Barn Rules:

  • Please arrive on time to your scheduled session.  
  • Proper attire must be worn to ride.​

-Closed toed shoes (boots or sneakers) No sandals, flip flops or open toed shoes allowed on barn premises.  This includes the      spectators!!!

-Wear long pants.  This can be jeans or material pants that cover the entire leg.  

-All riders must wear a helmet.  You may bring your own approved helmet, however we do have helmets available to borrow.


  • In case of inclement weather, we will notify you if your session will be cancelled.  Assume your session is on, if you do not receive a call from your instructor.
  • ​Please inform us of any health, behavioral, address or phone changes of the child.
  • Do not feed or touch the horses without direct supervision from your instructor.  Some of the horses bite!!
  • We ask that there be a supervising adult on site during the lesson in case of emergencies.
  • ​We ask that parents and family wait in the observation room in order to provide a distraction free environment for our horses and riders.



Cancellation Policy:

  • Mane Stride requires 24 hour notice for all cancellations.  You must contact your instructor directly.
  • You will be charged the full price of the session if you do not provide a 24 hour notice except in extreme circumstances and at the discretion of your instructor.
  • ​Your session will be cancelled if you do not arrive within 15 minutes of your scheduled lesson and you will be charged for your lesson, provided no phone call or attempt to contact your instructor was made.
  • We do not offer refunds if you prepay for lessons.  We will, however,  provide a make-up session.


Payment Policy:

  • Payment is due immediately upon services rendered to your instructor.  Mane Stride currently accepts cash and check for payment.   If you are using County Family Support Vouchers, they must be signed and surrenderedat initial session.  Mane Stride will provide receipts for payment with request.

We have placed our forms online and they can be downloaded.  Please choose the correct program you are interested in and mail to Mane Stride  P.O. Box 632 Amherst, OH 44001.  We will contact you once we have the completed forms.  If you have any questions regarding the forms please send inquiries to info@manestride.org. 

Scholarship Forms

​Therapeutic Riding Forms

Hippotherapy Forms