Updated program information for 2019 will be available in January. Please check back.
Instructors are trained in horsemanship and carefully match the experience level of the child with an appropriate horse.
Safety is our top priority at Horse Camp. For all horse programs, we recommend that participants wear heeled leather shoes or boots. Long pants and protective helmets are required of all participants. Helmets will be provided by the camp. Our horse camp is a progressive recreational riding program and is not intended to replace formal riding lessons.
Alternative programs may be planned if weather conditions such as extreme heat, rain or wind jeopardize the safety of campers or horses.
Colts: Introductory Level
Colts is a one-hour-per-day introductory program for campers with little or no experience around horses. First-time riders will build confidence and skills while learning the basics of western horseback riding. Instruction includes safety, leading, mounting, dismounting, reining, and basic trail riding. The remainder of the day is spent in traditional camp activities.
Wranglers: Advanced Level
In Wranglers, experienced riders spend ten hours per week in advanced riding instruction including mounting, trotting, and
ring work. Riders also learn about proper horse care such as feeding, grooming, and saddling. Wrangler riders will also have the opportunity to enjoy scenic trail rides.
Circle Y Camp: 2-Week Session, Advanced Level
In Circle Y Camp, experienced riders spend ten hours per week in advanced riding instruction including mounting, trotting and ring work. Riders also learn about proper horse care such as feeding, grooming, and saddling. Circle Y riders will enjoy scenic trail rides. They will also showcase their skills in a special horse show during the Family night. Family night on the Thursday evening of the 2nd week of session.