Learn how to ride and take care of horses! Every camp day is full of fun, games, and of course, horses! Campers also have a daily chance to make a splash in the indoor pool, play ping-pong, foosball, and billiards – all in a family friendly environment.

The 2022 Summer Horse Riding Camp dates are as follows:

  • June 13th-17th (Advanced Riders Only)
  • June 20th-24th
  • June 27th-July 1st (Intermediate Riders Only)
  • July 18th-22nd (Intermediate Riders Only)
  • July 25th-29th
  • August 1st-5th
  • August 8th-12th
  • August 15th-19th

Typical camp day:


Review the events of the day and explain or reiterate safety rules. Campers get a short lesson based on the curriculum for their level. Campers groom or tack up, with assistance from instructor as necessary.


Mounted hour long lesson, starting with mounted stretching exercises.


Campers cool down horses, sponge if necessary, groom and put away tack.


Break for swimming, lunch, games.


Listen to ground lecture and watch a demonstration on subjects such as grooming for show or horse health (Farrier/vet/etc).


Campers groom and tack up again.


Trail ride or mounted games and activities.


Time to go home!

Friday from 1:30- 3:00PM – 

Campers will demonstrate to family what they learned during the camp week. Listen to ground lecture and watch a demonstration on subjects such as grooming for show or horse health.

Camp curriculum:

Campers will learn:

  • The parts of the saddle
  • The parts of the bridle
  • Five major parts of the horse
  • Three riding aids
  • Basic grooming equipment used on a horse
  • The five basic coat colors
  • How to tell when a horse is adequately ‘cooled out’

Campers will be able to demonstrate: 

  • The proper way to approach a stabled horse
  • How to groom and tack up, including picking up and cleaning hooves
  • The correct way to lead a horse
  • Mounting and dismounting techniques
  • Walking, posting trot, and halting
  • Riding a figure 8
  • Mucking out a stall
  • Haltering and un-haltering
  • How to properly turn out a horse


Campers will learn:

  • The basic differences between good and poor conformation
  • Basic horse rations
  • Inoculations
  • How to take a horses temperature
  • The difference between a stallion, mare, gelding, colt, filly and foal
  • Two major parasites affecting horses and how to prevent them
  • The step sequence for the walk, trot, canter and gallop
  • The aids used to ask a horse for the right and left leads 

Campers will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Bathing a horse
  • Pulling a mane
  • How to disassemble, clean, and reassemble a saddle and bridle
  • First aid for minor horse cuts
  • How to braid a mane
  • How to give and accept a leg up How to jump a two foot course of fences
  • Riding a figure 8 and a serpentine
  • Posting on the correct diagonal and cantering on the correct lead
  • Riding safely on the trail
  • Posting to the trot without stirrups
  • Blanketing and un-blanketing a horse 


Campers will learn:

  • The parts of a horse’s musculoskeletal system
  • About floating teeth
  • The gestation period of a mare
  • How many teeth male and female horses have
  • How many hands high is a large, medium and small pony
  • Four color breeds
  • The initial treatment for colic
  • The amount of water horses require daily 

Campers will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Braiding a tail
  • Fitting a bridle and saddle
  • Treatment for thrush
  • Treatment for abscesses
  • Lunging a horse
  • Riding a three foot course of fences
  • Riding a cross country course with two foot jumps
  • Simple and flying lead changes
  • Turning on the forehand 

Typical Campers are from ages 6- 16 years old, but we can tailor camps for almost any age group.

Come join us for tons of fun and learn at the same time!

The camp runs from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Campers should bring their own lunch.

Pool ranges from 3 to 9 feet deep.

Campers should dress appropriately for lessons: long pants, boots or shoes with a ½ - one inch heel. ASTM certified helmets will be provided.