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  Unwanted and Neglected Horse Rescue

  Riding lessons for children and young adults

Operated by Debbie Phillips
Set among the pine trees on a horse farm in Valkaria, Florida, is a pasture where Debbie Phillips maintains a group of horses, currently numbering sixteen. They have been rescued from neglect or from owners that simply couldn't take care of them any more.

To support the feeding and care of these animals Debbie provides riding lessons for children and young adults, using some of the other property at the farm. Students get experience with grooming and tacking up a horse, and can ride in the fence-enclosed property safely under Debbie's supervision.

Lease a horse

Those wishing to support Debbie's efforts are encouraged to consider leasing one of her horses. Leasing entails helping to pay for a horses food and expenses. Leasers are encouraged to visit and care for their horse as much as possible. Leasers may either have exclusive riding of their horse or share their horse with other riders, depending on the terms of the lease. She will also consider off farm leases and fostering.

Or, make a donation towards care and feeding of all the horses using the PayPal button below:

from Debbie:

"I am a member of the American Riding Instructor Association and the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association http://riding-instructor.com/.

I am a member of American Association of Riding Schools and use their curriculum as the foundation for our riding lessons. http://www.ucanride.com/

For frequent updates on our horses and activities you can go to our Facebook page... https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rescue-Riders/416732985088241

We conduct Obstacle challenges throughout the year. Please check out our facebook page for dates and details. We are a member of Horses 4 Heroes and offer family discounts for members of that organization. http://horses4heroes.org/

We conduct a themed game show in the fall and a judged show for riders or horses new to showing in the Spring."

Riding Lessons for Beginner / Intermediate Youths