From novice to master equestrian, at Regent Arabians our training and equestrian education is holistic, addressing the team of horse and rider.
45 year experienced equestrian and owner of Regent Arabians Kim McKimmy is providing riding instruction and mentoring as we continue to Develop Equestrians for Life.
We have riding lessons for beginner to advanced skill each day of the week with practice riding available on select days and times.
We have mentoring programs on Saturday's & Sunday's with select weekday mentoring and availability on school vacation days, holiday and summer breaks.
Since 1972 Regent Arabians has served the Minnesota horse community and passionate horse loving people. We have ushered in life and death, prosperity and hardships yet, have persevered and become stronger and clearer in our conviction for our future and legacy.
Please contact us at 763.428.4975 to schedule a visit, riding assessment or to book a lesson or mentoring session.
About the Instructor
Kim K. McKimmy: 45 years of competitive riding experience in the local, regional and national arenas, and daughter of Doug Peterson, multiple time Equestrian Mentor of the Year winner.
We offer group, semi-private, and private lessons that are 1-hour in length. Disciplines offered include:
- Saddle Seat
Riding Lesson Costs are $35/1-hour for group lessons (up to 5 riders) $40/1-hour for semi-private lesssons (2 riders), and $45/1-hour for private lessons.
Requirements All riders/parents must sign a waiver of liability, wear a helmet and shoes or boots with a heel. Young riders must be able to understand right and left and must be able to tie their own laced shoes to be eligible to ride.
Goals for the Beginning Equestrian (Intermediate and Advanced Lessons build on this curriculum)
- Identify and Name Tack of the Discipline
- Lesson Terms of the Discipline Ridden
- Verbal Commands
- Hand, Seat and Leg Cues
- 1 rein stop
- Appropriate Sitting Position for Balance
- Whoa (2-Hands)
- Establish forward movement
- Turn and Change Direction
Learn and find a steady rhythm in:
- Walk to halt, halt to walk
- Walk to jog/trot, jog/trot to walk
- Walk to canter/lope, canter/lope to walk
- Jog/Trot to canter/lope, canter/lope to jog/trot
- Roll back
Begin bending work
- Riding a Corner
- Riding a Large Circle (1/2 arena size)
- Riding a Seven (7) Circle Pattern
Remember the quality of your work is most important! Don't rush. Do simple things well and you'll master the difficult.
For Youth or Adult Riding Lessons
$35 per group lesson
Rider Wish List
Here is a list for gift giving ideas for the beginner who is serious about their riding...
For your rider
- Regent Arabians Gift Certificate
- Full Head Helmet
- Boots with a heel
- Water Bottle
- Thermal lunch bag with freezer block
For their lesson / horse
- Grooming bag or carry-all
- Large brush
- Hair brush
- Small rubber bands
- Hoof pick
- Polo wraps
- Fly spray
Need More Information?
Give us a call or drop an email for more information on our equestrian education for any age or ability.
Regent Arabians / Kim McKimmy
26125 Tucker Road
Rogers, MN 55374
Barn/Cell Phone: 763-428-4975
Equestrian Relations: 651-253-8673