Trainers, Instructors & Clinicians

Tara Baker Training & Lessons
Jec Ballou
Ray Berta
Kristi Fredrickson
Jaclyn Sansaver
Petsavvy - MEA Resident Trainer

Marina Equestrian Center is a multi-use facility and all disciplines are welcome. We do not endorse specific trainers or training methods. Instructors and clinicians must be approved by the MEA Board of Directors and provide a current certificate of liability insurance.

If you have any questions please email MEA.

Riding Programs

PetSavvy Riding program serves the horse loving public by providing lessons on experienced and gentle school horses. The program is designed for beginning to intermediate riders ages six to adult. In addition to riding instruction participants can expect to learn how to safely handle a horse from the ground, proper grooming and care and how to tack up and prepare to ride.

Give the Gift of Horses Holiday Lesson Packages!!

4 Private Hour Lessons $220.00*

8 Private Hour Lessons $400.00*

*Lessons package pricing requires a weekly commitment. Exceptions will be made in cases of illness, inclement weather or by prior notifications. Offer good through January 2017!

Hours of Operation
Lessons available by appointment.

Rates & Services
Get Started Private Lesson $45.00
*15 minutes groundwork 30 minutes riding

Private Hour $60.00
Semi Private Hour $45.00 (two riders)
Private Half Hour $35.00
Ground Lessons $45.00
*Spend quality time learning to interact with horses from the ground. Navigate leading through obstacles, longeing, grooming, understanding basic training principles and much more are part of this opportunity for those who may be uncertain about or unable to ride.

"My goal as a trainer is to provide a safe and positive experience for my clients as they learn to interact more effectively with the animals they love and enjoy." - Maura McPadden

To schedule a lesson or for more information contact Maura McPadden:
Cell: (831) 392-5267

Christine Marie's Star Riders Christine Marie's Star Riders is a therapeutic and recreational horseback riding program for children and adults with special needs. Star Riders is an operating center for PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International) with program sites at both the Marina Equestrian Center in Marina, CA and in Chualar CA. The 501(c)3 non-profit program is operated by the donations and efforts of our community.

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