Go Horseback Riding At These Illinois Equestrian Schools

A teenage girl riding a horse at one of the best Illinois equestrian schools.

Horseback riding isn’t just a fun activity on a balmy spring afternoon. It’s also a relaxing way to improve your coordination, core strength, and health. This spring, enjoy the benefits of horseback riding at these Illinois equestrian schools. Best of all, two of our favorite riding schools are just a short drive away from Farmington Lakes Apartments.

AZ Acres

You can learn everything from basic to advanced skills at AZ Acres. Start off with a slow saunter and progress to jumping over barrels in due time.

The staff offers safe, enjoyable riding lessons. Staff members make a studied effort to help you acclimate to horses from the first day. Most importantly, the horses are trained for riders of all experience levels, so the odds are great that you’ll be matched with a horse that suits you. You can choose either private, semi-private, or group lessons.

AZ Acres is also a great location for special events, birthday parties, and small corporate gatherings.

Dunham Woods Farm

If you’ve always wanted to learn horseback riding, be sure to check out Dunham Woods Farm.

This popular school offers a six-week beginner’s horsemanship class through several local Park District offices. Generally, all students receive a strong foundation to become accomplished equestrians and riders.

You can either take private or group lessons. Dunham Woods Farm is sure to have the right course for you. The staff and trainers can also help you work with your own horse, if you prefer.

Camelot Farm

Camelot Farm is right in the heart of Oswego, so you can schedule lessons to fit your lifestyle any day of the week. Here, the instructors offer private lessons for beginners and group lessons for more advanced students. The lessons don’t just focus on riding, however. You can learn about horsemanship, equine care, and riding safety, as well. All Camelot Farm trainers are USHJA certified.

All in all, these Illinois equestrian schools provide great value for your money.

Curious about living near one or two of them? If so, contact our leasing agents to learn more about the area near Farmington Lakes Apartments and to schedule a tour of our luxurious apartments.

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