My Saddle Brook Farm

Enjoy strolling down beautiful tree-lined trails in the Historic Hudson Valley at My Saddle Brook’s horse farm! The Farm offers English and Western Riding Lessons with trained instructors for riders of all ages. Fun and safe pony parties in indoor and outdoor rings are available for younger riders, too. Before mounting, groups can stop by the farm where the Animal Rescue houses and cares for alpacas, horses, and goats. Students will learn the importance of animal care and rehabilitation by watching volunteers work with farm animals in the farm’s facilities.  
Contact Info
Address: 163 Berea Rd, Walden, NY 12586. Orange County. Tel: 845-778-3420. Website: Hrs: Vary.  
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Physical Education. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Physical Education.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Horseback Riding Lesson Plan

Mankind has used horses throughout history for a variety of reasons: transportation, work, recreation, sport, and therapy. Despite the introduction of other vehicles, horses are still being used around the world as primary means of transportation and aid in farming. Students observe the anatomy and demeanor of horses and the physics relating to their abilities. ... Continue