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Junior Horse Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 5 - 10

Designed for our younger horse enthusiasts (age 5 - 10)! Campers will assist staff with feeding of our camp horses, learn the ins and outs of horse care, handling and behavior, and participate in a daily riding lesson each day (riders 5 - 7 will take part in semi private lessons; ages 8 - 10 will be in group lessons). 
 
  • Horse care, safety and handling,
  • Stable management, grooming and hoof care
  • Tacking up/saddlery 
  • Horse behavior, equine-assisted learning
  • Mounted games and more!

Saddle Club Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8+

Our signature horse camp includes five days of riding lessons and equestrian activities. This camp is open to all levels -  from beginner to advanced riders - and activities are geared to the level of students enrolled each week so no two camps are exactly alike! In addition to daily horse care and riding lessons, camps will include topics/activties ranging from: 

  • Horse care, safety and handling, stable management, grooming and hoof care
  • Feeding/nutrition, colors/markings, anatomy
  • First aid, bandaging, lunging, tacking up, saddlery, trailering
  • Horse behavior, equine-assisted learning
  • Mounted games and more!
If you are registering for our FIRST Saddle Club please note it is a FOUR DAY camp due to the Holiday Monday so please click on the Saddle Club option under OTHER CAMPS - not HORSE CAMPS to get accurate pricing! 

Horse Whisperer Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8+

Daily horse behavior exercises and ground handling activities will provide the foundation for the budding horse trainer in your family!
Every part of our day, from the care of the camp horses to daily mounted riding lessons and ground work games and exercises will be 'trainer' focused.
Participants will develop their leadership style and a better understanding of non-verbal communication and how horses learn.
Camp also includes daily horse care, safety and handling, grooming and hoof care. For all levels of riders - from beginner to advanced.

Horse Show Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8 and up

Learn the ins and outs of horse shows! Participants will learn about the various flat classes in the english disciplines, from equitation and pleasure to road hack and more!
Riding lessons will provide an opportunity to learn what the judge is looking for and how to take your riding to the next level.
Classroom and hands-on sessions will include show prep for rider and horse, including but not limited to show grooming, trimming, bathing, braiding, equipment care/requirements, rider turnout and more!
Friday will be SHOW Day - a chance to put your skills to the test! 
Beginner riders are welcome to participate (riding lessons will be grouped according to experience but all levels can enjoy learning the ins and outs of preparing for a horse show!) 

Eventing Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 10 and up

(not offered Summer 2024) Learn the ins and outs of preparing for and riding in each of the challenging disciplines included in the sport of eventing. From learning and performing dressage tests, to learning to pace yourself at the gallop in an open field and handling natural obstacles, to designing, to designing, setting, walking and riding a jumper course! 
Camp includes daily horse care, riding lessons, classroom sessions and plenty of fun!
Friday is show day! 
Min. riding level requirement: Riders do not have to have any jumping experience but must be capable of cantering safely and competently in a group lesson, in a 2-point position.
*Note safety vests are recommended for the cross country portion of camp.

Show Hunter Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8 and up

Learn the ins and outs of riding a perfect hunter round, the challenges of a handy course, the expectations of a medal and what it takes to win an under saddle class.
Participants will learn what the hunter judge is looking for and how to help their horse produce the best rounds possible.
Classroom and hands on sessions will include how to design and set courses, rider and horse turnout, equipment requirements and care, bathing and trimming, mane prep and how to braid for hunter classes.
Friday is Horse Show day! 
OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF RIDERS - LESSONS WILL BE GROUPED ACCORDINGLY 

Show Jumper Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8 and up

Learn the ins and outs of riding different types of jumper courses, from welcome and speed classes, to medals and Grand Prix  - might even throw in a Gambler's Choice and a Nation's Cup!
Mounted lessons will focus on the skills and tools required to create a smooth, balanced, efficient round.  Classroom and hands-on sessions will include how to design, set and walk courses, rider and horse turnout, equipment requirements and care, bathing and trimming, mane prep and more!
Friday is horse show day! 
OPEN TO ALL LEVELS of RIDERS from BEGINNER to ADVANCED (lessons will be grouped accordingly) 

Drill Team Camp

Regular 5-Day

Ages 8 and up

(not offered Summer 2024)
An equestrian drill team is a group of horses and riders performing choreographed maneuvers to music. Drill teams are excellent way for riders to hone such skills as balance, coordination, stride and pace control, lateral aids, precision, attention to detail, spacial awareness and team work - and they are just plain fun!
MINIMUM riding requirement: Open to riders who are comfortable trotting in a large group, camp includes daily classroom sessions and a mounted lesson each day to work on adding movements to the drill pattern (Day 5 includes a final run through of the drill pattern performed to musuch - parents are welcome to come watch!). 

Horse Camp runs 8 am to 4 pm.
Early drop off is from 7:30am and late pick up to 5 pm at NO EXTRA CHARGE! 
After 5 p.m the cost is $1 per minute (per child) paid directly to the camp leader who stayed late to watch the child (ren).
 


 

*PLEASE NOTE: A $75 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit (per child, per camp) MUST be sent AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION to hold your spot(s).  After June 1st, full payment is required to confirm your spot. 

FULL PAYMENT IS DUE by June 1, 2024. Accounts that are not paid by June 3 (that have not arranged for a payment plan) will forfeit their deposits and the camp spots will be made available.
 

NOTE: Confirmation receipts are sent out once DEPOSIT/PAYMENT is received. Please maintain your receipts for your tax records.


CANCELATIONS: Staffing, camp materials and tee shirts are all planned/purchased months in advance of camp based on registrations received. As such, the balance of camp fees (minus deposit) will be refunded if a cancelation is made in writing (email) by June 3. After June 3, the balance will only be refunded if we can fill the spot!

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING: FOR RIDING, campers are asked to have boots with a slight, square heel (no flat soles), LONG pants (not shorts or capris) and long socks (not ankle socks) . We provide helmets for those that do not have their own. For non-riding activities campers are asked to wear sneakers/closed toed shoes (no sandals, flip flops or crocs).  Dress for the weather (shorts/bathing suits/change of clothes for hot days - there will be water play for those that are interested and rubber boots/rain jackets for wet days - we do have plenty of indoor/semi indoor spaces/activities but we still try to get outside on wet days)!   Lunch, snacks, water bottles. We have lemonade and ice tea and some candy treats at the canteen! 

 

Saddle Club FOUR DAY (July 2 - 5, 2024) Camp

Four-Day Saddle Club (July 2 - 5)

Ages 8 and up

Our signature horse camp EXCEPT FOUR DAYS of riding lessons and equestrian activities rather than five (due to Holiday Monday July 1). This camp is open to all levels -  from beginner to advanced riders - and activities are geared to the level of students enrolled each week so no two camps are exactly alike! See our five day Saddle Club for more details! 

Dates

July 2, 2024 - July 5, 2024: Saddle Club FOUR DAY (July 2 - 5, 2024) (0 spots still available)
July 8, 2024 - July 12, 2024: Junior Horse (0 spots still available)
July 15, 2024 - July 19, 2024: Show Hunter (2 spots still available)
July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024: Horse Whisperer (0 spots still available)
July 29, 2024 - August 2, 2024: Horse Show (4 spots still available)
August 5, 2024 - August 9, 2024: Saddle Club (0 spots still available)
August 12, 2024 - August 16, 2024: Horse Show (2 spots still available)
August 19, 2024 - August 23, 2024: Junior Horse (1 spots still available)
August 26, 2024 - August 30, 2024: Horse Whisperer (0 spots still available)

Camp Pricing

Four-Day Saddle Club (July 2 - 5) Horse Camps: $360.00 + HST = $414.00
Early Bird Discount if paid by May 10, 2024
$335.00 + HST = $385.25
Please Note: A non-refundable $75.00 deposit (per camp/camper) holds your spot(s)
Also Note: Full camp payment is due by June 1, 2024
(payment plans available)

Regular 5-Day Horse Camps: $425.00 + HST = $488.75
Early Bird Discount if paid by May 10, 2024
$400.00 + HST = $460.00
Please Note: A non-refundable $75.00 deposit (per camp/camper) holds your spot(s)
Also Note: Full camp payment is due by June 1, 2024
(payment plans available)