Hunt View Riding Academy counts with CHA certified riding instructors. All instructors are CPR and first Aid Certified. The academy offers classes in English Style, Western Style, and Trail Riding. The Academy offers classes for ages 5 and up and we accommodate all levels of instruction. Our goal is to provide you with a positive and professional riding experience. Our riding classes focus on developing a well rounded student. We believe in order to become a skilled rider students must know all aspects of horsemanship. Our classes teach horse behavior and care, grooming, tacking, safe practices, riding, and ground work. We encourage our students to learn while at the same time having fun. Below you may read about our instructors, their backgrounds and schedules. To schedule a lesson please see bottom of the page.
Linda grew up in Montgomery County and studied Biochemistry in the University of Maryland. She gained medical insight and knowledge with the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department as an Emergency Medical Technician. She currently holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Barn and Equine management from St. Andrew's University. Her classes are geared toward building confidence, both on the ground and on the saddle. Her classes focus on the horsemanship aspects of riding such as grooming, bonding with the horse, groundwork, tacking, riding, and fine tuning riding skills to better communicate with the horse. Linda is trilingual and can hold riding classes in English, Spanish, and French. As co-Director of Hunt View Riding Academy she is excited to be able to pass on her knowledge, experience, and love for horses and riding to her students.
Gabriella Gamboa has been riding horses all her life. Gabriella is excited to share all her teaching and riding skills with her students. Whether it be basic horsemanship, grooming, tacking, ground work, riding, jumping and trail riding, her patience with young children and adults is a key feature of her teaching. Upon demand, Gabriella's lessons may also include show-competition preparation. Gabriella is a proud alumni of the Varsity Quince Orchard Equestrian Team, where she competed in show events affiliated with the ISHS. She is currently pursuing her degree in Animal Science at Virginia Tech University. All earnings from her teaching goes towards her college education. Gabriella is CPR and First Aid Certified. Gabriella is bi-lingual and can hold classes in Spanish and English.
Catherine was born in Scotland, into a family of horse lovers, and was riding before she could walk. Having the vast countryside of Scotland presented many opportunities for her to have the freedom to explore and venture by horseback. Catherine’s knowledge and passion for horses expanded while working at a castle estate with retired competition horses and ponies. Catherine has extensive teaching experience and general horsemanship knowledge. Catherine has experience in the different riding techniques such as English, show-jumping, cross-country, dressage, and trail riding.
During her college years , Catherine was a member of her university team, where she gained a vast knowledge of English Riding. Catherine is now an English style riding instructor at Hunt View Riding Academy. She accepts students with all levels of experience and hopes to pass on her passion for riding to her students.
Alexis Maloney Contact: (240)-994-5862 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Riding classes: English riding specializing in beginner riders
Alexis’ class schedule: Monday – Friday evenings and weekends. Please contact for specific days and times.
Alexis grew up in Montgomery County and has been riding since the age of 7. Though riding for many years, Alexis’ knowledge of horses and teaching evolved when she started riding at Hunt View in 2020. Alexis is also a dedicated and knowledgeable horse owner. As a horse owner, Alexis has learned the significance of bonding with a horse as well as the importance proper and effective communication is in both ground work and riding. Her lessons are geared towards basic horsemanship including grooming, tacking, groundwork and riding while incorporating bonding and effective communication. Alexis is also CRP and First Aid certified. She is enrolling new students and specializes in first time riders and beginners.
Leah Jackson Contact: (323)-270-9615 Email: email@example.com
Riding classes: English riding specializing in beginner riders
Leah’s class schedule: Monday – Friday evenings and weekends. Please contact for specific days and times.
Leah Jackson is a devoted Hunt View Academy instructor and volunteer. Leah began riding in Maryland in various riding programs and has volunteered at barns across California and Maryland, helping rescued and retired horses. Leah has sharpened her English riding and trail riding skills at Hunt View Riding Academy. Leah's lessons and trail rides are geared towards beginners. With her kind and patient instruction, Leah hopes to instill a long-term passion for horsemanship in her students. Leah's students become well-rounded and confident around horses, learning about grooming, tacking, groundwork, and riding skills, while incorporating effective bonding, communication, and mindfulness techniques. Leah is CPR and First Aid certified and is currently enrolling new
How To Enroll
Drop in Basis Format: $155 per lesson
Choose this option if you want to try out 1 class. See pay button below
Drop in lesson $155
Monthly Subscription Format: $100 per lesson
Riding Lessons on a monthly subscription format are more economical per lesson . Choose this format if you want to save $55 per lesson and are committed to riding lessons at least once a week. Please see the enrollment form below for details. When you are ready to enroll or have further questions please text the lesson program director Linda at 301-366-6458 your name and e-mail and a brief description of the student's riding experience, age, weight and desired lesson days and times. You will then receive the copy of the enrollment form, riding waiver, and Square Invoice to enroll. Once all three items are completed, you will receive a lesson confirmation email.
Please Note: Lesson includes, grooming, tacking and riding as part of the 1 hour lesson.