Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the club?

The Hoofer Riding Club is part of the WI Union, so all Club members must first become Union members. UW students are automatically Union Members during their time at the University. UW Faculty and Staff, as well as community members, must purchase a Union Membership. This can be done online at Union membership costs $50 per year until $300 is reached, and then you are considered a Lifetime Union Member.

How do I get started with lessons?

If this is your first time taking lessons with Hoofer Riding Club, please contact You are able to schedule a barn tour and also set up a time for your lessons!

Is there an age or minimum experience level required to take lessons?

There is not a minimum experience level required to take lessons through the club!

How do I sign up/ pay for lessons?

Members are able to pay for lessons through club manager on the hoofer riding club website! This will direct you to cashnet where you can pay either via echeck or credit card. To sign up for lessons contact to set up a time!

I have something I would like to donate to the club, who do I contact?

If you would like to donate to the club, please check out our Support Page or contact President Erin Roberge at!