Open Every Day, All Year,
from 9 a.m. until Dusk

Bronx Equestrian Center, Inc.

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Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't go horseback riding. 

BEC is the place where you can enjoy pony rides and trail rides. This is a great way to relax and unwind after a long week.


Pony Rides

We provide pony rides every day of the week all year. You don't have to make a reservation. Just stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and dark. Three rides for the same child cost $5.00.

Additionally, we rent ponies for all types of parties. We will bring the pony to you, or you can have it at our stable.

Trail Rides

Treat yourself to a relaxing trail ride after a long week of work or any time you just want to enjoy the outdoors. Our trail rides last anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour we request that customers make a reservation. The rate for trail rides is $65.00 per hour and we require $10 at booking. 

Woman On Horseback

Proper Attire is Required
Long pants, closed shoes, helmets required and available at the stable.  We recommend bug repellent.


Lessons

Gain riding skills or improve the ones you already have with instruction from BEC. We offer English and Western riding lessons by appointment for ages 6 to adult. You receive instruction that makes sure you learn everything necessary to become a skilled and confident rider. Call us to sign up for Western and English riding lessons.

Rates

  • $40.00 - Half-Hour Private Lesson
  • $65.00 - 1-Hour Private Lesson

Discount Books Available

  • $350.00 - 10 Half-Hour Lessons
  • $600.00 (Paid in Advance) - 10 1-Hour Lessons

Therapeutic Riding 

We also have a therapeutic riding programs.
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Additional Information


Children's Program

SATURDAY RIDING PROGRAM:
Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 12:30 September through June. Children learn to groom, saddle and care for horses. Each session includes riding lesson. $60.00 per session.

SUMMER RIDING PROGRAM: (JULY & AUGUST)
This program is designed to suit the needs and abilities of children between the ages of six and sixteen who are interested in horsemanship. A wide range of topics are covered including; riding, grooming, equipment and stable safety.9:00AM to 3:00PM Monday thru Friday.

This program begins with a lecture or demonstration designed to further the students' education regarding horsemanship. A wide range of topics will be covered such as care and grooming of the horse, correct use and care of horse equipment, and stable safety. Following the morning's discussion, training will include grooming and tacking, riding lessons, carriage rides, and indoor activities on rainy days.

Children On Horseback

An evaluation lesson is strongly recommended before entering the program for those students who have never ridden, have ridden elsewhere, or are returning to riding after an absence. This riding evaluation allows each student to be placed in the group that is suitable to their present riding ability.

Please call for available dates.

Summer Riding Program Registration Form