"We teach understanding between horse and rider, for a lifetime of enjoyment." HCS

Driving Lessons

Beginner Lesson

Everyone starts here, 13 year old and up.

  • Catch and release, from pasture and stall.
  • Proper leading and horse discipline.
  • Ground manners of human and horse. (First rule at Hay Creek Stables is to have a safe experience.)
  • Grooming and Health
  • Learning your ground manners around a harnessed horse.
  • Introduction to equipment and harnessing. 
  • Intro to reining and driving language.

Intermediate Lessons

 Students will now develop a deeper understanding of the horse's behavior in harness.

  • Recognizing a horses body language, while driving.
  • "What are their ears telling me?" J.O.
  • Catch, groom, and harness, is done solo by student.
  • "Proper practice, makes proper driving." J.O.
  • Master the single horse hitch.

Advanced Lessons

Drill, Drill, Drill!

  • Trail driving.
  • Driving solo.
  • Intro to team driving.

Contact Us

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Hay Creek Stables

29491 Hay Creek Trail, Red Wing, MN 55066, US

1(651) 385-9395

Lesson Hours

 By Appointment
Monday - Friday Lessons

  • Mornings- 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 AM
  • Evenings- 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 PM


  • Mornings- 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 AM

Sunday- Closed