Full Day Camps
These weeks will be horse-intense beginner through intermediate wrangler day camps for youth ages five to 18. The program runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for four days.
Campers will not only learn how to ride horses or expand their current skills but will also learn equine behavior and basic skills for equine care. There are multiple levels of Horse Day Camp. Each level is designed to match your camper’s current proficiency, and allow them to safely master certain skills before advancing to the next level.
For beginners, having fun and learning to be safe and confident while leading, saddling, and riding a horse are top priorities. The days will include horseback riding and other activities in the barn-like horse chores, equine education, and bonding with fellow campers through groundwork training with their horses. Intermediate riders will add to the basics with skills like balance and feet placement, leg cues, leads and loping, and bareback riding. The camp’s instructors will take great care to place each rider at their appropriate level.
The week will end with a horse show for parents and family in the afternoon of the last day, and campers will receive a photo of themselves with one of the horses they rode during the week as well as a 2021 Horse Day Camp t-shirt.
Two hours of horseback riding – all of the activities including form and technique in the arena, horseback games, and trail riding; a daily equine education class with a different emphasis every day; fully involved in the day’s care of the horses, from catching and grooming in the morning to graining and turning out in the afternoon
Sample Hourly Schedule - Subject to Change
- 9 am - 9:15
- Check In at the C Bracket Horse Barn tack room
- 9:15 am - 10 am
- Saddle up
- Catch, groom and saddle horses for the day
- 10 am - 11 am
- Horseback Riding
- Horseback riding (depending on skill level, focus on tecnique and form in the arena or games/trail ride)
- 11 am - 11:45 am
- Equine Education - classroom time
- 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
- Lunch & barn chores
- 12:30 - 1:30
- Horseback Riding
- Horseback Riding (opposite emphasis of what student’s group did in the morning)
- 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
- Unsaddle, groom, grain and turn out
- 2:00 pm -
- Check Out
- Check Out at the C Bracket Horse Barn barnyard Campers must be checked out by a pre-approved adult