Winton Woods Riding Center

Winton Woods Riding Center

10073 Daly Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231


Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) is a year-round horseback riding facility for beginners through advanced riders. We are mainly a lessons facility, qualified to teach western horsemanship, contesting, natural horsemanship, hunt seat, hunter jump and dressage styles of riding. WWRC offers group, semi-private and private lessons in session format. WWRC guests can also enjoy spring and summer day camps, trail rides, badge programs and horse shows.

The facility also provides access to a scenic, linear horse trail that measures 2.6 miles (one way) for public trail riders to bring their own horses and enjoy.
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Office Hours: Monday-Thursday & Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lessons are prescheduled and run year-round Monday-Thursday evenings & Saturday/Sunday daytimes.

Trail Rides are prescheduled Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 p.m., and weekday daytimes as able.
About the Facility
Established in 1954, the Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) in Winton Woods has grown into a regionally renowned lessons facility. The facility boasts approximately 40 horses, three barns, two lit outdoor arenas, an indoor riding hall and a cross country style jump field. The facility is staffed by talented, highly-trained employees, as well as more than 100 hard-working volunteers.
Riding Lessons
Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) offers year-round lessons for riders ages 7 and up. Our instructors are qualified to teach an extremely wide variety of disciplines, starting with beginner English and Western. Lessons are offered for more accomplished riders pursuing western horsemanship, contesting, jumping and dressage. We also teach our own, very effective, style of natural horsemanship.

Lessons, whether group, semi-private or private, are sold in session format. Students ride one day per week, at a set day and time, for the length of the session. Registrations are accepted starting one month in advance of the lesson start date.

Riding Lessons Winter Schedule 2016
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Summer Horse Camps
Designed for children ages 7-17, summer horse camps cover all aspects of horseback riding, including barn safety, breeds, colors and markings, anatomy of the horse, grooming, tacking and riding.

Camps run weekly from the first week in June to the first week in August, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4p.m. The final week of camp is Advanced Camp. To qualify for the Advanced Camp, riders need to have completed at least four WWRC horse camps previously OR have reached the Novice level or above as WWRC lesson students. Registration begins the second Monday in February.

Horse Camp Release Form
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Open Schooling Days
Open schooling days are special days when you can bring your own horse to Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC). Use the large indoor riding arena, two outdoor arenas (one of which is set up with stadium jumps) or hilly terrain obstacle course, which can be used for trail class training or just for fun. A cross-country style jump field also gives more advanced riders an opportunity to practice jumps that vary in height from 18" to 2'7".

  • April 5, 2015
  • May 25, 2015
  • July 4, 2015
  • September 7, 2015

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Horse Shows
Outside riders and Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) novice level and above students can compete in their chosen discipline during five schooling shows. Points are accumulated for students toward year-end champions in each division. Horse shows take place rain or shine and will move to the indoor arena if necessary.

  • April 19, 2015
  • May 17, 2015
  • July 19, 2015
  • September 20, 2015
  • October 18, 2015

  • $9/class for WWRC students (must register at least one week prior to show)
  • $10/class for outside riders registering the day of the show

​Horse Show Flyer
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Group Trail Rides
$40 per person

Take a guided group ride on a scenic, wooded trail! Groups of 3-10 can hit the trail together during a one-hour ride Monday-Thursday during the day or Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. Riders must be at least 7 years old. The current maximum weight limit is 220 pounds (dependent on availability of horses). Reservations are required at least one week in advance, and full payment is required at the time of reservation. To book your group, call 513-931-3057.

​Trail Ride & Badge Program Waiver
Scout Badge Programs
$35 per person

Bring your scout group out to Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) to achieve badges such as Animal Lover, Horse Lover, Horse Fan and the Boy Scout Horsemanship. Special programs can also be tailored to your specific group’s interests and experiences. Programs are for groups of 3-20 scouts, ages 7 and up, and can be scheduled for Monday-Thursday during the day and Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance, and full payment is required at the time of reservation. To book your group, call 513-931-3057.

​Trail Ride & Badge Program Waiver
Special Riders & Special Olympics
In addition to mainstream lessons for beginners through advanced riders, Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) also offers programming for other-abled riders through our Special Riders program and Special Olympics training program.

WWRC is the only Special Olympics Equestrian training program currently approved in Hamilton County, Ohio. Our Special Olympics program provides year-round training and competition opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We are also the proud host of the Special Olympics Ohio State Equestrian Competition since it was established as an Invitational in 2009.

  • Special Olympics Equestrian Hamilton County - Local Qualifier
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015
  • Special Olympics Ohio - State Equestrian Competition
  • Saturday & Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015
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    Winton Woods Riding Center

    10073 Daly Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45231