There is no secret so close as that between a rider and her horse. ~ R. S. Surtees

It's A Pleasure Horseback Riding Program and Youth Association


All Things Horses

We offer horseback riding lessons, horse boarding, a drill team, youth association, and lots of fun activities that involve horses. Based just north of Geneseo, Il, It's A Pleasure is the answer if you want horses in your life.

  • Adult classes separated into beginner and intermediate levels
  • A variety of youth lessons to fit every skill level
  • Learn to ride western pleasure, hunt seat, and recreational
  • Learn how to groom, tack/untack, and care for horses
  • Lesson horses available
  • Youth Association


For More Information

Whether you're an adult who's never been on a horse but have always wanted to ride, a child who can't stop thinking about horses, or somewhere in between, we have a lesson program to suit your individual needs. For information on rates and lesson times, call Kay at 309.944.5562. You can also e-mail us for more information. 

Click here to go to the Riding Lesson page
Click here to go to the Youth Association page
Click here to learn more about It's A Pleasure Drill Team

Click here to read Pippi's blog

  kids on horseback people and horses
on a trail ride

Looking for a special birthday gift? Or need a reward for a good report card? A gift certificate for riding lessons is a unique gift and one that won't be quickly tossed aside or forgotten. Please e-mail us for more information.


It's A Pleasure, 13081 N. 2550 Ave., Geneseo, IL


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It's A Pleasure Youth Association is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and IRS 501(c)(3) public charity.


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