Sable Oak Equestrian Center

Sable Oak Equestrian Center

5.0
5 employees
31 years in business

About this pro

Sable Oak is a total equine education & recreational riding facility unique to Northern New England.Sable Oak offers complete prepartion of horse and rider from beginner to advanced for Family enjoyment, Trails and Shows. Instruction & Training is available for All breeds and disciplines. Since 1991 Sable Oak has provided students with kind and gentle lesson horses of many breeds. Qualified Instructors assist students ages 4-90 years in developing rider form, control and connection. See sableoak.com services page for info on cost and activities offered.Like us on FB. 

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Merepoint, ME 04011
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Free tour & meet + greet. intro to horse handling if needed and hands on grooming, tack up and pre riding prep/groundwork. Intial work on Lunge with gymnastic exercises to improve rider safety & control. 


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

Bachelor of Science in Equestrian Studies from University Of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio. 

Studies include Equine Pre-Vet Medicine, Horseshoeing, Judging and breeding and teaching underclassmen. 


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

1/2 hr riding lessons -$40per person.

1hr riding lessons - $60per person. get discount for 5 - 1hr lessons= $265

1&1/2 hr Trail Rides-$75

1&1/2 hr Beach Rides-$100. 2&1/2hr Beach Rides-$200.

Riding Camp-$55 a day(9am-4pm) or 5 days-$275


How did you get started teaching?

For me learning to teach in College led to teaching after graduation and I enjoy helping others improve and enjoy riding.


What types of students have you worked with?

All ages and All levels - English and Western. 


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Competition at this years Maine State Championship Show garnered many wins for Sable Oak Students. A proud moment for Sable Oak for sure 


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

 Check that the intructor has teaching qualifications has insurance and kind/gentle horses to learn to ride on just like Sable Oak :) Visit and meet horses +  Instructors. 


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Student goals, aspirations and expectations. 


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