Welcome to our Western Summer Camp, where young riders get the chance to dive into the world of barrel racing and pole bending!
This camp isn’t just about experiencing these dynamic equestrian sports; it’s a comprehensive journey into horse care, communication, and riding skills.
Understanding Horse Behavior and Senses: Campers learn to interpret and respond to the language of horses, developing a deeper bond and understanding.
Exploring Breeds, Colors, and Markings: A fascinating look into the diverse world of horse breeds and their unique characteristics.
Basic Horse Management: Practical lessons in nutrition and care, including types of feed, hay, supplements, and proper hydration.
Stable Management: Gaining insights into maintaining a clean, safe, and efficient stable environment.
Haltering and Leading Techniques: Essential skills for safely handling horses on the ground.
Anatomy of the Horse: Interactive sessions to learn about the different parts of a horse.
Horse Grooming: Hands-on experience in keeping horses well-groomed and healthy.
Understanding Tack and Riding Equipment: An in-depth look at the gear used in western riding, its parts, and proper use.
Tacking Skills: Teaching campers how to correctly tack up their horse for a ride.
Barrel Racing and Pole Bending: Introducing the fundamentals of these popular western riding disciplines, with a friendly competition on the last day (and prices to win :))!
Recreational Activities: Arts and Crafts: Engaging and creative projects for all skill levels.
Lake Time: Refresh at the lake, a perfect way to relax and cool off after a day of riding and learning.
Our Western Summer Camp offers a unique blend of education, skill development, and fun, ensuring an unforgettable summer adventure for young equestrian enthusiasts!