Lessons & Trail Rides

Horse Lessons And Trail Rides

Bittersweet Pet Resort offers horseback riding lessons for the beginner through advanced levels for adults and children. We teach both English and Western lessons with the emphasis on matching your riding ability with that of one of our well trained horses.

Horse Riding Programs

Bittersweet offers Western riding lessons, for children and adults. Bittersweet has safe schooling horses that are used for our riding lessons.

Call 269-684-7361 to set up a lesson or more information.

Private lessons: $40.00 for 1 hour lesson

Semi Private (3 students): $35.00 per rider

Package of 6 private lessons: $220.00

We also offer horses for Lease, Co-lease, and show lease.

Horse Riding Camp

We offer a Horse riding Camp for children the ages 7 to 15 in the summer. The camp is 4 hours a day for 1 week duration. The riders learn basic beginner riding skills and all responsibilities of caring for a horse. This year is our 14th year of camp and every year has been a great time, we even have riders return year after year. It is very educational and a lot of fun!

Group Parties

Bittersweet Stables is a great place to have a birthday party, scout group, or field trip.

Basic Party: Our parties consist of a barn tour, grooming horses, and riding. Cost is $250 for 8 riders or less. $5 for any extra riders. Party runs 1 1/2 Hours. Parties can be done any day of the week. Year round. The parties are geared to riders age 6- 13 years.

All-Inclusive Party: The All-Inslusive party is the Basic Party plus: 8 pony party cups, 8 plates, 16 napkins, table cover, pony centerpiece, party hats, and cupcakes. Cost is $375.00.

Horse Trail Riding

Bittersweet has over 100 beautiful acres of trails. Forty acres of wooded groomed trails for riding and over 60 acres of open field riding. Our horses are well trained for riding the trails. We will take you into our outdoor arena for a safety session before heading out to the trails. Our trail guides make the experience great fun while providing the best safety.

Trail rides (1 hour) are $40.00 per rider.

Call for your individual or group for a ride.



Bittersweet Pet Resort
2100 Weaver Rd. ‎
Niles, MI 49120
Phone: 269-684-7361
Mon thru Fri: 7:30am till 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00am till 12 noon
Sunday: 6:00pm till 7:00 pm