T&B Arena

A Merdith Manor staff member performs a sliding stop.

T&B Arena is used primarily for western classes. It has both an enclosed, heated viewing booth and open air bleacher seating. T&B Arena’s close proximity to T&B Barns makes it an ideal turn out location for horses housed in T&B Barns before or after scheduled classes.

Western students learn to utilize a riding and training system geared towards performance industries like cutting and reining. The development of a balanced, effective seat in the rider is emphasized. The student develops the ability to ride individual western shapes, ride and analyze patterns, and introduce western games to inexperienced horses.

T&B Arena and Barns

The equipment you need to use while riding is often kept in a tack room during off times. Our next stop will be the tack room used by the western students.

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I graduated in 2000 and have had incredible success in the professional world due to the skills I've learned through MM. MM showed me the way to become part of a program and learn how to see an overall picture not just its parts.
Melissa Sliwa Humke: 2000 Riding Master VI Graduate