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Horseback Riding Lessons & Training Hume, VA Focus on the Fundamentals

Focus on the Fundamentals

Horseback Riding Lessons & Training, Hume, VA

Pacific Farms has operated for over 20 years with a focus on the fundamentals and safety in all disciplines of riding. We are a boutique business, specializing in concierge services tailored to the needs of you and your horse.

Located in Hume, VA, in the beautiful Old Dominion Hunt territory at Destinaire Farm, we are available for training, lessons, sales, and rehabilitation.

Upcoming events

We offer a variety of clinics including LandSafe and Workshops. See clinics page for more information.

The Trainers

Meet Tom & Clare Mansmann

We are are life-long and generational horsemen, with experience through the CCI 4* level of Eventing, as well as Show Hunters, Jumpers, Dressage, Fox Hunting, and even a little ranch work.

Pacific Farms holds a strong educational background, with Tom and Clare having worked for and/or trained with top riders such as Jimmy Wofford, Wash Bishop, Mike Huber, Don Sachey, Will Simpson, Jessica Ransehousen, and David and Karen O’Connor, and continue to expand that education on a daily basis. They also both have extensive experience with Thoroughbreds, both on and off the track, and love helping owners transition horses from the track and into successful riding partners.

Tom and Clare Mansmanns, owners of Pacific Farms


118 Acres of rolling pastures with a consistently maintained indoor and outdoor arena, cross country jump field, and a mile-long aerated grass gallop.

With us, you and your horse enjoy full amenities...

Outdoor view of stables at Pacific Farms


We work with a range of disciplines for all ages and levels.

Lessons & Training

Tailored to you and your horse to provide the most positive experience. We believe in training horses from the ground up, and training occurs throughout the day, based on the horse’s needs. School horses can be available to practice your riding while horses are in training. Group and private training options are available, both in and out of the arena, flat and/or jumping.


We host regular clinics for all ages and levels! We are excited to work with LandSafe to reduce rider risk as well as Amanda Cousins from ACE Equestrian for a Position Matters Workshop series.

Lease & Share Program

A unique opportunity to ride select high quality and privately owned horses. Enjoy the benefits of those in training board, with reduced hourly lesson rates, regular group rides, as well as the ability to enjoy the horse off-property for fun outings such as fox hunting or competitions.


We have extensive rehab experience and work closely with vets and farriers to offer the most comprehensive program for your horse. Care from the most acute and early stages, through the legging up process of ponying, walking, hacking, all the way to the competition ring. All provided with a personal touch. Training isn't left behind, keeping the horses stimulated mentally, when physically they need to remain under restriction. PEMF services also available.

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Come ride with us!

Call us to set up a visit or schedule your lessons, or discuss your specific needs.

We are open for lessons Wednesday through Sunday, with the exception of major holidays.