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Wed, Jun 28

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Sturgeon Bay

Youth full day 4 day horse camp

Whether you already take lessons with us, or are complete beginners, we welcome you to try this fun 4 day full day camp!

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Youth full day 4 day horse camp
Youth full day 4 day horse camp

Time & Location

Jun 28, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 01, 2023, 3:00 PM

Sturgeon Bay, 3320 Park Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA

About the event

9 AM - 3 PM

Ages: 8+

Beginner-intermediate.

Come spend the full day with us! Whether you already take lessons with us, or are complete beginners, we welcome you to try this fun 4 day half day camp! This camp will be jam packed with fun horse activities, riding, stable management,  and a fun show on the last day that parents/family members and friends are welcome to come watch and see the fun new skills we’ve learned all in a fun and safe environment.

Early drop off and late pickup is available for an additional cost.

Tentative camp schedule (Weather permitting)

9:00-10:30 AM:Introduction to instructors, the horses/ponies. Help feed and do some stable management/chores. 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.**

Cost:

$400 per person

Tshirt included

NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING CAMP: $200 (REST DUE DAY OF CAMP)

A model horse hand painted to look like their camp horse/pony is also available for an additional $30 and will need to be purchased when you sign up for camp. These are high quality heavy duty PLAYABLE models.

Minimum sign up to have camp: 5

Maximum: 8

If camp is cancelled by DCH you will be refunded the deposit or have the option of putting deposit towards private/group lessons.

Email Doorcohorses@gmail.com or text (920)495-3517 after you've filled out the form and sumbitted it. Your spot is not reserved until you have contacted me and put in your deposit! deposits can me made via credit card (phone) paypal, venmo, cash or check.  

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