Reita Braich at Shady Farm / Riding Instructor in Bearsville, New York

One on one, personalized instruction for the total beginner to experienced student, focused on developing a completely balanced, secure seat and independent hands - the proper foundation for all disciplines of riding - and a harmonious partnership between the horse and rider. Using time tested methods developed by the masters of the equestrian arts on a calm and serene private farm set in the foothills of the beautiful Catskill mountains, Shady Farm welcomes riders from young children to adults.

Let us introduce you to the wonderful world of horseback riding, offering step by step guidance through the psychology and physiology behind the poetry of riding a horse.

Set on 87 acres of meadows and beautiful mountainside, only 4 miles from the village green in Woodstock, close to enchanting bed & breakfasts and world class restaurants, theatre, film, dance, art and music. Come on up to the Hudson Valley and enjoy an equestrian getaway!


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