28410 N. 44th Street
Cave Creek, Arizona 85331

Michelle McVey, owner/trainer(480) 239-4896

Schedule a Riding Lesson

Why choose Desert Palms for horseback riding lessons? One of the main reasons is because we offer a safe environment for kids to grow as young equestrians and become a part of our Desert Palms Family.  Our lessons are for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced riders. Each lesson is a private, one-on-one lesson given by one of our highly experienced instructors. We have trained horses for all skill levels, giving room for riders to advance and reach their goals. Whether the goal is for your child to simply broaden their love for horses and learn to ride, or to become an expert show rider, Desert Palms can take them there.

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Riding Lessons

Horseback riding isn’t just for kids! Adults can have fun too! At Desert Palms our adult lessons are highly individualized. Before your first lesson we will talk about what you would like to accomplish and pair you with an appropriate horse. Whether it be for a form of exercise and a way to strengthen core muscles or to share a hobby with your child, riding can help you feel a great sense of accomplishment. There is nothing like the bond between a horse and a rider. Call (480) 239-4896 today to schedule your first lesson!

28410 N. 44th St. - Cave Creek, AZ 85331 - (480) 239-4896 -


The smiles on the faces of young riders are all you have to see to understand the love kids have for horses. By teaching hard work, discipline and mental focus, our Youth Lesson program helps young people learn new skills and develop a plan to attain their goals. Most importantly, learning to ride and show horses is a fun and rewarding endeavor! Call (480) 239-4896 today to schedule your child's first lesson!

Academy Program

The Desert Palms Academy program is a great way to be introduced to riding and showing horses. Showing is an ideal way to build confidence and improve riding skills. Most shows offer Academy classes where riders who are just learning show skills can compete with each other, eliminating the pressure of showing against more experienced riders. Our lesson horses are also very experienced in showing, so every rider can feel comfortable with his or her horse.

One Lesson - $50

Package of 5 lessons - $240

Package of 10 lessons - $450

Lesson Pricing


Schedule a Riding Lesson