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Kids Summer Horse Academy


Welcome to the KB HORSES at Red Ledges - Kids Summer Horse Academy, where adventure rides hand in hand with learning! Our academy is nestled in the picturesque Heber Valley, surrounded by mountains and lush foliage, providing the perfect backdrop for your child's equestrian journey.

 At KB HORSES, safety is our number one priority. Our experienced and certified instructors guide students through every step of their horseback riding experience, ensuring that they learn proper techniques and develop confidence in the saddle. From beginners to advanced riders, our program caters to all skill levels, fostering a supportive environment where every child can thrive.

But it's not just about riding horses here; it's about building lasting partnerships with these magnificent animals. Students learn about horse care, grooming, and tack, gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for these gentle creatures. Through hands-on activities and interactive lessons, they develop empathy, responsibility, and lifestyle skills that extend far beyond the ranch.

Our Horse Academy offers a variety of exciting activities designed to ignite imaginations and create unforgettable memories. From trail rides through scenic trails to fun-filled games and obstacle courses, there's never a dull moment at KB HORSES. With a focus on fun, friendship, and fostering a love for horses, KB HORSES Kids Summer Horse Academy is where dreams take the reins, and unforgettable adventures await!

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 Program Details 

June Session:

Week 1: 6/11 & 6/12

Week 2: 6/18 & 6/19

Week 3: 6/25 & 6/26

July Session: 

Week 1: 7/9 & 7/10

Week 2: 7/16 & 7/17

Week 3: 7/23 & 7/24 

Age Groups: 5 -7 & 8 - 13 

Class Time: 9am - 11am

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 

Cost Per 3-Week Session: $595/per student

Meet our Academy Director
Liz Patnode

Our instructors, all graduates of our Horsemanship 101 class, are supervised by Liz Patnode, our Academy Director, who brings decades of experience in training horses and riders across various disciplines. With a Master’s in Education, Liz ensures that each lesson is enjoyable and educational, fostering a love for horses and a passion for learning.


Horse Academy Student Registration Form

  • Please fill out a registration form for each child. 

  • Ages 5 - 13 

  • Classes are available for 5-7 year olds and 8-13 year olds.

  • We are happy to place family and friends in the same class. 

  • Snacks and water will be provided

    • Please let us know if your child has any food allergies.  ​​

  • Heights & weights are needed to ensure your child is properly fitted to a custom saddle.

  • Students will have a horse, saddle, and helmet to use throughout the course. 

  • Credit card info is needed to secure a spot on the roster.

    • Our Ranch Manager will reach out upon registration.

Does your child have any physical or mental conditions that would inhibit their ability to ride a horse safely?
Please select your desired session:

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