With acres of fields, meadows and horseback riding trails, plus indoor and outdoor riding rings, Ridgeway Stables provides an incredible venue for our summer horseback riding camp programs. We pride oursleves from teaching horsemanship from the ground up. Our camp educates your child with the reality and responsiblity of managing the daily care of a horse. Reserve your spot... sign up now.
The Horsin" Around Summer Program introduces children to the joys and responsibilities of horsemanship. The camp is an inviting opportunity for the young horse enthusiast to broaden both their riding skills and knowledge base, in addition to further sapects of horse care. The daily itinerary includes a one hour lesson ending with games on horseback, horsemanship activities and arts and crafts! On Friday, the students enjoy a mock horseshow, pizza party and treasure hunt.
Horsemanship topics include parts of the horse and tack, proper grooming, health maintenance, nutrition and basic veterinary care, horse breeds, the differences in riding disciplines, bitting and show preparation includig trimming, clipping, bathing and cleaning tack. Our camp provides instruction for all levels, from beginners to advanced and is adapted for specific age groups.
Monday - Friday
July 16 - July 20
August 6 - August 10
9 am - 2 pm early drop off and late pick up available at an additonal cost
Please Pack a lunch, snacks and beverages as these are not provide, let us know of any known allergies.
It is required that campers use an ASTM/SEI approved helmet, boots with a 1/2 inch heel and appropiate long pants for riding lessons. We can provide a helmet if you do not have one. We encourage campers to bring in sneakers, shorts and just another change of clothing in case of "messy" activities. For safety's sake - no child will be allowed to ride a horse in sneakers or shorts.
For more information about Horsin' Around Summer Camp, please contact Ridgeway Stables.