Do you offer english or western riding lessons?
Sunrise Equestrian students typically start with english riding, as most of our tack (equipment) that is appropriately sized for young riders is english style. As students progress and grow, they will have the opportunity to learn western riding. Both Coach Sara and Coach Kara are experienced in riding, training, and teaching both styles of riding, and believe it is highly beneficial for equestrians to learn multiple riding disciplines.
Do adults and/or siblings need to purchase event tickets?
No. Only the kids participating in the event need to purchase a ticket. Parents and other family members are welcome to attend and watch. Note there will be some parent/guardian participation in the event, such as helping the kids brush the horses and put on helmets, so all participants must have an adult attend the event with them.
Why don't you offer credits for missed lessons?
The overhead costs of caring for the horses are extremely high, and don't change when students have to miss a lesson. The horses' costs are the same each month regardless of whether students attend every lesson. On average, we have one student per day has to cancel their lesson. If every one of those students were given credits towards their tuition the following month, we would not earn enough to cover the costs of the horses. To earn consistent revenue to maintain the horses, we use a monthly tuition payment system and offer makeups for missed lessons. The tuition price is the same regardless...