From I-40 and Hwy 801 in Advance:    Head South on 801S, pass Oak Valley SubDivision, towards Advance, then cross railroad and keep going  3 more miles, then turn Left on People's Creek Road (By Elbavile Church), then turn Right on Burton Road.  The Facility is on your Left - with a Red Barn in front of property at address: 405 Burton Road, Advance, NC 27006


Office:  336-918-5039
E-Mail:  vatinkerbell@yahoo.com

Mailing Address:   405  Burton Road, Advance, NC 27006.


Riding Lessons

Tinkerbell Equestrian Center  offers  year round instruction in Huntseat and Dressage for ages 6 and above. . Our program centers around helping riders achieve their goals while having fun. 

Pony School Lessons:

 Beginner riders start in the a "Pony School" program with lessons being 45 minute mounted or unmounted. Students will learn grooming, saddling, horemanship and ridng independently at the walk-trot level,  start jumping simple courses, perform an intro- level dressage tests,   all while in  the Pony School Program. 

Horsemaster Lessons:

Intermediate Riders are in the "Horsemasters" program and lessons are 1 hour and students are expected to be able to saddle, groom and cool out their assigned lesson horse. Horsemaster students will learn to complete jump courses with lead changes and perfect their  training level dressage skills,  learn showmanship and advanced horsemanship skills.

Saddle Club Lessons:

Riders that own their own horse or pony are automatically placed  into "Saddle Club"  lessons  program where  our instructor helps the rider to design individualized objectives for reaching personal goals in riding.

Horse Shows and Show Team:
 We hold shows fun shows on our farm for students in all levels. We attend away shows for Horsemaster level  and Saddle Club riders that wish to be a part of our show team.

Scheduling and Make-up policy:  Lessons are scheduled in a one month prepaid blocks. their will be mounted and unmounted lessons in each block.   Each month block consitst of four lessons, and cost $120.00 per block,  additional lessons may be purchased at the rate of $30.00 per lesson. We need 24 hour notice if you  can not attend your lesson. One lesson per block may be made up when space is available.