Summer Camps for the 2015 season
Horse camp is a journey into the world of horsemanship for children ages 7 to 17. Students will learn how to catch, lead, tie, saddle, and ride their horse. Each child will be assigned to a horse according to their skill level. Participants will
receive a “fill in the blank” work sheet
each day as we go through and explain the different aspects of
horsemanship including: behavior, nutrition, hoof care, conformation, equine sports, tack termanology, and more. Your child will learn responsibility and leadership through working with horses
in a group environment. A daily routine will involve warming up their horse
before riding lessons; cooling them down after the ride; cleaning up after them
and turning them out to pasture. They will learn how each horse has his own
personality and how we need to be good leaders so that the horse
understands and respects us. Your child will learn when,
where, and how to apply the appropriate amount of pressure to get the horse to do a
specific command. During the last day of camp parents are encourage to come watch their
child demonstrate the skills that they have learned. Also on the last day of camp, each child will receive a little gift to remember their advantures here at camp.
Psst, Parents of horse-camp kids, check out the adult section "Horsemanship Clinics" designed specifically for parents with horse crazy kids!
A $50 deposit is required to sign your child up for camp. The remaining balance is due at the beginning of camp.
Bring your own lunch or let us provide lunch for an additional $45 per student.
Extended childcare before and after summer camps can be provided for a small
additional cost of $10 per hour.
Please make sure your child brings water, a lunch (unless other arrangements have been made) a hat, and sunscreen. Helmets will be provided by us, or you can bring your own certified riding helmet. If a camp is full, please check out our lesson page for private or group lessons with friends!
2015 Camp Dates:
June and July Camps are 4 days and cost $270 per child per camp. August Camps are 5 days and cost $295 per child per camp.
|June 2-5: 9:00am - 2:30pm *FULL*
||July 14-17: 8:30am - 2:00pm
|June 9-12: 9:00am - 2:30pm *3 slots remaining*
|| July 28-31: 8:30am - 2:00pm
|June 16-19: 9:00am - 2:30pm *3 slots remaining*
||Aug 3-7: 9:00am - 2:00pm *FULL*
|July 7-10 8:30am - 2:00pm *3 slots remaining*
||Aug 10-14: 9:00am - 2:00pm *1 slot remaining*
First 30 minutes - Learn about an equine topic. Horse behavior, safety, breeds, colors, nutrition, tack and etc. We will also review previous topics.
Next 30 to 45 minutes
- Groom and saddle horses. Review riding safety instructions.
Next 60 - 120 minutes - Riding Lesson. Learn to walk, trot, halt, maneuver obstacles, and riding games. More advanced groups will also do some cantering.
Noon - Lunch and worksheet.
Next 60 - 120 minutes or until the end of camp - Horse or Farm activity. Riding lesson, bareback riding, trail ride, ground work, cleaning tack or pens. Each day is a different activity and some days include two activities.   New! For the 2015 season: Children can learn about and participate in caring for Nigerian Dwarf Goats. Potentional for learning how to milk a goat on the farm or bottle feed baby goats.
Friday - Last Day of Camp
First 60-90 minutes - Demonstration for parents. Watch your kids as they halter, groom, and saddle their horse. Watch them perform their riding routine.   And don't forget to bring the camera!
Next 60-90 Minutes - Riding Lesson and Trail Ride.
Noon - Lunch, worksheet, and Scavenger Hunt
Last 60 - 90 minutes of camp - Pool Party OR Equine / Farm Activity
To sign your child up for camp:
1. Please contact us, first, to be sure the camp of your choice is still available. Sometimes we are not able to keep our website immediately up to date.
2. Print and fill out the Camp Registration form and the Liability Release Form. (Click on the forms below to view in a new browser.)
Release form (Must be signed by all participants)
3.Mail the forms with the deposit to our ranch.
4. We will try our best to contact you when we receive your deposit and forms in a timely fashion.
Don't forget to check out our "Photo Album" on the left hand side of the page for pictures of
our previous summer camps!
Bargain pricing through our Package Deals!
2015/2016 Package Deals Available:
Package Deal for Individuals = $150 This includes 5 private, one-hour lessons.
**Expires 8 weeks after purchase date.**
Package Deal for Couples = $230 This includes 4 one-on-one, one-hour lessons for two family members.
**Expires 6 weeks after purchase date.**
Package Deal for Families of 3 = $275 This includes 4 group, one-hour lessons with 3 family members participating together.
$400 for 1.5hour lessons for 3 family members participating together.
**Both options expire 6 weeks after purchase date.**
Package Deal for Families of 4 = $365 This includes 4 group, one-hour lessons with 4 family members participating together.
$550 for 1.5 hour lessons for 4 family members participating together.
**Both options expire 6 weeks after purchase date.**
During camp, we keep our student to instructor ratio small to ensure each student gets plenty of
Summer camp dates are subject to change.
Must pre-purchase package deals.
Package camps are valid for the season issued.
Package Camp Lessons expires 8 weeks after purchase.
Individual Package of 5 lessons expires on the 8th week after purchase date.
Group Packages expire 6 weeks after purchase date.
To reschedule lessons, please notify us 48 hours in advance.
Cancelation within 24 of scheduled lesson results in a $20 cancelation fee.
Rescheduling of camps must be done 7 days prior to the start of camp and only if there is available space in another camp - otherwise receive refund of half of total camp fee.
Deposits for camp are required 14 days prior to the start of camp.
During the school year, please contact us for special occasions such as birthday parties!