REQUIRED RIDING GEAR
-Riders must use an approved USEF helmet that fits properly. No bike, ski, etc. helmets are allowed. Helmets are available to borrow at the farm if needed.
-Riders must wear paddock boots or shoes with a 1⁄4 - 1⁄2“ heel and a hard sole. Tennis shoes, rubber mud boots or high heels are not allowed when riding.
-Please wear warm clothes, gloves and boots. The indoor arena is protected from the elements but not heated, so warm clothes and layers are necessary.
-Arrive on time.
-Classes are cancelled if the temperature is above 90° or below 15°.
-Instructors need the complete attention of their students. Parents are encouraged watch their students from the upstairs Observation Room to eliminate distraction.
-No one is to enter the ring without permission.
FRIENDS AND FAMILY
-Only students that have a signed release form are allowed to handle, brush, ride, and participate in any Shenanigans Farm horse activities. All others need to stay in designated areas.
-All friends and family must stay in designated viewing areas; guests are not allowed in grooming areas, riding arenas, stalls or paddocks.
-Do not allow children to run, yell or scream. We have many horses and riders that may be startled by these activities.
-The speed limit through the farm is 5 MPH. We have many children, pets and horses that need to be kept safe from speeding cars.
-Please stay away from pond.
-Do not park on the grass.
-Leave your dogs at home.
-Please ask prior to petting or feeding any treats to any horses and ponies.
-Attendance is mandatory.
-Student must provide Shenanigans Farm with notice if unable to attend a class.
-Review additional details re: attendance and coursework requirements within each class description at www.shenanigans.farm/ova