Equestrian Programs

Equestrian Programs

Summer Campers, ages 8 and up, may register for Horsemanship Lessons, 1/2 Day Horse Lovers Camp or Full Day Horse Lovers Camp for an additional fee.  Campers participating in any Equestrian program are required to wear long pants and shoes or boots with a c barn 7.30_resized½-1” heel.  Camp provides safety helmets but campers may bring their own riding helmet if they prefer.  Campers’ helmets will be inspected by the Equestrian Director to be sure that they meet safety requirements.   An evaluation ride on the first day of the session determines placement of campers by experience.  Campers progress at their own pace.*

Horsemanship Lessons: This is an add on program of one hour a day, during morning coaching periods to experience life at the Ranch.  Day 1 consists of a welcome to the barn, learn how to groom and tack up. Day 2 & 3 offer instructional classes in the arena. Day 4 is Trail Ride Day. On Day 5, your camper will be playing games in the arena using the basic riding skills learned.*

 

Overnight Camp for Horse Lovers

Horse Lovers Camp: This two week program allows your camper to experience both traditional overnight camp as well as our full day horse program.  Week one your camper will be immersed in our traditional overnight camp program and will have one hour horsemanship lessons as one of their coaching periods.  Week two your camper will spend their days at the equestrian center learning everything “horse”.  Our focus is having fun while staying safe and learning how to care for our herd of horses.  Full day horse lovers will participate in all aspects of horse care in addition to two riding periods per day.*

Half Day participants will spend their morning at the barn and return to their cabin groups at lunch.  They will participate in all aspects of horse care and have one riding period per day.*

All campers will go for an afternoon swim, followed by snack.

 

Day Camp for Horse Lovers: Full and half day programs available

Open to campers ages 8 and up.

Your day camper will spend their days at the equestrian center learning everything “horse”.  Our focus is having fun while staying safe and learning how to care for our herd of horses.  Full day horse lovers will participate in all aspects of horse care in addition to two riding periods per day(weather dependent).  Full day campers will go to open swim each afternoon.*

Half day participants will spend their morning at the barn and return to their groups at lunch.  They will participate in all aspects of horse care and hove one riding period per day.*

*All riding is weather dependent.

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