This page was last updated: November 16, 2017
 What makes McKie Equine Center (MEC) so effective? Our instructors recognize that it is not enough just to  train the horse. The philosophy at MEC is to help make you a better rider.  
 We place communication between horse and rider as our preeminent training goal.  
 The mark of true horsemanship is when you learn to effectively communicate 
 with your horse no matter your equine discipline. Consistent training, years of
 experience, diverse skills, and great quality care are why we have been so 

 Please Note:
    ALL riders MUST sign a release form
 There is an 6 hour cancelation policy for your lesson. 
 If you reschedule your lesson within 3 days there is no charge. 
 If you are a no show for your  lesson  you will be charged 100% 
 the lesson price.
 If weather conditions make the environment unsafe for your lesson 
 we will contact you to reschedule.  
 We teach beginners thru competitive riders, from 4 years old up. Lessons are 
 taught in either our 20 x 40m covered arena, our full sized dressage arena or 
 grass arena. You can trailer in your own horse or you can ride one of our lesson 
 ponies/horses. We have both English and western tack. Using non-MEC tack on 
 our horses must have prior approval. All riders under 18 year old and beginner 
 riders must wear a certified helmet.  Adult riders are encouraged to wear a certified 

 Individual Lessons                    ............. $35
 Lesson Packages available 
 Group Lessons (2 or more riders)              .......... $30
 Off Property Lessons start at        . . . . $40+
 Price will depend on milage & number of students 

 Half/Full Day Camps                     ............$40/$50
 Offered for teacher work days & school holidays
P.O. Box 494 (18133 Boys Ranch Rd), Altoona FL 32702.  Philipa cell: 352-267-0082 email:
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Under Florida law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional 
is not liable for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities.
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