Summer Horse Camp
Instructors: Laura Casey and Pam Kinney
Half-Day Summer Horse Camp.
It's all about horses and ponies. We offer two weeks of horse camp in June for ages 6-13. Develop horsemanship skills,
hunt seat, jumping, grooming, care for your horse, learn about training, trail rides, educational horse activities, videos, games,
swimming pool and more fun! We have two lighted arenas with jumps, 36'x36' pavilion, indoor class room with
shelves, barn and above ground pool. No experience necessary.
Summer Camp: June 5 - 9
June 12 - 16
Cost : $ 340 for each week
($50 non refundable deposit due to hold your spot, this
comes off the $340)
Times: 8:30 - 1:00
Fee due first day of camp.
Ages: 6-13 (Unless you are a different age and already
in the riding program)
Bring your lunch. We provide water.
Register ahead, space is limited!
WHAT WILL WE DO ?
and control of the horse
English/hunt seat, Trotting transitions, some cantering (To
canter, must be able to do trotting transitions without holding onto the neck strap or horse's mane and keep hands in
correct positions and steady)
Practice the jumping position (To jump, same ability as for
On the Trail - Learn to navigate your horse through the woods, around trees.
the Rail - Practice controlling your horse's pace, keeping a safe distance from others, traveling through an obstacle
course and doing some drill team work.
Make a habitat for your horse!
Learn how to recognize correct canter leads and diagonals.
So you want to own a horse? How
much does it cost?
on horse care, safety, and first aid for the horse.
See a horse do tricks!
and why - Grooming, Tacking up, Haltering and leading, taking the heart rate, cleaning the feet, other important care information,
Identify parts of the horse, saddle and bridle. Training techniques. Riding the Tennessee Walking Horse and feeling
the gaited glide ride.
Students will be matched
with a horse for their ability and some will ride multiple horses during the week. Riders will be grouped according to experience.
Safety is our first priority. Riders must wear helmets and the saddles are outfitted
with safety stirrups. Tennis shoes are OK so the rider has maximum flexibility in the ankles.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Wear long pants, socks
with shoes or boots. Bring a change of clothes in case of rain. (Walmart cotton exercise tights are great! Jeans
are okay) Bring a swim suit or wear it under your clothes. (We have a room for changing)
What if it rains?
We can do a make-up on the weekend for the riding portion or double up on riding the
next day. Other activities can be done under the pavilion or in the barn.
Bring a snack or lunch. We will provide water.
HAIR must be pulled back in a pony tail or fastened behind the ears with clips.
Please print and sign the Release Form below prior to your arrival.
Click here to download our Release Form
Pictures from previous happy horse campers!