Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

Located 10 minutes west of Kennedy Airport, and 10 minutes east of the Verrazano Bridge, Jamaica Bay Riding Academy’s equestrian facility has served the east coast since 1972. Jamaica Bay offers horseback riding lessons, therapeutic riding, and more. Amenities include an outdoor arena, heated and air conditioned lounge, food court, intermediate cross country course, 500 acres of beaches and trails, and more. Activities include hand-held pony rides, nature walks, horse care introduction and trail rides on the preserve. Jamaica Bay Riding Academy also specializes in therapeutic riding/special needs groups too! Ample parking is available. No outside food allowed.

contact info

Hrs: Open 7 days.

School

Special for Ages 5 & Up - School Field Trips
Jamaica Bay Riding Academy provides a unique experience for students of all ages. Located on 500 acres of beautiful beachfront, students will enjoy the morning within a relaxed, natural environment along with horses and riding. Arrangements for an afternoon lunch could follow up the day in our restaurant overlooking our indoor riding arena.

supports classroom learning in:
Physical Education.

topics covered:
Horse care, tips on horseback riding, history of horses.

contact info
Phone: 718-531-8949

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, LD, ASD.

Horseback Riding Lesson Plan

Throughout history horses have been useful for a variety of reasons. Mankind has used them for transportation, work, recreation, sport, and therapy. Despite the introduction of other modes of transportation and work vehicles like trains, cars, and tractors, horses are still currently being used around the world as primary means of transportation and aid in farming. Find out why horses are such strong, reliable, beautiful creatures.

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Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

Located 10 minutes west of Kennedy Airport, and 10 minutes east of the Verrazano Bridge, Jamaica Bay Riding Academy’s equestrian facility has served the east coast since 1972. Jamaica Bay offers horseback riding lessons, therapeutic riding, and more. Amenities include an outdoor arena, heated and air conditioned lounge, food court, intermediate cross country course, 500 acres of beaches and trails, and more. Activities include hand-held pony rides, nature walks, horse care introduction and trail rides on the preserve. Jamaica Bay Riding Academy also specializes in therapeutic riding/special needs groups too! Ample parking is available. No outside food allowed.

contact info

Hrs: Open 7 days.

Scout

Boy Scouts can now earn their Horsemanship Merit Badge at Jamaica Bay Riding Academy! Lessons aim to teach scouts instincts and behaviors of horses, humane and effective methods for training horses, and more.

supports scout badges in:
Physical Education.

topics covered:
Horse care, tips on horseback riding, history of horses.

contact info
Phone: 718-531-8949

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes-2 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD, LD, ASD.

Horseback Riding Lesson Plan

Throughout history horses have been useful for a variety of reasons. Mankind has used them for transportation, work, recreation, sport, and therapy. Despite the introduction of other modes of transportation and work vehicles like trains, cars, and tractors, horses are still currently being used around the world as primary means of transportation and aid in farming. Find out why horses are such strong, reliable, beautiful creatures.

View Lesson Plan>>

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