Winter Hill, LLC

Longwood Equestrian Programs

Longwood Riders- Team and Private Training Opportunities


Facility Fee - $1200 per semester

Includes 30 rides per semester- 10 weeks of:

1 walk & talk

1 independent practice

1 Team Practice OR additional walk & talk or independent practice if not a team practice week

School horses will be assigned daily.

*5 (five)Team Practices included in package*

*2-4  "barn hours" per week required*

(barn hours may include feeding, cleaning, grooming, etc. and will be assigned in shifts of 2 riders).

Additional Team Practice with Facility Package OR Winter Hill Board: $25/rider

  • work as a team group
  • drills
  • position practice
  • strengthening
  • problem solving 
  • collaborating with captains and Instructor 
  • 1-3 hours depending on size of group and agenda
  • team practice required for show riders during show season and lessons (see below) may be required based on rider level, experience, or needs.

Lessons with Facility Package OR with Winter Hill Board: $35/rider

  • private, semi-private, or small group
  • time varies depending on size and agenda 1/2-2 hrs depending on size of group and agenda
  • focused training for horse and rider
  • extra help, horse show prep, etc.

Lessons/Clinic with KC outside of Facility Package on or off farm: $65/rider

*TEAM riders have the ability to fundraise reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses. See SCC Guidelines.

Recruit School - $150 (new riders only, no fee for returning riders)


FRIDAY PM & SATURDAY AM   Please make sure to ask KC or a Captain to plan ahead for this requirement. 

Please contact KC via email or Facebook to be added to the Recruit page.  We look forward to hearing about your experience, goals, and questions you may have.

Recruit school is a pre-requisite to all lesson programs and will be held very early in Fall semester.  

The fee for Recruit School is $200

(This fee is only required for new riders, returning riders in good standing participate for no charge and attendance is a prerequisite for participating in a semester package).

Working Student Opportunity - $10/hr

Show Expenses

Riders are responsible for all show expenses including entries, Coaching, Horse Use, Shipping, Stabling , etc. 

Collegiate Show entries vary from $40-$100 per show.  

Coaching is $300 per day (per team, split by riders or fundraised) for team shows.

Horse Use at Horse Show: $100 

Shared Horse Use: $65

Shipping: Varies 

(Doubletree $50 per horse, Lynchburg $80 per horse, Horse Center $125 per horse)

Fundraising Opportunities

Longwood students have unlimited potential to fundraise to cover their out-of-pocket expenses! 

Lease Program


Leasing Considerations

For riders who aspire to show in our local, Regional, Zone, and National circuits 


want to rely on the same partner for rides to develop that horse and rider relationship may want to consider a lease. 

Leasing commitments vary from 3xweek to up to 5xweek.

Not all Winter Hill horses are available for lease, however talk to KC if you are interested.  

Availability can vary depending on horse use and the levels of riders currently participating on school horses. 

On-Farm Lease of Winter Hill Horse

Winter Hill Horse 3 Day Lease: $550/month

Winter Hill Horse 4 Day Lease $650/month

Winter Hill Horse 5 Day Lease $750/month

Priority horse use at shows, horse use fee at shows reduced.

Shoeing to be paid by lease rider ($180 every 5-7 weeks) and due when farrier is scheduled.

5 semester Team Practices included.

Lease riders are required to lesson ($35.00) or team practice (5 included each semester) weekly as well as arrange a training ride weekly if needed. 

4th year riders can talk to KC about a non-competitive, non-training program.

*School horses may still be used in school horse program, however lease horse rider is guaranteed their horse on their ride day and time.

Outside Lease horse as Boarder

If a Longwood Equestrian rider would like to arrange a lease of an outside show horse to meet their needs and goals we work with trainers all over the country to provided horses for this program.  Generally an annual lease fee is negotiated to owner of the horse, and student is responsible for all horse expenses as a boarder at Winter Hill.  

Working Student



Longwood Equestrian students who are boarding or participating in a regular riding program at Winter Hill are eligible to apply for a working student position.  Work varies and students must be reliable, hard working , and willing to improve and set a great example for everyone in the barn. 


Schedule will vary depending on farm needs.  We will try to arrange work opportunities around your scheduled time at the barn. 


Working student's are paid $10 per hour via Venmo private payment.