Equine Summer Camp

Old Stone is an seventy-acre farm with indoor and outdoor riding facilities, trails, a pond, and a creek. The Old Stone Summer Camps utilize these facilities as well as our great horses to provide campers with a safe, fun environment for improving their riding skills and general confidence in the care of horses. At each of our camps this year, campers will be responsible for the care of a horse and will ride each day. Campers will be divided into groups based on age, experience, and ability. Some of the fun includes:

  • Games and activities each day, on horses, with horses, and about horses
  • Crafts and art projects
  • Visits from horse professionals such as farriers, veterinarians, dentists, massage therapists,etc. (arranged as possible)
  • An afternoon swim, with lifeguard, finishes each campers’ day.

Camp Dates

Camp Focus Dates Camper Ages
Camp 1 A Leg UP June 12 - 16 Age 6-16
Camp 2 Horsing Around July 31 - August 4
Age 6-16

A Leg UP

At this camp we will focus on learning or improving our riding and horse management skills. The camp will include building either a stadium or Cross Country Jump. The more advanced riders will focus on jumping skills but as always classes will be geared around each campers ability level.

Horsing Around

Along with riding and caring for your horse, we will play games, take time off to play in the creek or go for a hike in the woods. We will invite special guests such as; a lariat artist (roping), saddle repair experts, a Vet, and a Farrier. We will work on our “Natural Horsemanship” techniques (to help us with handling horses from the ground and prepare our horses for unusual or scary moments in their lives).

WHAT TO WEAR

Jodphurs, Jeans or Leggings (shorts may not be worn for riding)
Boots or leather shoes with low heels are preferred
Change of clothes for creek walking, hikes etc.

WHAT TO BRING

Hard hats must be worn when riding. If you own one, please bring it. If not, we will provide one.
Lunch (a small snack will be provided)
Sunscreen, swim suit and towel.

* Let us know if you would like your child to attend but can’t get the hours to work with your schedule. If we have sufficient demand we will set up a before or after camp childcare.

Please send your registration NOW to ensure your child’s place at camp!  You can do this by downloading and printing this form or registering online for this event. 

 

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