April News

Has Spring finally arrived, now that its April?? We sure hope so...

Thank you to everyone, kids and parents, who came to help get all the horses ready for Spring at Spa Day!!! All you help was greatly appreciated!

We have LOTS of things happening in April at NCH:

Thursday, April 3 * NCH shopping night at Cheshire Horse, on Geyser Road in Saratoga Springs, 5-7pm.

-they will be offering discounts throughout the store for our private shopping night. Amanda will be there to answer any questions you may have.

-PLEASE have ALL horse show request and entry forms to Amanda by Thursday night. It is a HUGE job for her, figuring out horse/rider match ups for the show.

-NO lessons

April 6 will be the LAST of Sunday lessons. Horse shows, holidays and a day of rest for everyone!! If you currently have a regular Sunday lesson, please contact Allie to set up a new day/time for your weekly lesson. Email lessons.nch@gmail.com or text/call 858-5472.

*****We will be having a celebration for Julia and her soon-to-be baby on Saturday, April 12. WE will have dessert and refreshments throughout the day. Julia and Tyler are expecting a baby girl on May 25th!!!

April 13 is our first of three NCH home shows!! Please come and watch if you aren't participating!! We have classes for all ages and abilities. Including a costume class and games!! Any questions about filling out your entry form (due this Thursday), message Amanda or come to Cheshire on Thursday night.

April 16-17 is a Spring Break mini camp open to boys and girls over 6 years of age. Join us Wednesday and Thursday from 9-4 for horse camp. Get a preview or refresher into our great summer camp program. Just $120 for both days! Registration forms available in the office or via email.

April 19 * Rope and Run Fun * 2-5pm * All abilities, 6 years and up * $25 * Pizza included

-registration forms in the office or via email


ALL horse show season sign up sheets are finalized and available. Please check them out, some dates and locations have been changed.

Cow Club is April 4 at 6:30

Adult Ride is April 8 at 6:30

Game Night is April 18 at 6:30


24 cancellation policy

lesson packages must be used within 8 weeks

arrive 15-20 minutes prior to lesson time

late arrivals may result in shortened riding lesson

lease days may only be rescheduled with 2 weeks written notice and permission. Lease horses are used for lessons on non-lease days

new prices went into effect February 1, 2014

summer camp registration, we are offering 8 weeks of camp this year

All lessons must be scheduled and canceled with Allie at 858-5472 or lessons.nch@gmail.com

bills are posted on the board, please remember to check daily to avoid late fees

all payments are to be deposited in the locked mailbox in the office

late fees will be applied if board and lease payments are not paid on the 1st of each month

*team jackets can be ordered when the $50 pre-payment has been received

*half leases are available for spring/summer for $220 per month, plus your weekly riding lessons

***It is VERY important that EVERYONE takes the time to clean up after themselves and their horses. Please clean the wash stalls after you are done. It is up to all of us to keep the barn and tack room cleaned up.

**Spread the word, Nipper Knolls Therapeutic Riding Program is working out of the lower barn. It is an incredible program for the children in the program and some of our riders to volunteer their time! And a few of our horses too, Jeff, Carmen and Scooby are all helping out!!!

Happy Riding!!!