Cricket is the most wonderful pony for little ones. He teaches almost all of our tiny tot lessons. He loves to beg for treats and he loves to be groomed! Many of our riders have learned to steer and post riding Cricket!
Casey is the resident lunge horse at SRS. His only job is to teach lunge lessons and he is so good at it! Our show riders spend hours of their summers on Casey perfecting every detail of their equitation and getting physically prepared for their show horses. Fun fact about Casey – he LOVES donuts!
Nick is such an integral part of our lesson program. He is a good teacher for anyone that already knows how to post and steer and he is also wonderful to teach someone to canter. Nick represents all the best characteristics of a Morgan horse.
Cora is an Appaloosa/Draft cross. We call her the gentle giant. She is fantastic for teaching beginners, adults and children alike! She can be a little stubborn but she is 100% safe and 100% sweet!
Marilyn is an SRS favorite! She is a beautiful Morgan mare and she was one of our first lesson horses. Marilyn is an academy show horse and she is incredibly beautiful. She is an excellent teacher for many different levels of rider and she can give even our best riders a challenge.
Lucky was the cover star of Wesley Chapel Magazine and he is also our resident Five-Gaited lesson horse. He has a personality that will make anyone fall in love with the American Saddlebred and he has energy for days! Aside from being five-gaited, he is also fully equitated!
Woody is a tall, handsome American Saddlebred. He is wonderful for all experience levels and he gives riders the feeling of riding a long-necked, high-headed show horse. He is as dependable as they come.
Joe is a beautiful American Saddlebred who is blind in one eye. His blindness does not slow him down or hold him back. Our lessons students love riding Joe and he will give you as much or as little as you ask of him!
George Clooney is the perfect horse for even the smallest of riders as he has the sweetest soul. He is perfect for learning diagonals and learning how to canter too! He represents all the greatness of an American Saddlebred.
Demi is another fantastic beginner horse! She loves to be outside and she loves her job! She is perfect for teaching little ones how to guide and she is a great listener!
Carter is an American Saddlebred and a former show horse. He has the quirkiest personality in the crosswise and he loves it when you play with his tongue! Carter is reserved for the intermediate – advanced riders as he can be somewhat challenging, but this is also what makes him such a great lesson horse! He is also wonderful to do patterns with.
Nevvy is our newest member of our lesson horse crew. She is a recently retired show mare and she is getting used to her new job as a lesson horse. She is intermediate/advanced lesson horse and she is also great at patterns!
BELOVED AND RETIRED
Token is a retired show horse and now also a retired lesson horse. She has been the mount for many very accomplished riders throughout her career. Now she will live out the rest of her days enjoying sunlight, grass, and peppermints. We are so grateful for everything she gave to us. Give her a visit in paddock 3 when you are here for your lesson!