WHY VIRC

'VIRC has a welcoming, warm and friendly atmosphere; the staff is super helpful and accommodating.  Hannah and Jessica go out of their way to make you feel at home at the farm!' - L.R., Student

'The girls LOVED their pony camp; Jessica was super sweet to every one of them, and took extra time to make sure that they were all comfortable and safe through the whole riding section.' - A.G., Mom

'My teenage daughter was nervous starting a new sport, but Hannah helped put her right at ease.  My daughter is growing in confidence with each lesson; we couldn't be more thrilled to have found this outlet for her!' - T.B., Mom

VIRC staff is committed to ensuring the best possible experience to every customer; whether you're a first time rider, a parent of a horse-crazy child, or you're wanting to get back in the saddle from your pony riding days, we have a program for you!

'The horses' are happy at their jobs, the equipment is well take care of, and you can tell the love and attention that goes into every detail of the lesson experience from beginning to end' - F.O., Student

'The Horse 101 session was the perfect weekend activity for my partner and I.  Lots of fun, learnt a lot, we'd love to come back!' - L.W., Student

'Really relaxing, very calm place to be with horses.  Hannah and Jess are a wealth of information, but teach in an approachable and easy going way.' - M.R., Student

'You can tell VIRC takes safety seriously, while having fun.  That's a hard balance to find, but Jess and Hannah have it dialed in!' - D.S., Mom

We are also dedicated to our own advancement.  On average, our staff spends 20 hrs per year in CE.  We take classes in fall prevention and safety, equitation, equine science, teaching theory, and advanced riding techniques.  We learn from the best, so that we can become better teachers to you, our students!