Thu, Aug 22|
August 4 day full day Youth Horsemanship Camp!
This camp is for ages 7+ and is for beginner-intermediate. Campers are instructed from the first day on safety skills around a horse. They learn essentials about horse behavior and also experience important lessons in horse care through grooming, tacking, and specially-designed games and practices.
Time & Location
Aug 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sturgeon Bay, 3320 Park Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA
About the event
We offer our campers an active, healthy, and safe place to develop their horsemanship skills and build personal confidence. Campers learn in a safe, relaxed, and fun atmosphere through demonstrations, hands-on activities and horse related arts and crafts, some fun games and riding lessons.
Campers are instructed from the first day on safety skills around a horse. They learn essentials about horse behavior and also experience important lessons in horse care through grooming, tacking, and specially-designed games and practices.
All lessons are taught by experienced trainers and tailored for your child’s level and ability.
What does a day in camp general look like? (this is all tentative and subject to change)
9:00-10:30 AM:Introduction to instructors, the horses/ponies. Help feed and do some stable management/chores and learn about the importance of that. Once finished we will catch horses/ponies and groom, tack up, learn about safety around the horses and rules in the barn and in the arena. Learn how to lead the horse and head into the arena.
10:30AM - 12:00PM: Ground work demonstration, along with hands on learning about the importance of ground work. It is the building block to nearly everything we do with the horses! Discussion of safety rules and arena etiquette. Mount up and we’ll go over the basics of riding and learn to maneuver around obstacles.
12:00-1:00 PM: Break for lunch Q&A, trivia or a game/discussion along with some arts and crafts.
1:00-2:00 PM: Back out to the arena for another hour of riding! (Weather permitting and will vary from day to day, if bad weather arts and crafts or other game)
2:00- 3:00 PM: Untack, groom, clean up and put horse/pony away. Discuss equine behavior and body language while watching the horses in the field
This is just a part of one day! There will be so much more we will discuss and work on and learn about!
***Final day WILL be a horse show.**
$450 per person
NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING CAMP: $225 (REST DUE DAY OF CAMP)
Hit the RSVP link to sign up.
ONCE signed up, follow this link to place your camp deposit! No spots are saved until deposit is made!!!