Sweet Meadow Stable offers "one-on-one" private lessons for students who desire a more focused learning environment. A private atmosphere ensures maximum learning without any distractions and of course 100% of Shelley's attention.
Students from as far as Philadelphia PA, Cherry Hill NJ, Sterling VA, Washington DC, and beyond come to Sweet Meadow Stable. With Shelley's "out of the box" thinking, she offers a fresh teaching approach towards her all of her students no matter what their riding ability.Some more things about Shelley? She has over sixteen years of teaching experience! With extensive traditional riding knowledge in her back pocket, expect a refreshing twist of natural horsemanship in your lesson and understand the "how and why" of pro-active riding.
Shelley is up to date on the latest horse training methods, equine sciences and new riding techniques. With a teaching background of sixteen years, she knows what works and applies her knowledge with all her lessons. Nobody is pushed beyond their natural ability, thus keeping Sweet Meadow Stable a very safe place to ride.
Learning is kept at a comfortable, but forward pace. You will be asked your personal goals before ever riding and Shelley will come up with a plan to help you achieve exactly what your looking for. Sweet Meadow Stable has four horses for our adult and older children to experience. Each horse teaches something different and you will be able to ride them all when your ready. All of our horses are safe riding mounts and have been in our lesson program for years.
Shelley specializes in the following * Beginners and nervous people riders who lack confidence
* Horse Whispering/ Natural Horsemanship Lessons
* SAFE/ Pro- Active riding tactics for all disciplines
* Equitation- English & Western (proper riding)
* Dressage- (Intro, Training, Level 1 and 2)
* Hunters & hunter ponies
* Leadline riders (age 9 and under)
* Western Pleasure
* "Problem" horses
* "Problem" riders (more often the case)
* Beginner Adult riders * Extensive horse training techniques
* Students seeking complete equine knowledge
* Problem solving (before the problem begins theory)
* In-depth horse communication (reading body language)
* Perfecting your jumping course
* Horse care 101