November News at NCH

Happy Halloween!!! 

The colder weather isn't going to be slowing down all the activities at North Country Horses!!  We have a very busy November and December lined up!


**ALL financial business - bills, payments, invoices and questions will now be handled by Liz.  Monthly billing will be invoiced through SQUARE.  Payments for board and leases, that are to be paid on the 1st of every month, can be paid by cash or checks also.  Lesson packages, are to be prepaid, to receive the discount, otherwise, $32 per lesson will be billed via Square Invoice. 

The email address that invoices will come from or you can contact Liz at,  And her number to text or call is 518-269-6193.

**Please remember ALL lessons must be scheduled and cancelled with Allie, via text or email.  We have a 24 hour cancellation policy to avoid being charged for the missed lesson.  

**Please confirm that you will be continuing to ride during the winter months, at your current lesson time, or if you are interested in a different day/time.  We will condense the schedule as needed for the convenience of the trainers.  We offer all day lessons during school break/vacation days throughout the winter months too!


*Please check your calendars for holiday conflicts.  Thursday lessons, let me know if you want to reschedule from Thanksgiving to another day that week.


**NCH logo clothing orders will be taken until November 10, for guaranteed Christmas delivery.  Order forms are available in the office (red folder on the wall), or email Allie for an order form.  Payments MUST accompany order.  You can pay by check, made out to cash or Allie McGraw, cash in a labeled envelope, OR by credit card.  If paying by credit card, call Allie or fill out a credit card form, available in the office, and it must accompany the order form.



Tuesday, November 11, 10:00-3:00pm.  All riders, 7 years on up, boys and girls, are invited to participate in a day full of games, on and off horses, grooming contest and learning how to rope!  Bring a lunch, cider and cookies will be provided for a snack.  $40 per child.  Limit 20, email Allie for registration. 

**Holiday Lesson Special**

25 lessons $650* ($150 discount) lessons good for 6 months

50 lessons $1300*  ($300 discount)  lessons good for 1 year

*this price is for payments made by cash or check.  IF paying by credit card, there will be a 3% service charge.

**Lesson packages make a great gift!  Gift certificates available too!!

1 Lesson is $32 (30 min. or semi-private or group)

5 prepaid lessons $135 (30 min, semi-private or group)


24 hour cancellation policy

Riders must arrive 15 minutes prior to lesson time for grooming and tacking

Riders are expected to help keep the barn clean, by cleaning their wash stalls after use 

Family members and siblings should not be in the wash stall/aisle way area for safety


*ALL lesson students should be receiving an outline of their ribbon program classification from their trainer!  This will help riders and parents, in understanding their riding and horsemanship level.  NCH wants all of our riders to have all the knowledge and information to not only to be great riders, but properly care for horses!



October 31 - No lessons - HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 

November 2 - NCH IEA TEAM, first horse show!!  GOOD LUCK!

November 7 - Jumper Jackpot  RSVP by 11/5

(All are invited to Allie's for a shopping party! 31 gifts, pampered chef, Jamberry Nails, Origami Owl, and Tupperware)

November 9 - IEA Horse Show

November 10 - NO School for Saratoga Spring's students-daytime lessons available

*NCH logo orders due

November 11 - Fall Fun Day - regular scheduled lessons 

November 21 - Game Night, all abilities welcome!  RSVP by 11/19

November 26 - No School - lesson times available

November 27 - Happy Thanksgiving!  NO LESSONS

November 28 - No School, lesson times available

December 5 Jumper Jackpot

December 7 - IEA Team Horse Show

December 14 - NCH Holiday Party!!  All are welcome, at Harvey's in Saratoga Springs, details coming soon

December 19 - Game Night, all abilities welcome

December 20 - Deck the Stalls and Christmas Carrot Trail!  Everyone welcome!!