Coach Karen Topping offers personalized mentorship that enables students to build independence and problem-solving skills. Each student learns at their own pace in a positive and relaxed environment.
Sonrisa Equestrian Team
Membership in the Sonrisa Equestrian Team is $300 per month from September through May and $400 from June through August, and includes 4 hour-long lessons a month, drop off barn days, and other perks and opportunities.
Year-round students are locked into the lower rate! Please call (408) 644-5867 to learn more.
Sonrisa Stables Camps
You can also join Sonrisa Stables for camps during the spring, summer, and holiday school breaks. Choose which days you would like to join each week, from 1 day to all 5. Check our Facebook page or call for dates and rates.
- Herd behavior and how to retrieve their horse from pasture.
- How to groom and tack up their horse.
- When on horseback, riders learn posture, balance and communication, as well as etiquette for riding in a group. Students can ride Western, English or bareback.
- Students also learn horse care, including giving baths and medicine and learning from veterinarians, farriers, and various other equine professionals.