Our youth lesson program provides quality instruction for riders of all levels. We emphasize the fundamentals of riding and specialize in hunter-jumper and equitation. Our beginner riders can benefit from our talented school horses as they learn the basics.
At Long Lake Acres, we believe in a personalized approach to every horse and rider. We work closely with each rider to understand their goals and tailor our training to meet their needs. Our facilities are designed with the comfort and safety of our horses in mind, ensuring that they are happy and healthy. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, we have the expertise and resources to help you succeed.
Owner, Head Trainer
Natalie Jackowski has been working with and around horses since the age of seven, competing in 4-H, Paint Horse Circuit, and various Central Florida Hunter/Jumper Show Series. She grew up in the Orlando area, and began her true horse career at Barefoot Farms, working as barn manager and graduating to a riding instructor position and helping to build the largest summer horse camp program in Florida. Natalie has made it a point to ride everywhere she has been -- from lessons in Rome, Italy, competition in Ireland, reining in Colorado to studying in Pennsylvania and the Dominican Republic. She has a degree in barn management, and a certification through A.R.I.A (American Riding Instructors Association) with a specialty in Hunter/Jumpers. She has trained riders who have won high awards in everything from local hunter/jumper circuits, State and Regional competitions through 4-H to AA rated hunter/jumper shows. Natalie is passionate about horses and the world of riding in general. She enjoys teaching riders of all ages and levels.