Boarder Barn is Opening Soon

We are currently taking deposits for our 12 stall boarder barn. The new barn offers several new amenities, including: spacious matted stalls with windows personal tack lockers rider’s lounge with powder room and kitchenette a hot/cold wash stall See more information on boarding.  

Beginner Camp

Our Beginner Camp is scheduled for July 20th to 24th. Check out our camp page to see more information and to register.

SWS Christmas Gifts

The following items are available on a first come, first served basis! All items are $10 each, except the sunshirts which are $50. Let me know if you are interested in anything.

What Level Rider Am I?

Riding is a lifelong endeavor. It is impossible to ever know everything, and so we are all eternally learning. As research and best practices change, so does our horsemanship. As we become stronger and more confident, the riding skills that we practice change as well. I have some levels that I keep in mind when […]

Driveway Reminder

Please limit your speed to 15 mph on the driveway and 5 mph as you turn to come in front of the indoor arena. We take horses on trail rides in which we frequently cross the driveway. Children and horses come and go from the entrance to the indoor arena.

Cancellation Policies

Please understand that we enforce a strict 24 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, you are still responsible for that lesson fee. In the event of an illness, we will try our best to fit you into a lesson later on in the week. SWS Cancellations: I will cancel […]

Let there be light!

A big THANK YOU  to Mike and Steve Griffiths who worked all weekend to light our arena. They installed 12 LED fixtures with 8 lamps each. It is brighter than daylight in there now no matter how dark it is outside! Boarders and Leasers: Please remember to turn off lights when you leave the arena.

So where have we been?

After a long hiatus of updating our posts, lets list all of the things we have been doing instead of writing: Built the driveway. Put down topsoil, seed, and hay to grow grass. Put up the small barn. Added a lean-to to the small barn. Put up the indoor arena. Put down more topsoil, seed, […]

Our Newest Rider

My very scheduled world was turned a little upside down as we welcomed our newest rider much earlier than expected.  Carter decided to join us on February 9th – 7 weeks early. After spending 6 days in the NICU at West Penn and another 9 days on the pediatric floor, our strong little man got […]

PA World Horse Expo

We will be attending the PA World Horse Expo in Harrisburg on February 28th through March 2nd. This will be our third year attending. We have always enjoyed ourselves and look forward to what the vendors and clinicians have to offer!