Beginner Level II

The level II program is designed for entry level riders who have completed our Level I programs or with equivalent horsemanship skills. Riders will continue to practice riding through private lessons at the Full Moon Farm and learning horsemanship skills with online knowledge courses. 

Prerequisite: rider must have completed EASA Level I program or be able to walk, trot, turn, tack and groom a horse with minimum assistance, have basic horsemanship knowledge and skills.

Horsemanship lessons:

  • Riders will meet together online for the horsemanship/knowledge lessons, 50 minutes each.  Online schedule will be available once we have a minimum 4 riders.
  • We do not offer make up lessons for online lessons.

Riding Lessons: 

Potomac Horse Center: 14211 Quince Orchard Rd, North Potomac, MD 20878 (For Montgomery County riders) 

  • Program dates/time: Sundays November 6, 13, 20 and December 4 from 9am to 10am
  • Four group lessons, minimum 4 students, riders will have approximately 50 minutes riding time. 
  • If you have to miss a lesson please inform the facility (301) 208-0200 24 hours in advance, you will be given a 30 minutes private lesson for the same value.  Please keep in mind the barn is very busy but they will try to work with your schedule, please be patient. 
  • Registration deadline: 9/28/2021 @9pm

Full Moon Farm: Full Moon Farm, 4326 Louisville Rd, Finksburg, MD 21048 (For Howard County riders)

  • Full Moon Farm only offers private lessons, you will need to register then call the facility in order to schedule your lessons.  See below for instructions. 

Total program cost per student: $350*

* Price based minimum 4 or more in a class. 

How to book your private lesson:

Once you have registered please call Full Moon Farm at 410-795-8371 and leave a message with following to schedule your private lessons.  Please note due to increased popularity of horse-back riding, the farm schedule are very competitive, the staff will try their best to find something that fit your schedule. 

  • Mention that you are an EASA rider
  • Rider’s full name, age, weights, and heights
  • Your phone number/contact info
  • Rider’s availability (including the earliest time they can arrive on the farm on a school day).

Other important notes:

  • The horse facility has sanitized helmet available for the evaluation session, but we strongly recommend you bring your own helmet for the regular riding lessons due to COVID concerns.  For questions/assistance about how to purchase a proper helmet please contact us.
  • Wear long pants and boots with a heel so your feet don’t accidentally get caught in your stirrups during a fall.
  • We encourage parents to participate in our horsemanship lessons as they offer important insights to help you prepare and guide your child, no additional cost for parents if your child is enrolled in our program. 

Beginner Level II Sign-up Form (6 Lessons)

Full payment*: $350