Apprenticeship Classes, Saturday Morning teaches responsibility, character shaping and fun.
Ages 10-17 Saturdays from 10:00am-12:30pm $135 per month
We love our horses.
The Apprentice program is by far our most popular program.
Bella Oaks Apprenticeships (The Bella Oaks Saddle Club) is a character shaping program that sets a standard for the best sportsmanship and the best horsemanship. Bella Oaks provides an environment to educate, inspire integrity and develop character. Our knowledgeable, experienced and safety conscious staff is here to lead programs that enhance the experience and lives of the young people that attend our programs.
The Apprentice learn to treat their horse like a partner, Bella Oaks Saddle Club fosters superb equestrians and lifelong friendships. It is a weekly lesson on a variety of horse related topics and issues. Specialists often drop by to share their expertise. This program gives our apprentices the true sense of horse ownership, without the expense, The students in this program enjoy the time they spend with the horses, the instructors and each other. Bella Oaks Apprentices get knowledge from top instructors including bathing, clipping, care of the horses, feed, tack, grooming, tacking up the horse, haltering properly, ground work, cleaning, polo and other wraps. proper helmet fitting, and also learn proper care of horses, making sure their needs are met.
As a group, they attend educational events, horse-sales, expositions and group camping trips. Safety is top priority at Bella Oaks. Saddle Clubs members also plan barn activities, sleep-overs and get to be part of the team. Additional fees apply when traveling.
Apprentices must wear leather boots to protect their feet from getting stepped on.
Note: Apprentices who are in weekly riding lessons may sponsor a horse.
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