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Enrollment Begins June 2 For Lord Stirling's Summer Riding Lessons

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Summer riding lessons at Lord Stirling Stable will begin on Monday, June 18, 2018. Registration opens June 2. Credits: Lord Stirling Stable
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — The Somerset County Park Commission will be conducting registration for summer horseback riding classes and other seasonal programs at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J.  

Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate first-time beginners through more advanced levels with jumping experience.  All classes are one hour in length.  The 10-week summer session begins on Monday, June 18.

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, class registrations will be accepted in the Stable office until 3:30 p.m. 

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Current students may register for summer classes online at www.somersetcountyparks.org.  Online registrations will continue to be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 as space permits; students wishing to enroll after that date must come to the Stable office.  First time students, as well as those who prefer to pay by cash or check, are also required to register in person.

Junior riders (age 9 to 17) at the D-3 and higher level may enroll in Summer Workshops during spring registration.  Each workshop has a different theme. Special sessions are available for D-1 and D-2 riders. Most workshops are in session from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. See the web site for program details -www.somersetcountyparks.org.

Riders who have previous experience and can post the trot, but have not ridden at Lord Stirling Stable, must be evaluated prior to registration to be placed in the appropriate level.  Call the stable office to schedule a convenient testing appointment.

The 10-week program rate for Somerset County residents is $375.  For out of county residents the rate is $525. Junior Workshops are $300 for county residents and $450 for out of county. Payment is due at registration and is payable by cash, check, MasterCard, American Express, Visa or Discover. 

Students who reside outside of Somerset County may purchase an annual Non-County I.D. Card for $170. This card entitles each individual cardholder to a discounted rate on riding lessons.  Savings multiply with each class registration. 

For additional information please call the stable office, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 908- 722-1200, ext. 5010 or NJ Relay at 711 for individuals with hearing impairment. 

Information on this and other events of the Somerset County Park Commission can be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org

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