Well-A-Way Farm is a USHJA recognized and approved Riding School. The instructors are all USEF and USHJA SafeSport Trained and Certified. Our head trainer Michele, the farm’s owner, is a USHJA Certified Trainer and an official with USEF as an ‘r’ rated Judge. She is currently working on her large “R” promotion.

DRESS CODE

Riders are expected to wear collared shirts (NO TANK TOPS) and well-fitted vests or jackets in the colder months. Shirts tucked in with a belt, clean breeches, and jodhpurs with half chaps or tall boots. Hair should be secured in a neat ponytail, braid, or traditionally put up under your properly fitted helmet.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE TIMES

Riders should plan on arriving 15 mins early to help groom and tack up their horse. Depending on the level of the rider we have Working Students available to assist them. After the lesson, the rider is expected to untack and groom their horse. Plan your time accordingly. Note, some horses do consecutive lessons.

EQUIPMENT

WAWF provides the tack for the Riding Academy (saddle, bridle, girth, and grooming tools). Riders are responsible to clean what they use and putting everything back in clearly marked areas. $5 tickets are given if items are not put away.

PAYMENT

Pay per lesson $65.00. NO LESSON WITHOUT PAYMENT
Pre-paid, two-month sessions. Session IV Sept 1, 2021 ($525.00)
Requested private lessons are $75.00.
Riders entering a session late will be pro-rated. *If a spot is available. If WAWF’s office manager has to look for payments, a late fee of $25 will be in addition.
NO CARRY OVER PAYMENTS from session to session.

CANCELLATIONS

Two make-up lessons are offered per session. End of month, every Sunday.
One cancellation allowed to hold your lesson spot with at least 24 hours’ notice.

GROUND SCHOOL

WAWF hosts ground school sessions which Academy students. We strongly ask that you attend one class during your session. ($TBD per)

EVALUATION

Riders are evaluated at the end of the sessions by their instructor.  As riders advance through – a certificate is awarded.

SESSIONS 2021

Session IV Sept 1 – October 31, 2021

Session V November 1- December 31, 2021

Make-ups are on the last Sunday of each Month.

RELEASE & INFORMATION FORMS

New riders must fill out a release form(s) prior to the lesson or riding a horse at Well-A-Way Farm, LLC.

SCHEDULE

Riders/parents, let us know if your typical riding day does not work – let us know a day and time on the academy schedule and we will add you into another lesson.

TEACHING

WAWF Staff only. Sideline teaching is not accepted.

WAWF is a popular riding school – we often end up on a waiting list – riding times will not be held without payment.

Forms & Resources