Riders are responsible for all show expenses including entries, Coaching, Horse Use, Shipping, Stabling , etc.
IHSA Show entries are usually about $40 per class and IHSA Coaching is $40.
Outside shows vary, please ask KC or AT.
Longwood students have unlimited potential to fundraise to cover their out-of-pocket expenses!
Riders who aspire to show in our local, Regional, Zone, and National circuits may want to consider leasing a show-type horse in lieu of a lesson package on school horses who generally stay at home. Leasing commitments can vary from 3xweek to a full lease with daily access.
On-Farm Lease of Winter Hill Horse
Half Lease: $750
3x week access, priority horse use at shows, no horse use fee at shows, competitive show horse in appropriate divisions.
Full Lease: $1500
Full time access, expenses of horse included (board, shoes, teeth, vaccinations, etc).
Lease riders are required to lesson weekly as well as arrange a training ride weekly if needed.
Outside Lease horse as Boarder
If a 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.
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.