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The trainers at Tanglewood Stables have a long-standing reputation for providing insightful direction and effective instruction, producing measurable results for both riders and horses. All the while, delivering an engaging, fun experience that prioritizes the essential aspects of equestrian safety.


Beginning and experienced riders alike benefit from exercising best practices, improving confidence, and developing the patience that can make riding a life-long joy.


Whether you are interested in riding for pleasure or have a desire to compete, developing a foundation of effective horse/rider communication will serve your best interests in any equestrian pursuit.

  • Highly qualified expert instruction is provided by Mike Dowd, Leslie Bergman, and Melissa Gore.


  • Lessons can accommodate riders across a spectrum of skill levels.


  • Lesson horses are available.


  • Group lessons are offered for $37 per hour.


  • Private lessons are offered for $50 per hour.