Programs

Longwood Team

Board, Lease, School Horse 

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Lease Programs

IHSA and Outside Shows

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Working Student

Work hours for riders in a current program.

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Longwood Riders- Team and Private Training Opportunities

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Facility Fee - $900 per semester

Includes 30 rides per semester for use in lessons, team practice, captains practice, classes at home shows, on farm clinics, and independent rides.  


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: $45/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: $85/rider



Recruit School - $200 (new riders only, no fee for returning riders)

FRIDAY & SATURDAY Labor Day Weekend (if roster numbers warrant we will extend to Sunday as well).


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.  


Recruit School runs for 1-3 days depending on how many students are involved.


The fee for Recruit School is $300 per rider.  (This fee is only required for new riders, returning riders in good standing participate for no charge).

Working Student Opportunity - $10/hr

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Show Expenses

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


IHSA Show entries are usually about $40 per class.  Coaching is $250 per day for team shows and outside show coaching may vary.


Fundraising Opportunities

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

Lease Program

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Leasing Considerations

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.  

Working Student

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Elibigility

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

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

Payment

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