T&B Arena

A Merdith Manor staff member performs a sliding stop.

T&B Arena is used primarily for western classes. It has both an enclosed, heated viewing booth and open air bleacher seating. T&B Arena’s close proximity to T&B Barns makes it an ideal turn out location for horses housed in T&B Barns before or after scheduled classes.

Western students learn to utilize a riding and training system geared towards performance industries like cutting and reining. The development of a balanced, effective seat in the rider is emphasized. The student develops the ability to ride individual western shapes, ride and analyze patterns, and introduce western games to inexperienced horses.

T&B Arena and Barns

The equipment you need to use while riding is often kept in a tack room during off times. Our next stop will be the tack room used by the western students.

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The progress we have seen in Erin's riding and other horse skills has been tremendous. She came to Meredith Manor without a significant amount of riding experience. Today she is a proficient rider, and the confidence she has developed in the care and training of horses is very satisfying for both of us.
Parents of Erin McElmury: 1996 Riding Master Graduate