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Learn to ride from the ground UP

Have it Your Way (Private 1:1 lesson) $100/hr with a Mangold Ranch trainer

Team Training (Group Lesson) $65/hour led by a Mangold Ranch Trainer (16+ only)

At Mangold Ranch, our Buffalo, NY horseback riding lesson program teaches you to instruct horses from the ground up. Instead of simply learning to ride, our Buffalo, NY riders develop skills in grooming, tacking, handling, and training horses. Our riding lessons in Buffalo, NY help students progressively cultivate abilities that foster independence and problem-solving, empowering them to tackle issues autonomously in the future.

Students will learn to:


• Free lunge and join up

• Work with horses independently and as a team

• Perform groundwork exercises

• Catch horses

• Lead

• Groom

• Tack

• Administer basic first aid

• Walk, turn, and stop under saddle

More advanced students may acquire skills like lateral work, higher gaits, and controlling a horse both in and outside the arena. With numerous horses to ride and abundant learning opportunities, our Buffalo, NY horseback riding program offers an enriching experience!

Group riding lessons in Buffalo, NY are available for students aged sixteen and older, priced at $65/hour. Younger students can book through Have it Your Way Horsemanship private lessons.

At Mangold Ranch, the safety of our students and horses is paramount. Rest assured that our practice prioritizes the well-being of all participants. Our objective is for everyone to have a positive experience with horsemanship and all its offerings.

We are happy to accept students from all walks of life. If you have special concerns or need specific accommodations to participate, please talk to us and we're happy to find a solution that works for you!

To book a Buffalo, NY horseback riding lesson, please complete the lesson request form below or call/text us at 716-201-6229.

Request a Lesson
Which days are you available? Lessons are available T/TH 9-7 and Sat 9-4

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