Amherst Recreation Department

Horseback Riding Lessons for Youth

Horseback riding lessons are held on the grounds of Walnut Hollow Farm, a traditional New England horse farm in Amherst, 40 Walnut Hill Road. Students will learn the anatomy of a horse, barn management, tack, grooming and riding in their outdoor or indoor ring.

One hour lessons are offered daily Monday -Thursday at 3:30, 4:30 or 5:30 and are purchased in a group of 4.

Pick and choose your day and time according to your availability, then call the Recreation Office at 673-6248 to register.

**This is an introductory offer for riders new to Walnut Hollow Farm**

Horseback Riding for Youth
  • Bus transportation after school is available:
  • From AMS or SHS, take Bus #8
  • From Wilkins, take Bus #18
  • Bus pass should read "Walnut Hollow Farm, 40 Walnut Hill Road"