Lessons for Littles

This farm experience is geared to beginner riders ranging from 2 to 12 years old.  A fun and exciting equitation immersion including grooming, horse care, riding, games on horseback and more.  We are open seven days a week and are flexible to fit your schedule… day and night time included, in our spacious indoor arena.    Lesson prices are below.


Barn Manager, Lead Instructor:
Angela Pandolfi

Angela is the Barn Manager at the Atkinson Riding Academy and the Lead Instructor in the Lessons for Littles program.

Angela has a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Business Management/Riding and an Associate's Degree in Equine Science from Johnson & Wales University. Angela is a MA Certified Horseback Riding instructor and is a certified PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horseback riding) Instructor.

She has over twelve years of riding experience in both dressage and hunt seat riding. She has trained under the instruction of Crystal Le Blanc, Crystal Taylor, Cindy Sharp and Dirk Fogg to name a few. She was named Champion High Point Rider  for the Intro Level Division under New Hampshire Dressage & Eventing Association(NHDEA) in 2012. 

Angela has several years working and teaching within the equine field. Her past work experiences include Teacher's Assistant at JWU Equine Center, Animal Care & Adoption Counselor at MSPCA at Nevins Farm, Inventory Specialist at Dover Saddlery and riding instuctor at Hybid Farm.

She is currently riding and showing her Appaloosa mare "Glitter".
 Assistant Trainer
Elena Pavlyukova

Elena Pavlyukova is the Assistant Trainer at the Atkinson Riding Academy. She is an instructor in the Academy’s lesson program and specializes in jumping training.

She has her Master’s Degree in Eco Management from the University of Russia. She has management experience as well as several years of experience working with horses and young children.  She has been training young riders for over four years.

Elena has over fifteen years of riding experience. She has trained under Tom Freidrich and Crystal LeBlanc as well as several trainers in Russia. She has competed in both dressage and jumping, including the NH hunter/jumpers up to 4 feet.

She is currently riding and training the OTTB mare “Audrey” who she hopes to show this summer. 

 Lessons are $25.00 each or buy a block of four for $90.00.