GUIDED INSTRUCTIONAL RIDES - 16 years and older
 Take advantage of some of the most scenic horseback riding New York has to offer. Minimum of 2 people required. A scenic pleasurable ride through our beautiful wooded horseback trails and along our beach with a guide for approximately 40 minutes. Our guided instructional rides are available 7 days a week. Click here for pricing. Weekend and holiday tours  start from 10am – 4pm randomly. Weekday tours leave at 12pm, 2pm, and 4:30pm. Safety helmets are required and offered for children under the age of 18. Proper attire is required (Example: ALLOWED: Jeans, Leggings, or any other long pants, close toe shoes such as sneakers and boots.  NOT ALLOWED: Flip Flops, Sandals, Shorts)  Bring bug repellant during the summer season. This is a walking trail only. Click here for pricing.

 PRIVATE GUIDED INSTRUCTIONAL RIDES *(Highly recommended ride)*  6 years and older
**RESERVATION REQUIRED - 24 HOUR CANCELLATION NOTICE ON ALL APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED**
Take a private ride with one of our professional riding instructors for 50 minutes which is available by appointment only. There is a
minimum of 2 people required. This is designed to cater to families or groups who would like more personal attention or advanced riding. Packages are available for discounts and the minimum age is 6 years old. Evening rides are available Tuesday and Thursday until 4:30pm. Proper attire is required (Example: ALLOWED: Jeans, Leggings, or any other long pants, close toe shoes such as sneakers and boots. NOT ALLOWED: Flip Flops, Sandals, Shorts) Bring bug repellant during the summer season. Click here for pricing.

Pony Rides - 7 years and younger
Take your child out for walk on one of our ponies for the great price of $17.00 for 15 minutes. The child must be 7 years of age or younger and you can also opt to have someone walk your child for an $10.00. Proper attire is required and helmets are required. (Example: ALLOWED: Jeans, Leggings, or any other long pants, close toe shoes such as sneakers and boots. NOT ALLOWED: Flip Flops, Sandals, Shorts) Bring bug repellent during the summer season.  Click here for pricing.

Club Rides 
Club riding is something we offer to experienced clients of Jamaica Bay Riding Academy. These rides are for clients that can take a horse out on the beach or into the Riding Ring, unaccompanied by an instructor or guide. No appointment is necessary. Proper attire is required (Example: ALLOWED: Jeans, Leggings, or any other long pants, close toe shoes such as sneakers and boots. NOT ALLOWED: Flip Flops, Sandals, Shorts) Bring bug repellent during the summer season. Click here for pricing.

Lessons 
If you’re interested in horseback riding in NY, Jamaica Bay Riding Academy offers professional instructors for every level and discipline. We offer expert horseback riding lessons for children and adults of all levels. For beginners, we have a nice selection of safe school horses and ponies. Our advanced riders compete at horse shows throughout the year. Whether your aspiration is to compete on the "A" circuit or the local schooling shows, our trainers will consult with you and evaluate your riding to determine the best program to bring out the full potential of your riding experience.  Proper attire is required (Example: ALLOWED: Jeans, Leggings, or any other long pants, close toe shoes such as sneakers and boots. NOT ALLOWED: Flip Flops, Sandals, Shorts) Bring bug repellent during the summer season. Click here for package applications. 

Summer Camp 
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Birthday Parties – 12 years old and under: (Click here for pricing)
Minimum of 12 children. 
Pony rides are approximately 45 minutes (4 ponies to 12 children ratio)
Total party time is 1 ½ hours. 
Hamburgers, hot dogs, or pizza with French fries and soda. 
No noise making toys please! 
Food and beverages are available for all guests (NO OUTSIDE FOOD PLEASE)

Birthday Parties – 13 -16 years old: (Click here for pricing)
Minimum of 12 children 
30 minute guided instructional ride through the preserve. 
Total party time is 1 ½ hours. 
Hamburgers, hot dogs, or pizza with French fries and soda. 
No noise making toys please! 
Food and beverages are available for all guests (NO OUTSIDE FOOD PLEASE)

Certified Therapeutic Riding Center/PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Center*
This program is developed for individuals with special needs.  With the help of skilled horses, a team of certified instructors and volunteers, students are taught the foundations of equine behavior.  Riders can experience increased balance, muscle control and strength while working in a positive atmosphere.  Please contact for www.s4tr.org further information or call (718) 490-2413, ask for Maryellen Burnes – Program Director.

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