Frequently Asked Questions
How do I schedule a lesson?
To schedule a lesson with Bennett Farms, please call our Lesson Coordinator, Nancy Goebel at (818) 599-3518. Lessons cannot be scheduled through the online contact form.
Can I use Bennett Farms for filming or photography?
Bennett Farms is a part of the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Any professional filming or photography on the Los Angeles Equestrian Center grounds must be cleared with the LAEC Front Office. More information is available at http://thelaec.com/location-shoots .
How do I cancel or reschedule a lesson?
To cancel or reschedule a lesson, please contact our Lesson Coordinator, Nancy Goebel at (818) 599-3518. Lessons cannot be canceled or rescheduled through the online contact form. Please note any lesson cancelled with less than 24 hours' notice will still be charged.
What should I know about my first lesson?
Lessons are 30 minutes long, and are taught either in the barn aisle or large outdoor ring, depending on conditions and student comfort. As lessons may be outdoors, please be prepared for sun exposure and warm or cool weather exposure. We recommend students wear long pants and closed toed shoes or boots (with minimal tread) for comfort and safety. Riding pants and boots preferable. Equestrian specific helmets are recommended, Bennett Farms can provide upon request if you do not have your own. For first time lessons, all clients or client guardians must fill out the Bennett Farms safety release form (available the Barn). Accepted forms of payment: cash, personal check, and credit card (Master Card, Visa, Discover, American Express). Lessons cancelled with less than 24 hours' notice will be charged the full amount.
Does Bennett Farms rent trail horses?
No, unfortunately Bennett Farms does not offer trail riding rental services.
What type of riding lessons does Bennett Farms offer?
Bennett Farms offers Western Riding lessons, Saddle Seat Riding lessons, and Driving lessons. To learn more about the disciplines, click the links below.
Is Bennett Farms hiring?
If Bennett Farms is hiring, we will include an announcement on our Home page and on our social media.
How much do lessons cost?
Our lesson rates are available on our "Lessons" page at https://www.jbennettfarms.com/lessons
Los Angeles Equestrian Center - Barn "A"
480 W. Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506
Tel: (818) 821-4074
For lesson scheduling and availability, please contact our Lesson Coordinator, Nancy Goebel, at (818) 599-3518.
Lessons cannot be scheduled through this form.
Enter the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
As you are driving up the Equestrian Center's main drive, J. Bennett Farms will be visible as the first barn on your right.
Continue driving down the main drive until the T-intersection.
Make a right turn towards the barns.
Make an immediate right into the parking lot.
J. Bennett Farms is located in Barn "A," in the barn aisle closest to the LAEC main entrance.