
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Nothing at all; better to look at your options and find a good fit!
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post #22 of 46 Old 07-26-2013, 02:01 PM
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here in north shore long island my barn charges $60/half hour for private lessons and i use the barn's horses. I don't think it changes if you use you own horse and they have stable hands who tack the horses for you before the lesson starts. at my old barn in virginia they charged $30/half hour on the barn's horses.
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post #23 of 46 Old 08-01-2013, 09:48 AM
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I'm in SW Ohio and ride hunters. Lesson prices in the $40-$45 range are pretty consistent around here (unless you're with a Big Name Trainer, which can get much more expensive). I pay $40/hour group, or $49 for a half hour private (doesn't matter if you ride your horse or theirs)

One of the Big Name Trainers charges, if you use a school horse, $110 for a private or $70 for a group. Yikes!
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post #24 of 46 Old 08-01-2013, 09:57 AM
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North Texas here. My daughter takes private lessons at $60 each for a 1 hour lesson. (discount if you pay for 6 at a time).

We have a start time/finish time. If our horse is groomed, tacked and warmed up, them she gets an hour of lesson time in the saddle. So, we arrive early to get the most out of our lessons.
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post #25 of 46 Old 08-02-2013, 01:14 AM
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I am in the central/southern Wisconsin/upper Illinois area.

Wow some of these prices seem so high! Makes me feel realllllllly blessed that mine are what they are. My coach does lessons out of her own barn, works training horses during the day and shows in her spare time. So it's not an 'official' lesson stable. She takes on students on a person by person basis. Thank effing god I found her! I pay $25 a lesson. That is for one hour and usually the lessons are over an hour because neither of us has a watch and we just tend to end when it feels right lol.

To compare, other stables in my area charge $40-45. an hour, group lesson. And now I'm brushing and tacking up before too, so I get there early (which was her idea). So hour and a half for $25. I will hang onto this deal for dear life!
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post #26 of 46 Old 08-02-2013, 07:01 AM
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I'm in SW ohio as well, and my trainer charges $40/hr for private lessons. You can't buy individuals, just a month pack. She's really nice about letting me have all the time in the world to tack up, then going over the hour during the lesson, and giving me half an hour to cool him off before untacking him. I used a lesson horse.

I feel so spoiled now... I've had two other lessons, one from a trainer that trains my trainer (If that makes sense) for $60, and a big-name trainer (so they told me) that was $120 for a clinic.
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post #27 of 46 Old 08-04-2013, 01:27 PM
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Average lesson price in BC is 40$ per hour
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post #28 of 46 Old 08-19-2013, 04:34 PM
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Oh man, I took lessons in Bloomington for $30 a half hour private, or $30 each for my sister and myself in an hour (semi-private). That trainer was a USEF level 3. Now I take lessons from a beginner trainer for $40 an hour, or $25 a half hour private.
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post #29 of 46 Old 08-19-2013, 05:53 PM
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At the barn I ride at in NY I pay $50 for a 1 hr group
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post #30 of 46 Old 08-20-2013, 06:19 PM
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I live in maryland and my instructor charges $30 an hour. However she just had a baby so I had to switch instructors and now its $45.
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