Whether your goal is horse showing or being able to control a horse out on the trails, we can help you reach it. Lessons at Zephyr's Way Stable are either taught privately or in groups of two to five. This allows for more individual attention, and for a better learning experience than the large group lessons. A signed liability release is required.
Caitlin grew up riding in the Richmond area, and was very active in 4H. She began her education at Virginia Intermont College studying Equine Management and Business. She finished with a BS in Animal Science at Virginia Tech in 2009. She received her instructor's certification in 2008 from ARIA, specializing in Hunter/Jumper and Stable Management. She received her nursing degree from John Tyler in 2021. She enjoys teaching her students how to become successful with their horses, and rehabs and retrains rescue horses in her spare time.
Ceara began riding at age 2. She participated in both 4H and Pony Club. Ceara has always loved caring for and riding horses and her interest in teaching developed when she began introducing her nieces and nephews to her ponies at home. She is comfortable teaching children through adults at the beginner and advanced beginner level.
As a student, Ceara believes there is always room for improvement and that the relationship with her mount is paramount to good riding. She has had instruction in hunter/jumper and dressage and continues to receive instruction.
As an instructor, Ceara facilitates the horse-rider relationship through good horsemanship and effective riding. She is aware that riders have different goals in their riding and she will help each rider develop at their pace with just enough “push” to encourage improvement!
Compton specializes in beginner to intermediate hunter/jumper lessons.
Lilly has been riding since the age of 6. She has participated in a circuit level shows since 2019 and competed at Tryon international equestrian center winning the 1.10 Zone 3 team championship against the whole east coast. Lilly works well with kids and adults from beginners to advanced riders. Lilly has a love and passion for horses and loves working with them and there riders to meet their goals. She has been training with a professional since 2018 and still works with her today. She loves the kids and spending time with them and helping them get better with their riding.
Jennifer Faeth (aka Miss Jen) first sat on one of her grandmother's horses at age 2. Decades later, she began riding at Zephyr's Way and eventually got her horse Arie. She works with beginning riders as they develop new skills in riding and horsemanship. She is a teacher and administrator at Amelia Academy.
Mya has been riding since she was 5 years old. She grew up riding hunter/ jumper and in more recent years has done dressage and eventing. She has taught lessons and summer camps as well as managed a large boarding barn. Mya works well with children and adults, from beginners to more advanced riders. She enjoys helping people build bonds with their horses from the ground up.
One Hour Private (Recommended for Beginners): $65
Group Lesson (Two-Five People): $45 per person
Lesson Package (Ten Private Lessons): $585
Lesson Package (Ten Group Lessons): $405
Horse Camp: $400
Local Horse Show $140