Horseback Riding Lessons in Dexter, MI.

Confident, Fun-Loving,

Passionate, Strong.

These are the types of students we strive to build, no matter their age or skill level.


Horseback Riding Lessons

Every student deserves to have incredible experiences with horses. Our riding lessons are specially designed to help you achieve your goals, no matter your age or skill level. Our farm is a community of friendly, supportive equestrians who love horses.

Why Do So Many Parents, Kids, and Adults Love Happy Hooves Riding Academy?

Lessons are offered year-round with a low, 2:1 maximum student-to-teacher-ratio to ensure that our students receive the best supervision and guidance. Our attentive instructors are passionate about showing students just how fun and rewarding working with horses can be.

Our programs are structured to help motivate our students to rise through our levels, and our coaches and farm family is here to celebrate every achievement along the way.

For the most up-to-date info on horseback riding lessons, call (734) 546-6039 or email us at

To enroll, or get the latest info on lesson availability, email or call (734) 546-6039

Our Philosophy

We are passionate about people learn about horses and reach their goals, regardless of their background and experience level. We offer a variety of programs and activities, all with strong emphasis on developing good horsemanship and sportsmanship skills. 

We strive to create well-rounded students whose knowledge of horses extends beyond the saddle, and includes an understanding and respect for horse psychology and good horse health. 

Every student begins with the fundamentals, and progresses at their own pace.  


"Wonderful place to learn to ride. The coaching, staff and facilities are all excellent and the horses are patient and well trained. I would recommend Happy Hooves for beginners through advanced riders".

"Kara is an AMAZING riding teacher!"
"She makes each lesson SO MUCH FUN. She clearly understands her students, and chooses just the right way to explain things to each individual."

-Toni, adult student since 2017

"We have been extremely pleased with  Happy Hooves. Crystal is very knowledgeable, experienced, and just a kind and respectful person. She is also safety-conscious and attentive, which makes Happy Hooves the best choice for new &/or young riders."

New Student
Starter Package



  • 6, 45-minute private lessons over the course of 4 weeks
  • Focus on the fundamentals of riding to get you up-to-speed quickly
  • Offer exclusive to new students!
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