Boarding at Simple Times
We have now moved to our new property at 9044 Gale Rd in Goodrich, MI. We have stall and pasture boarding available at this time. We are thankful for all the support through the building process! Reserve your stall now as our stalls are sure to go quickly. We are a family oriented, child friendly farm. With our commitment to excellence and quality of care, you won't go wrong at Simple Times Farm. Your horse is treated like one of our own, receiving individualized care and attention. Prices start at $250 per month for pasture board. Call or email for additional details!
Whether you are looking to ride and enjoy your horse or want to lease a horse, we can serve you. Our staff will help you select the options best suited to your needs and even find a suitable horse fitted to your your skill level if you are in the market for a steed of your own.
Simple Times has served folks in Flint, Swartz Creek, Fenton, Grand Blanc, Linden, Holly, Goodrich, Ortonville, Davison and the surrounding communities.
Services Available: Quality Grass Hay and Grain Twice Daily / Optional 3rd Feeding / Your Supplements Added at no Charge / Horse Training / Personal Instructors / 100 x 200 Outdoor Arena / 70 X 120 Indoor Arena Scenic Trails / Horses cared for by owners / Equi-Lease Program / Competitive Pricing / Group Outings and Birthday Packages . . .
Lessons/Riding Instruction at Simple Times
At Simple Times we are sure to give each rider the chance to excel. Many of our new students have quickly established themselves as contenders in local and regional show circuits.
Students at Simple Times know how to ride, are fit for riding, and are taught to understand and care for their horses.
Lesson/Riding Instruction Prices
$37 - private lessons - purchase a pack of lessons and save $5 per lesson
$30 - semi private (2-3 riders-price is per person) - purchase a pack of lessons and save almost $5 per lesson
$30 - private lessons (1/2 hour)
$25 - group lessons (4 or more riders-price is per person) if available
$30 - Home School Lessons (lessons must be taken during normal operating hours for public schools)
Buy a pack of lessons (7) get your 8th free! - available for semi and private lessons only(Save $5 per lesson!)
Lessons include a full 60 minutes of barn time including tacking up, groundwork and riding instruction. Our instructors are thorough and engaging. Tack is provided. Students must avoid loose or baggy clothing and wear boots with at least 1/2” heel.
Leasing at Simple Times
Prices start at $125 a month for you to have your own horse for a day each week - call or email for more information and details or go to our Training/Leasing page
Meet our instructors
Christina DeSota nurtured a love of horses throughout her youth, managing a barn for friends and developing her riding skills. An excellent rider with a love for children, she shines at communicating basic skills and knowledge to the youngest members of the farm who come to ride and also enjoys teaching our more mature members more advanced skills in riding. She specializes in teaching western pleasure, english pleasure and also does some teaching in hunter/jumber.
Nathanael DeSota enjoys working with horses on the ground and is honored to have the chance to assist the clientelle of Simple Times Farm with their horses, especially those that are struggling through bad habits or poor ground manners with their equine partner. Nathanael also can green-break your horse the natural way! Call for more details. He also enjoys working with young people and especially enjoys working the birthday parties and doing the general maintenance and clean-up around the barn.