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Located on the Upton/Westborough line, beautiful Achorn Acres farm is home to five horses and one mini horse named Sneakers. Students will share duties and care for all of the horses. Each lesson includes daily horse care activities such as grooming, tacking, handling and of course riding! Wear long pants, helmet and boots with a heel. Loaner helmets are available.

Instructor: Craig McCoskery owner of Coachman’s Legacy
Wear long pants, helmet and boots with a heel.  
Loaner helmets are available.
Fridays will be used as a rain date
Westboro RESIDENTS only

 Directions to the farm:

The physical address is 267 North Street Upton. However, you do NOT need to take the mass pike to get to the farm no matter what their GPS says, there is no farm access from the mass pike. 

Coming from Westborough use 267 Ruggles Street.   The farm is located at the top of Ruggles street Right over the Westborough line. Ruggles Street turns into North Street.  

One Day Horse Program Details
  • Explore the world of horses through this fun interactive program. Open to all riding experience levels (beginners welcome). Children will ride a horse each day; the remainder of the time will be spent on educational projects, horse care, horsemanship, and crafts. It will cover grooming, leading, mounting a horse, steering, stopping, and riding at the walk and trot. Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel.
  • July 1st, July 15th, and July 29th
  • 8:00am-2:00pm
  • $120/day
  • 267 North Street Upton, Ma
  • Students are to bring a water bottle, snack, and lunch that does not contain nuts.

Barn Buddies (ages 6-16)
  • During this program, children will get hands on experience with farm animals. In addition to learning about horses, children will get hands on experience with ducks, rabbits, and chickens. Additional farm animals may be added as well. Each day children will have an opportunity for an optional horse/pony ride.¬†We will talk about fibers from animals and how we use it to make cloth as well as learning about growing food for people and animals. Must wear boots with heel, no UGG boots or sneakers.
  • July 12th-July 26th
  • Tuesdays: 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • $150

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Barn Buddies 
5 - 13 N/A Tu  07/12/2022 - 07/26/2022
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Achorn Acres, 267 North St, Upton, MA 01568
$150.00 Res
 
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One Day Horse Program Session 2 
5 - 13 N/A 07/15/2022
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Achorn Acres, 267 North St, Upton, MA 01568
$120.00 Res
 
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One Day Horse Program Session 3 
5 - 13 N/A 07/29/2022
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Achorn Acres, 267 North St, Upton, MA 01568
$120.00 Res
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