Carol Fallon has an extensive equestrian background. She was a national competitor on the East Coast and West Coast. She grew up foxhunting in Virginia and trained at an early age, competing in several Equitation Medal competitions and winning numerous Hunter/Jumper Championships as a junior and professional rider. Since moving to California in 1973, she has successfully competed in competitions in Southern California. Carol as been training riders of all ages and levels for over 40 years and still loves her lifelong work.
THE RIDING PROGRAM
The Carol Fallon Riding Center, located in beautiful San Juan Capistrano at the Sycamore Trails riding facility, provides a safe, professional, fun environment for youth and adults to learn lifetime equestrian skills. In the lesson program, students are taught balance, coordination and the value of persistent effort. Students are also taught a general knowledge of the horse, grooming and horse care.
The Riding School lesson programs help students become skilled riders. Whether your goals are to successfully show dressage, hunters or jumpers, or to be a confident recreational rider, we can help you achieve it. Riding programs are tailored around the abilities and desired results of each rider, whether you ride your horse or ours. The programs focus on individual attention.
We value the relationship between the horse and rider. Each lesson is taught in a way that furthers that understanding.
LESSON PACKAGES, CLINICS AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
We offer a full range of lessons programs for every level, ages 3 years to adult. We offer individual lessons, as well asDISCOUNTED, PREPAID LESSON PACKAGES, We also offer camps, birthday parties, brownie/girls scout badges and horse care clinics for prospective lessees and owners or just for your general knowledge. You can go to our photo website (www.fallon.smugmug.com) to see photos of students in lessons and other riding activities. Photos of your riding activities may be posted on the website so can share them with family and friends anywhere. Please call for rates and to arrange lesson times. If you have questions or want more information, please call or email and we will be happy to help you. We can tailor each package to your goals. For more information, please call 949-673-3746 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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LITTLE RIDER LESSON PROGRAMS
The Little Rider Lesson Program is designed for 3-5 year olds as a excellent, hands-on introduction to being around horses, learning safety, leading, grooming and feeding treats and with introductory riding lessons. Highly supervised by a qualified, experienced instructor. Designed for two to three young horse lovers and includes four, one-hour sessions, $160/child.
SUMMER HORSE CAMPS
(check for dates on the Camp page)
Carol Fallon Riding Center will be enjoying its 25th year of Horse Camps. Please check the Camp page for posted dates. They are scheduled in June, July and August during the school summer vacation.
The summer horse camps are small groups of 4-6 campers, hours are 9:00 - 1:00, Tuesday - Friday, the camp fee is $395/week. Other dates may be requested with a minimum of four campers.
The summer horse camps are an excellent, fun way for your child to have a hands-on experience in a small group environment, learning about horses, their care, grooming, safety and, of course, riding.....and to make new friends and riding buddies. These classes are taught by Carol Fallon herself and with highly qualified and experienced instructors and camp assistants on well -mannered, gentle horses in a safe, professional environment. Please call or email for more information 949-673-3746, email@example.com
SPRING HORSE CAMPS
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Carol Fallon Riding Center will be enjoying our 21th year of Horse Camps. These 1-day camps are small group of 4-6 campers, 9-12, $90/day, ages 5-14. They are offered multiple days during the school vacations. Please check the "CAMP" page for dates and description of the camp program. All camps are preregistered and prepaid.
These camps provide a fun, hands-on experience with horses and riding in a small group environment, highly supervised by qualified instructors. We have well-trained, gentle horses in a beautiful, professional facility. Campers will learn all about horses and horseback riding, safety, grooming, putting on the tack plus more fun activities.
You may request camp date availability by email or phone. These small groups fill up quickly. Preregistration and prepayment in full are required. Payment is not refundable after two weeks prior to camp date without a suitable replacement or may be used for future camps or lessons. Please call or email if you have any questions and for more information and we will be happy to help you. To see photos of past camp, please go to our photo website, www.fallon.smugmug.com. If you would like to be a camp or stable helper, please call to sign up for our Training Class. 949-673-3746. (Please, see the "CAMP" page for dates.)
PLAY DAY WITH HORSES/MINI CAMP
This class can be scheduled for a Saturday, around 12:30. The length of the class depends on the number of sign ups and usually is 2 hours of fun. Please call if date is not posted or to arrange a private class with a minimum of two people. This class is a hands-on experience and can be arranged as an excellent experience as a family or Mommy & Me activity, as well. See details below. Please call or email to register. The fee is $65/person. Preregistration and prepayment in full is required.
If you have never been around horses and have never had the opportunity to touch them, care for them or just get to know these wonderful animals, this popular program is for you, It's suitable for youth and adults. Students enjoy a hands-on experience in horse care, grooming, tacking up, equipment care, general knowledge about horses and introduction to riding. This is an excellent introduction to the horse for beginners, as well as a fun activity for intermediate riders that want to learn more. Come join the fun. (To see photos of past Play Days, go to our photo website - www.fallon.smugmug.com.)
Birthday parties are privately arranged.Usually one and a half to two hours, ages 5-adult. The cost is $125/hr/per horse. These parties are a fun, hands-on experience, run like a mini-camp and highly supervised by qualified, experienced instructors in a safe, professional environment. Deciding how many horses and how many hours is depending on the size of the party. Please call for help planning your party. Please call for more information and to arrange a party date. 949-673-3746 (To see photos of recent birthday parties, please go to our photo website - www.fallon.smugmug.com)
GIRL SCOUT & BROWNIE HORSE BADGES
Please call to arrange days and times. (To see photos of recent girls scout/brownie events, please go to ourphoto website -www.fallon.smugmug.com)
HORSE CARE CLINIC/HELPER TRAINING CLASS
Horse Care Clinics are open to youths and adults. This class is also excellent as a family activity as well as for beginning riders, new and prospective horse owners or as a refresher course for riders with experience. This class is required if you would like to volunteer as a camp or stable helper. They may be individually arranged. Students enjoy a hands-on experience in horse care, grooming, tacking up, equipment care, general knowledge about horses and riding. This is an excellent introduction to the horse and horse care, as well as a fun activity for a beginner through advanced riders. The fee is $65/person. (To see photos of past classes, visit our photo website - www.fallon.smugmug.com)
STUDENT WORK STUDY PROGRAM and INSTRUCTOR COURSES. Please call for more information.
The Riding Center's beautiful facility is located in San Juan Capistrano, off of the 5 Freeway at Junipera Serra exit, just one exit north of Ortega Highway, just north of the historical San Juan Capistrano mission.
- 7 arenas - 3 covered arenas
- 4 smaller round pens for beginner lessons
- 5 lighted outdoor arenas
- grassy, tree-shaded picnic area
- miles of trails
- Semi-Private and Private Lessons (No large groups)
- Pre-paid Lesson Package Discounts
- Little Rider Lesson Program
- Playday and Mini-camps year round
- Summer and Winter Horse Camps
- Birthday Parties
- Brownie and Girl Scout Badges
- Horse Care Classes
- Mommy & Me lessons
- Gift Certificates
- Student Work Study Program
- Instructor Course
- Horse Lease Program
(******Please note that we do not rent horses for trail rides********)
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