Horseback Riding Lessons for Kids

There are many places for horseback riding near Chicago where kids can take horseback riding lessons. Visit these farms and stables that offer horseback riding lessons and classes, and kids can learn basic riding skills, as well as safety.

Find small group in-person horseback riding classes or online / virtual horseback riding classes from this list of options.

Note: Some class providers are closed, have moved online, or have otherwise modified their typical class offerings. Please contact the class providers directly to find the most current status.

Barrington Equine Center
25718 W. Hwy 22, Barrington
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Broken Arrow Horseback Riding Club
2017 E. 67th Street, Chicago
Broken Arrow Horseback Riding Club is Chicago's first and oldest multicultural riding club dedicated to the preservation of......
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Chain O' Lakes State Park Riding Stable
8916 Wilmot Road, Spring Grove
Chain O' Lakes State Park Riding Stable offers a refreshing retreat into the beautiful rolling hills of northern Illinois......
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Danada Equestrian Center
3S507 Naperville Road , Wheaton
The Danada Equestrian Center welcomes visitors of all ages, offering educational and recreational enrichment programs rooted......
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Deerwood Farm
99 W. County Line Rd., Barrington Hills
Deerwood Farm is a small, family owned and operated training facility in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. We are in the......
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Fitzjoy Farm Riding Academy
12211 S. La Grange Rd., Palos Park
Lessons are available for kids ages 4 and up....
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Forest View Farms
16717 S. Lockwood Ave., Tinley Park
We offer riding lessons for riders new and advanced, young and old. If you've always wanted to try horseback riding, we have......
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Memory Lane Stables
8290 Kean Ave, Willow Springs
Beginner horse riding lesson include training on basic health care, feeding, grooming, and how to saddle a horse properly. Our......
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New Traditions Riding Academy
10100 S. Kean Avenue, Palos Hills
New Traditions Riding Academy, LLC is the academy program of Palos Hills Riding Stables, Inc. located in Palos Hills, IL. Many......
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Palatine Stables - Horseback Riding
1510 W. Northwest Highway , Palatine
Palatine Stables offers introductory classes that teach basic horsemanship skills including safety, grooming, tacking, and......
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Red Coat Farms
24675 West Gilmer Rd., Hawthorn Woods
Red Coat Farm’s lesson program offers students many unique opportunities including NIHJA shows held on site, 1-day schooling......
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Sarah's Pony Rides
8220 S Kean Ave, Willow Springs
Sarah's Pony Rides offers guided trail rides for beginners through advanced riders, and trail rides all year long. There is......
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Sunset Knoll Riding Academy
9S108 Granart Road, Big Rock
Sunset Knoll Riding Academy has been offering riding lessons for over a decade. Some of our original students have gone on to......
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