Flatlands Equestrian Center
All levels welcome! Ship in with your own horse or ride one of our amazing school horses. Lessons available in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping
Flatlands Equestrian Center is an Eventing facility, located in southeastern Massachusetts, 45 minutes south of Boston and 15 minutes east of Providence. Our specialty is introducing horses and riders to eventing. From the introductory level to preparing for your first CCI*, Flatlands offers event training for both the horse and the rider. Ship your horse in for weekly lessons or join us for an intensive training week. We offer boarding as a service to our students. Coaching is offered at many Area I events and schooling shows. USEA ICP Level II certified instructor Tom Davis is also available for clinics.
If you are new to eventing or would like to learn more about the sport, come watch a sample lesson or audit a clinic at Flatlands with one of the masters of the sport. We offer weekly lessons as well as regular cross-country and show jumping clinics. In addition, we host several clinics each year with USEA ICP certified instructors.
Check out our website at https://www.flatlands-equestrian.com/ and be sure to like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FlatlandsEquestrian/
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
We start begining riders in half hour private lessons for quality one-on-one time. Once our instructors are comfortable with the students ability to ride on their own, they may transition to an hour semi-private lesson with one or two other riders.
More experienced riders are also encourages to start with an hour private lesson. After an evaluation, they will be scheduled in an hour semi-private lesson.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Tom Davis is a United States Eventing Association certified instructor as well as a Massachusetts Licensed Riding Instructor.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
Half hour private lessons and hour semi prvate lessons are $60.
Hour private lessons are $85.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Before choosing a riding instructor, we recommend auditing lessons at several barns as there are so many different teaching styles and atmospheres. Once you have narrowed your choices, schedule a sample lesson from each.