Horseback Riding

English and/or Western riding instruction, horse care, camps, parties and pony and polo clubs, plus trail rides. Also see: “Camps.” For additional resources, see our current issue.

Ann’s Lakewood Pony Rides and Petting Zoos – Ponies for Parties

Clean, decorated ponies are delivered to your home, school, fair or company picnic. Birthday parties are their specialty! Petting zoos, too! Studio rentals are also offered.

Equestrian Centers

The following locations offer English and/or Western riding instruction (5+) and trail rides (7+).

First Field Farm

First Field Farm offers instruction in English horseback riding and jumping for beginning through advanced students. Beginner lessons include care of the horse as well as the basics of position and control.

Horse Play Rentals at Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center

  Horsemanship Clinics at Horse Play Let your kids saddle up over Thanksgiving and Winter Break, with Horse Play at Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center! During Horsemanship Clinics held Monday – Wednesday from 9 a.m. – noon, students ages 8+ can learn about grooming, haltering, leading, saddling, bridling and horse health, in addition to daily […]

Kidsguide SchoolGuide Winter 2017

Check out some of the best schools and tutoring services in Long Beach Metro and Orange County.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Instruction at Lakewood Equestrian Center.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Horse Fun (7-12). Classes held in Anaheim.

Rancho Rio Verde

Group and private English and Western riding instruction (5+) includes basic horsemanship, jumping and ring time. Leases are available.

Sandie Mercer Ranch at Lakewood Equestrian Center

Private and group instruction (7+) for Western, English and jumping. Beginners through advanced lessons can be arranged to fit your schedule. Lessons are available seven days a week on your horse or theirs.

Trail Rides

A list of local trail rides, some are in a country environemnt.

U.S. Pony Club

Program offers English riding instruction and competitions. Participants may lease a horse or use their own.

US Polo Association  

Resources for junior polo programs, clubs and clinics.