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Drag Rider Trail Guiding Class

$20 per classA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

CONTENT: Learn how to guide a trail ride from the rear. Learn the basics of helping clients from beginning to end and making trail rides a smooth, safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. A good trail ride has guides who operate like a well oiled machine. Learn the tricks of the trade to be a volunteer drag rider at Painted Bar Stables.


Must be at least 11 years of age to attend the class. To operate in the business, drag riders must be adults or must be summer apprentices.
Skills required:
Independently tack up a horse
Mount a horse independently
Must be able to trot with extreme confidence and should be able to canter.


Any rider who attends the Drag Rider Class is eligible for a drag rider "test out" to become a certified assistant trail guide.