Lessons and Clinics
Our riding lessons and clinics at our Carroll County MD location offer a range of levels and ages. We limit the amount of horseback rider so they will be safer and have more one on one attention. We believe that our riding lessons and clinics are easily the best in Maryland. Few area trainers have Brad Fincher's
and training experience. Our lesson program takes
all levels of riders from beginners as young as 8 years old to advanced
Three Different Lesson Programs Offered...
Lesson Type Length of lesson max number of riders Price
Private lessons 45 minutes one rider per lesson $100.00
Semi Private lesson 1 hour two riders per lesson $80.00
Our multiple Level Training Programs Can Meet All Your Hunter/Jumper
Our 3 different types of clinics offered
Clinic #1 Equatation: Focus is on elementary to advanced position for the equtation ring.
Clinic #2 Hunter:
Focus is on both local to rated horses to improve there style and way of going.
Clinic #3 Understanding your horse: Focus is on thinking like your horse and understanding why they act the way they do. By understanding how they think we can help them understand
exactly what we are asking of them and bring them to there full potential.
Clinics offered at our farm or yours.
Clinic type Length of clinic Max number of riders Price
Small group 1 1/2 to 2 hours 6 riders per clinic $125.00
Large group 2 to 3 1/2 hours 10 riders per clinic $85.00
Lesson Focus and Potential Results
Brad has the unique ability to
relate to his students and understand their strengths, weaknesses, and
training needs, allowing him to tailor each lesson to the training
needs of the individual. He also has a "sixth sense" in
evaluating the capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses of horses. With
this ability, he has assembled one of the best collection of school
horses in the area. They are safe to ride, and have the style
and talent that judges are looking for in picking class
Brad's training skills have
a large number of winners, in the show ring, which is the ultimate
of a trainer's teaching skills and a students riding talent.
Unique Training Experience...
Winning show ring Hunter/Jumper
performance is a
combination of a well-prepared rider and horse -- each with a
attitude. Every individual and horse are unique, and their
characteristics and attitudes change daily. Individual
horses need specialized
instruction to achieve their full potential. Brad understands this and
has the unique ability to tailor his training to the needs
students and horses. We also keep our class size small (no more than 4
students) to ensure the lesson instructions can be tailor to the
Jen Smith riding Patches
Please contact us for more info.