Total Equestrian Experience

For lessons, equine training, and THE Horse camp in the classical English style

Offering riding, horse care, and camp in a safe, fun, and supportive environment for children through senior citizens. Your horse or ours!


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Here at Total Equestrian Experience we are one big happy family! We play together with the horses as our main focus - but our life long friendships go way beyond our equine partners. Feel free to join our virtual community to stay in touch with our real community! Please join this website to access our payment page and to get email updates!

This is meant to be a fun way to get to know everyone and stay in touch while away from the ranch! Please be sure that everything placed here is in the spirit of friendship! Have Fun!

If you are interested in Riding Lessons, The Horse Camp, or Horse Training you have come to the right place! Please check out our "Lessons" tab or any of our “Horse camp” tabs for more info or to register!

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Hello to our TEE family!

This week's lessons are open to all riders including new riders! Please note that our gate will be closed during the morning hours until 3pm and all day Sundays and Mondays. Please keep the gate closed during these hours for everyone’s safety.

Finally I personally want you to know that I understand how hard it is to decide if the ranch is a safe place. Each person has to decide for themselves with their personal circumstances. I also completely understand if you need to wait to join us. I can promise you that Our staff and I will do our best to follow all precautions suggested by the CDC to run a safe facility. With your help, we will learn to live together in this new covid19 world.

We hope to see you at the ranch, when you feel ready to join us!

Gayle Paperno


Total Equestrian Experience

Ps We ARE running summer camp for both riders and non-riders! Sign ups are open now at Very minimal space is available!

Procedures for arriving at the ranch

    • The gate to the facility will be open during lesson hours only. If you arrive and find it closed, Please open the gate and shut it behind you. It will remain closed in Sundays and Mondays from now on.

  • Upon arrival all riders to head to the wellness area and wash their hands

  • ADULTS - 
    • Take your temperature and log
    • Review medical questions
    • Anyone over 100 or with two or more of the covid symptoms will NEED to go home.
  • YOUTH under 18
    • If instructor is not present, ring the bell by the office door and wait on the bench for someone to come
    • Wear your mask
    • An instructor will ask the rider wellness questions as well as take the temp
      • Anyone over 100 or with two or more of the covid symptoms will be sent home.
  • Go Ride!

All riders and persons on the ranch facility must agree to the following health safety terms until further notice:

  • Please stay away from our facility if you are not feeling well including 2 or more of the following symptoms but not limited to 
    • All cold like or allergy symptoms
    • Cough or sore throat
    • Stomach issues 
    • Fever
    • body Rash
  • Wear a mask correctly while at the ranch covering your mouth and nose. Masks must remain available to each person when riding but does not need to be worn when riding. Masks may not be N95 masks or have a vent.
  • Remain 6 feet apart from non-household members unless there is an emergency.
  • Wash hands when first arriving at the ranch and use hand sanitizer often while at the ranch
  • Arrive and leave promptly at scheduled times to help limit the numbers at the ranch
  • Use your own helmet 
  • Use gloves when riding
  • Bring Sanatizer and use on all tack and grooming supplies after use
  • For now we are discouraging spectators just because we need to limit the amount of people on our small property. OUR MAXIMUM ON OUR FACILITY WILL BE 10 PEOPLE AT 1 TIME. When possible, all non-riders please remain in your car. As an exception if a family unit wants to stay in the garden area and help weed, we can avoid counting you while in that area! Please one family at a time.
  • Please use only cross ties that have ties and hooks as we have removed some for distance safety.
  • One person in the wash rack at all times unless from the same household. 
  • Instructors will remain 6 feet away at all times with the exception of brief help or emergency procedures
  • For young children that need more help, instructors will also wear a face shield. 
  • Only one person in any tack room at any given time

Measures that TEE staff will be taking to keep us all safe:

  • Common ranch areas including stall gates, grooming equipment, bathroom, cross ties and wash racks will be sanitized daily
  • Ensuring that only 10 people are on the facility at one time
  • Ensuring that only 4 riders are in the arena at one time
  • All staff will take their temperature daily upon arrival and chart it and will go home if their temp is 100 or higher
  • All staff will stay home if sick and are being tested for Covid19 on a regular basis. 
  • All staff agree to limit the amount of people that are socializing with their family units and abide by the use of masks and using 6 foot social distancing guideline when interacting with others even outside the ranch.
  • All staff agree to wear masks and wash hands on a consistent basis.
  • All staff will remain 6 ft away from clients with the exception of brief tack adjustment help or emergency situations. If there is a need to remain closer for instruction purposes, the instructor will wear a face  shield as well.

Blog Posts

Camp and the Covid situation

Posted by Gayle Paperno on April 11, 2020 at 3:00am 0 Comments

THE Horse Camp has all its Covid-19 safety plans in order and IS planning on running this summer. We have received specific approval from the Health Department. We would not consider offering camp if we did not believe that THE Horse Camp will be a safe choice. Here is why:

*We have changed the dates of camp to give us a bit more time to get used to our new Covid reality. Camp will run from June 29-August 14th.

*We have limited the amount of campers making it an even smaller camp. No more then 10 campers per group. This also means more horse time each day.

*Campers and staff will be placed into small “pods” that will remain the same for the week. This will allow them to interact within their own pods with less restrictions and without wearing a mask all day (Per CDC guidelines). When campers interact with other campers and staff outside their pod, they will follow social distancing as well as wear masks. 

*Its easy to maintain safe distances when the main focus is about being with your horse!

*All  activities are conducted outside with plenty of space to spread out.

*No food is shared at our camp. Campers bring their own lunch, snacks, and water bottles.

*Campers will be able to choose a half day or a full day option.

*We provide tons of healthy, outdoor fun!

So hang in there, stay home and stay safe, and when it’s time to venture back into the community, we hope you will join our family for THE Horse…



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What are your riding goals?

Started by Gayle Paperno in Sample Title. Last reply by Jacqueline Jan 14, 2009. 1 Reply

Every rider needs a goal! Share with your instructors what your goal is and why you are riding - do you want to own a horse one day? Perhaps you want to show? Or perhaps you just want to be the best horse person you can be! Just riding to have fun…Continue


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