New Cancellation Policy

My new cancellation policy is simple. If you cancel your lesson with in the 24 window before your lesson, you will still owe me for the lesson. You can pay me via Venmo, PayPal, Zelle or Cash App.

While I do understand that things “come up” last minute, I also have a dramatic increase in 30 minutes before the lesson cancellations. This negativity impacts my business. I have carved out an hour and a half of my time for you to teach yourself or your child thus not allowing anyone else to book a lesson during that time. Please respect my time!

On the flip side, I too will make my best effort to guess the weather conditions and alert you to the possibility of a rescheduled lesson 24 hours in advance.

I do have some exceptions to this rule. But you must contact me ASAP if you plan to reschedule your lesson. Exceptions will be handled case by case. Forgetting that you have prior engagements does not qualify. Sleeping past your alarm does not qualify. Please contact me if your rider has been feeling ill or running fever ASAP. Do not wait until an hour before your scheduled time.

I appreciate all of my students! I appreciate your understanding in this matter! A lot of other training facilities require payment plans by the month and if you miss your scheduled appointment, you miss it. I really don’t want to move to that plan. However, now that school has started as well as baseball so I have limited time spots to squeeze all of my riders into my schedule!

Summer Lessons!!!

It’s summer time! Yes, it’s a bit hot to the start of our Texas Summer,but, lessons are back! I have arranged my lessons to be in the am and after 7pm! Keep in mind, if there is a high heat index, the horse nor the rider will be happy! However, bring some water and set your lessons up via my appoint fix link! πŸ‘‰πŸ» Book appointments online

Lynx and Declan are a little fat but ready to teach some folks about riding! Let’s do it!

So many things!

As an independent individual, being grounded is really hard! Currently, I am one week post op with my right shoulder. They removed bone spurs, unattached my bicep tendon and reattached it to my bone. They clean things up! But this surgery requires me to not use my right arm for at least 4-6 weeks. Nothing but physical therapy. I can’t drive for another week. Also, since my truck is a standard, driving won’t be possible until I find an automatic to drive! Then, after the 4-6 weeks, I will still be limited to 5# for an additional 3-5 months.

My current mental state is wonky at best. I don’t do well with limits. I don’t do well with letting someone else pull the slack. It’s not in my nature! On the flip side, this shoulder has been a real issue for a LONG TIME. I need to be whole again so that when my young horse comes home from training, I will be able to ride him correctly! I have so many things I want/need to do. Patience is also not on my “skills list”. I’m literally getting stir crazy and I’m only one week in!

I am looking forward to watching my students saddle their own horses! Guess what kids? You will get to brush, saddle, bridle, ride, un-bridle, un-saddle, brush and turn out your horses for lessons now! I’m not going to rush back into lessons just yet! After my two week check up, I will be coaching on days that Hannah can come assist! Getting hot while on pain meds and with my arm in a neoprene sling is not a good idea! So I will give my wounds time to seal up and only coach on Hannah assisted days until I have my students fully trained to saddle without assistance! I think this will be a great benefit to all of my students! Yes, parents of young kiddos, you will be a vital part of this new chapter for RES RIDING LESSONS!

My time, right now, is mostly spent planning, icing my shoulder, journaling, thinking of ways to drum up some cash flow (y’all, I have horse tack for sale on my FB page!) and just healing! Yes, I’m drinking LOTS of water! I’m not allowed to handle the horses at the moment. It’s actually kind of interesting. I was leading Honey with my left hand. She spooked and my body responded with my right arm. Muscle memory is a crazy thing! So since I always lead horses with my right arm and my body decided it can’t break the muscle memory reaction, it’s just safer for me to not handle them! They are all fat, sassy and enjoying the green grass right now!

For anyone that misses my horses, after next week, they Thursday, you can text to see if you can come out and help out! I’m sure I will be ready to get out of the house by then! Thank you to all whom have pitched in thus far to help me! I really appreciate you! ❀️