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  1. #1
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    Sep. 6, 2000
    Decatur, GA

    Default Riding lessons in Starkville, MS. Anyone know anywhere?

    My sister lives there and works at the University. Her daughter wants to take lessons but they can't find anything. They have looked around at feed stores but I think they don't know what to ask since they are not getting a good response. Any discipline would be fine. Her daughter is 9. TIA

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 13, 2007


    Growing up I used to show at Rock Hill Stables in Columbus, MS which isn't too far from Starkville. Here's their info from google.

    5975 Old w Point Road
    Columbus, MS 39701-9546
    (662) 327-7820

    That was 20 years ago, so I don't know if they teach anymore.

    I think the owner's name was Jan.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul. 31, 1999


    Maybe try calling the receptionists at the vet school? They might have a better idea of who is in the area.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep. 6, 2000
    Decatur, GA


    Thanks y'all. I will pass on the barn name in Columbus and I will call the vet school. Thanks.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May. 28, 2006
    Central Mississippi


    Hi! My daughter is a junior at MSU. Several of my former students also go there; two are currently in the equestrian studies program.

    J3 Ranch used to offer very good eventing lessons in Starkville, but since they retired some years ago I haven't heard of any new good ones popping up. A couple of my students have ridden for the MSU team but came to me for top ups when possible, though I'm 2 1/2 hours away.

    However, contacting the vet school is a good idea. They have a very good equestrian studies program, and it could be that some of the students in it would be able and willing to start a youngster. Please feel free to contact me privately if you wish.

    Last edited by MySparrow; Jan. 30, 2010 at 12:28 AM.

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