2020 Fall Program

Lazy H Ranch will be offering a customized academic support for students that will be hybrid learning, remote learning,or participating in an independent study in the fall.  A credentialed, multi-subject teacher with over 25 years of experience grades( K-5) will be supporting students with their  learning and implementing creative project-based activities that align with the Common Core standards. Lazy H Ranch incorporates ranch life, wildlife, environmental, outdoor enrichment and art activities to expand the classroom curriculum.

Enrichment Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Animal husbandry-goats, chickens, horses, ponies
  • Gardening, planting, growing, soil science
  • Outdoor natural jungle gyms. Tree swings, fort building
  • Nature exploration, hiking, wildlife observation
  • Art, music and imaginary play

 Open-air ranch classroom

  • Support for class assignments
  • Individualized tutoring
  • Liaison with district teacher where needed
  • Reading through literature
  • Project-based outdoor activities that align with common core standards and grade level
  • Wi-Fi for student devices

Start Date: Monday 8/31/2020

Hours 8:30am-4:00pm

Group Size: Small

Monthly Tuition: $1550 (monthly commitment)

Calendar: Follows CUSD calendar (additional options for district adopted holidays ie Oct 12, Nov 11 etc)

Tours available by appointment


Lazy H Horse Ranch Camper holding baby chick

Chris Voisard is a dedicated, creative, and enthusiastic educator that makes learning fun.Chris establishes and maintains an excellent rapport with students of all ages, having had experience in all grades K through 10 in both public and private settings. Chris has a MASTER OF ARTS in Education w/ Bilingual Emphasis San Francisco State University Thesis: Social Participation of Bilingual Students and BACHELOR OF ARTS Aesthetics in Education University of California Santa Cruz. “I have been a passionate, creative, innovative teacher my entire career, and  decided I was going to be a teacher  in the second grade because of an inspiring teacher I had that year that I never forgot.My specialty, and where I have the most expertise, is Language Arts, Art, Social Studies. Besides my multi-subject credential, I also have a single subject credential in English and a single subject credential in Art pending. I am a prolific writer and author and have published a book, a memoir.”

Breen Hofmann is owner and operator of Lazy H Ranch. Lazy H Ranch is located in Half Moon Bay on 40 acres. Breen and his wife Emma and two sons Chase and Tristan call Lazy H Ranch home. Breen and Emma both grew up in Half Moon Bay, when it was not uncommon to ride your back yard pony from Montara to Half Moon Bay through the pumpkin and artichoke fields. Lazy H Ranch has been providing children horseback camps and riding lessons for the past 26 years. Breen Hofmann’s philosophy is to teach overall horsemanship. Children learn to catch, groom and ride their own horse or pony, progressing to trotting and cantering at their own pace. Breen Hofmann has been involved with youth sports in Half Moon Bay, coaching Little League Baseball (8 years), President of Popwarner and coaching (10 years) and currently coaching at Half Moon Bay Highschool. Lazy H Ranch is also home to two dogs, one cat, chickens and goats. “I have been coaching kids  all my career, in so many different facets, horses, animals, sports, outdoors. My reward is seeing kids build confidence and learning through experience. It is amazing that we are now teaching children of previous Lazy H Ranch children to ride!”

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