Jade Meadows Stables

Jade Meadows Stables

5.0 (9)
1 employee
16 years in business

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We offer lessons and leasing on extremely well behaved and well trained horses.  We provide an individualized plan for each student to maximize potential in the student's desired field.  Students progress quickly and become very competent and confident riders.

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St Cloud, FL 34772
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9 Reviews


  • Tina Horn

    Donna is a great instructor that starts with the basics, but makes sure everyone has fun too! She has given lessons to my daughter and my mother-in-law (both love Donna). She does pony rides and trail rides too!

  • Jamie Najera

    Family Oriented - Amazing Wealth of Knowledge

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    In addition to providing a caring, family focused atmosphere, Jade Meadows Stables offers a teaching style that is realistic and yields results. Young riders are taught what to expect in any situation, from groundwork to show riding, with a constant focus on both horse and rider safety. Students are encouraged to perform to the best of their ability by instructors who truly care about their growth, and are consistently provided detailed and constructive feedback regarding their progress. Jade Meadows' positive, growth focused environment makes it the perfect choice for the serious student and casual horse lover alike!

  • Kenny Payne.

    Mrs. Donna was born to teach, coach, and train. She will tier up riders from where they start. Taking riders from begginer to intermediate and intermediate to advanced. She is studied in equine, and will train you the right way. If you are interested in lessons she is the only person I would recommend. Trail rides, birthday pony parties, horse training, and much more.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Call to schedule an appointment.  Answer a few questions to establish any prior experience and gaols.  Pay at your first lesson, choosing 1 lesson at a time or to purchase a package!

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Riding for 46 years, instructing for the last 12.5 years with students competing and winning at local and state levels for the last 5 years in a row.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

1 Hour Private lessons $50 each

Package of 4 lessons, $180 (used weekly at minimum)

How did you get started teaching?

I purchased a boarding stable and found a deep need for instructors in the area.  The business has grown steadily for the last 12 years and lessons from our program are in high demand.

What types of students have you worked with?

English flatwork


Western Riding - specializing in Ranch, Ranch Trail

Obstacle training

Speed Events training

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find an instructor that can provide the type / level of instruction you need and that you feel comfortable with.  You should be able to share your goals and talk frankly about your needs.

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What are my current / future goals?

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