The Beginner Rider Course costs $329 and is payable prior to taking the course. The classes are held on weekends. Class starts on Saturday mornings at 8am with 3 hours of classroom time. There is a one hour break for lunch, and riding starts at noon on the range. Classroom resumes on Sunday morning at 8am with three more hours of classroom including the written exam. Riding again resumes at noon on the range and concludes with the riding evaluation.