English riding from Beginner to Advanced, including dressage and jumping



Western riding, including Cowboy Dressage

Natural Horsemanship


Natural Horsemanship both on the ground and in the saddle

What do we do?


The best place to learn to ride in Payson!

Our Instructors are highly experienced riders and teachers, who are able to bring out the best in their students and assist them in reaching their full potential. Our horseback riding lessons include English and Western riding lessons, and natural horsemanship training.  All teaching is tailored to the goals of the riders, whether that be to simply be able to go out and safely enjoy one of the beautiful trails around Payson, or to compete at the very highest dressage levels. On top of everything else - we have fun!

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Kids' Horse Club

Kids' Horse Club operates every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 9.30am - Noon. Only $8 per child per week!

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Natural Horsemanship

Natural Horsemanship training for both horse and rider. Includes both on the ground and in the saddle.

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Cowboy Dressage

Cowboy Dressage training, clinics and test practice                                                                     

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Fabulous boarding facility available year round for both short and long term.                 

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Special Events

Throughout the year, we hold special events such as Kids' Camps, Horse Shows, clinics, and competitive trail riding.

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Kids' Camps

Week-long day camps are available for children 6 years and up during Spring, Summer and Fall breaks.

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Birthday parties

Looking for somewhere different to hold your child's birthday party? Two hour parties available including horse rides, games - and lots of fun!

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...and more!

Gymkhana games on horseback, Christmas and Easter parties, lesson series, horses for sale, assistance with purchasing, competition training, horse training.......


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From Hwy 260: go south on Moonlight, stay on blacktop road, winding through residential area, cross cattle guard, take next turn left on Sprague Drive, cross creek, bear right and go to end of road, Patterson Training is on right.

Note: DO NOT USE GPS! It will take you off Moonlight onto a dirt road!

Payson Riding Lessons at Patterson Training

272 S Sprague Dr, Payson, Arizona 85541, United States

(303) 358-6118