Fitzjoy Farm Riding Academy has been in operation since 1975. This establishment offers riding lessons for individuals at varying levels of experience, offers group outings on the Palos Trail System and hosts park, school and summer camp outings as well as birthday and pony parties. Fitzjoy has worked with CPS (Chicago Public Schools), various day camp groups and has even participated in the Saddle Up for St. Jude Children's Memorial Hospital annual charity drive. Fitzjoy has something for all ages. Horse boarding is available if you are going on vacation or need a break from taking care of your horse. Gift certificates are also available.
- Hours: Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-8pm Sat/Sun 9am-4pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Payments accepted: Cash, Debit Card, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Check, Visa
- Discounts: Group/family
- Membership info: Half-off Lesson coupon offered to 1st time students.
- Parking: Free lot
- Private events: Yes
- Number of horses: 150
- Horse breeds: All breeds welcome. Quarter Horse, Paint, Arab, Appaloosa, TB, Morgan, Gaited, Saddlebred.
- Number of instructors/guides: 5
- Ride lengths: 1 hr. lessons, 1 hr. trail rides
- Ride facilities: Jump course, Ring, Trail
- Services: Group rides, Horse shows, Lessons, Pony rides
- Levels: Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
- Equestrian shop: No