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Horseback Riding Programs

Whether you want to develop your riding skills with private or group lessons, spend time on the trails, learn about horsemanship, or help your troop earn their riding badge, Mead Farm has an activity for you. We offer both year round and seasonal programs, including:


Child Riding Horse

Riding Lessons

From the first time rider to the more advanced, our instructors provide a comprehensive and challenging riding experience within a casual atmosphere. Mead Farm offers private and group lessons designed for those who want the full hands-on equestrian experience. Instruction is focused on strengthening each rider’s foundation and helping each rider advance in their riding. Our knowledgeable instructors and quality lesson horses ensure that your experience is safe, educational and most importantly fun. See Calendar Page for information.

Waiver Packet


The EXCEL Program

Do you want to become an all around equestrian? Weekly two hour session includes riding lesson and horsemanship. You will learn everything from basic safety and ground work to riding. Contact office for more information and Registration Form.

Lessons on Trails

If you want to escape the ordinary, there’s no better way than spending time horseback riding on the picturesque riding trails that run through Greenwich and Stamford. www.thegrta.org Trail riding is for experienced riders only who have had at least one lesson at Mead Farm.

Summer Horsemanship Riding Program

Are you looking for a summer equestrian experience that your children will never forget? Mead Farm is for your family. Our summer day programs are a great way for kids to immerse themselves in riding, horsemanship, and have a lot of fun! Our Summer Horsemanship Riding Program is designed for children of every riding level, from those who have never ridden to those who are looking to strengthen their skills. Summer Brochure

Birthday Parties

Looking for a unique birthday party that will keep them talking for years to come? A birthday party package includes use of our party room, a horsemanship class, in which participants (ages 3 & up) learn how to groom, tack and care for a horse, or another age appropriate barn activity, all through hands-on contact taught by knowledgeable instructors, as well as a half-hour lesson to learn the fundamentals of riding! Party Information & Paperwork.

Own-Your-Own-Horse for a Day

Ever wanted to own a horse? Own Your Own Horse for a Day is a full day (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) program designed to give the experience of horse ownership. Includes 2 riding lessons (AM & PM), lunch, feeding your horse, mucking stall, grooming, tacking & untacking and more!

Boarding, Leasing & Sales

Always wanted a horse? Mead Farm offers horse leasing and sales. Our leasing program gives potential owners a trial run before full ownership. Once you’re ready to buy, we’ll find the right horse for you. For horse owners we offer full board and additional services.
Boarder Services

Horses 101

Horses 101 is an introductory horsemanship riding program consisting of four 1 hour sessions of both riding and horsemanship offered through local Recreation and Parks Departments several times a year for a discounted price. Registration is done through the Recreation Departments.