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Welcome to Canterberry Acres

Building Confidence through Partnership Clinic with Chris Wzorek
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Starting at 10:00 AM at Canterberry Acres
Download the Clinic Flyer
Groundwork clinic: Are you looking for your horse to be a willing, respectful, and confident partner? In this clinic you will learn how to change the dynamics of your relationship with your horse and learn the fundamentals of building a partnership with your horse based on mutual trust and respect. You will also learn the proper tools to handle situations that occur when your horse loses focus or behaves disrespectfully. This will be an unmounted clinic. Limit 4 people. 1 hour duration. The fee will be $35 to $40 depending on the number of people. Demo at 10 AM. Time slots for the unmounted clinic: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM and 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM. A third time slot can be added if necessary, otherwise private lessons will start at 12:30 PM.
Private lessons: Private lessons can be mounted or unmounted and you may choose what you would like to work on. Groundwork, liberty work, working with a spooky horse, softening the horse under saddle, equitation, developing your seat, etc. English and western welcome. Please email Chris with what you would like to work on in your private lesson. Unmounted / mounted. Limit 1 person. 50 minute duration. $50
Sign up by October 12th and please be prepared to pay by cash on the day of the clinic.
To Sign Up: Please contact Chris at For more information visit Chris's website or call her at 413.250.2359.
Please note: There will be a $5 Audit fee for Non­Boarders.
No indoor? No horse? No problem!

Canterberry Acres’ indoor arena is open year round for lessons! Learn to ride or stay in riding shape all year long. Lesson programs are open to children and adults of all ages and abilities. Call Carol at 508-335-1080 to schedule lessons.

Lessons available for all ages!

Canterberry Acres is a full service equestrian center in Spencer, Massachusetts. We are located just 20 minutes outside of Worcester. We are a full service boarding facility and lesson barn.

At Canterberry Acres you will find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We cater to all disciplines and will work to make sure your horse is happy. Canterberry Acres is situated on more than 80 acres and compiled of both on property trails and open fields to add variety to ring work. A short walk along the road connects to the Mid State Trail. We offer full boarding in our 12 stall barn for inside/outside boarding as well as outside boarding options with individual paddocks that include an outside stall. We encourage you to spend time with your horse, and do not limit the hours your horse is available to you. We are open 24 hours a day and riding areas are lighted.

We offer a variety of exercise areas on the property that include an 60' x 120' indoor arena, two outdoor arenas, large round-pen, three fields, jump course, and trails on the property. We treat our sand-soft, indoor and use Mag Pellets to control dust, and provide a safe environment for both horse and rider. We also offer a heated tack room, and there is an outside wash stall depending on the season.

We offer lessons for beginners through advanced students. Lesson programs include private lessons, clinics, and horsemanship classes.

"Back to Basics"

Canterberry Acres offers two Back to Basics programs. These programs are open to children and adults of all ages and abilities, including emotional and physical disabilities.
Basic Farming Skills Animal Care and Horsemanship Lessons
Participants will learn about the ways of the farm and what it takes from start to finish to grow fresh produce. We have a wide variety of vegetables and berries. This will include soil preparation, planting, growing, harvesting and everything in between.
Participants will be able to learn the importance and responsibility of taking care some of the farms animals. This can include simply filling a water bucket, brushing a pony, collecting eggs from the chicken coop or just sitting to pat a barn cat. Basic to advanced, this program can go as far as the participant would like. Horseback riding and instruction is also an option.
  • All sessions are private in order to give each participant undivided attention.
  • Aid in the development of verbal, physical, emotional and motor skills
  • Run by state licensed riding instructors
  • Stable is licensed by the state
  • Carol is a speech and audio pathologist as well as a licensed riding instructor
  • Download the Back to Basics Flyer

Please contact owner Carol Kurland for more information:
Phone: 508-335-1080
76 East Charlton Road, Spencer, MA

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