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SUMMER

CAMP

Each year, our Riding School offers Summer Riding Day Camp for children ages six (6) and older. Beginner and intermediate riders enjoy an hour of instructed riding each day, horse related crafts and games, learning proper horse care, and stable management. Camp begins promptly at 9:00am (no earlier drop off please) and ends each day at 1:00pm Monday through Thursday. Space is very limited! Camp runs June through August - see our summer 2024 dates below:

Session 1: June 10th-13th 
*FULL* Wait list only.

Session 2: June 24th-27th
*FULL* Wait list only.

Session 3: July 8th-11th
*FULL* Wait list only.

Session 4: July 22nd-25th

Session 5: August 5th-8th

Camp days and hours are Monday-Thursday

9:00am-1:00pm. Each session is $425.00 per camper

Camp Registration Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

To reserve a spot in one of our camp sessions:

  • pay the non-refundable deposit (per camper, per session)
    $210.00 PayPal
    OR
    $200.00 cash or check

  • completed Registration form

  • completed and signed Release form

The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE for any reason.

  • The remaining balance
    $230.00 via PayPal
    OR
    $225 cash or check

    is due two weeks before camp begins. Cancellations on fully paid sessions with less than two weeks notice are NON-REFUNDABLE.

  • We accept cash, check, or PayPal (must include associated fees).

  • You may pay the entire balance of camp ($425.00 cash or check, $440.00 PayPal) upon registration if you would like.

**Please note! Even if you have filled out the registration form, your spot is not reserved in camp until we receive the deposit. You may pay with cash, check, or PayPal. This deposit is non-refundable for any reason and goes towards the total cost of camp. 

Required Summer Camp attire:

  • Long pants are required when riding. Feel free to bring a pair of shorts to change into. Campers may also bring a pair of close toed shoes to wear when not riding.

  • Riding boots, or a boot with a 1/2 to 1 inch heel that covers the ankle. Paddock boots are encouraged. 

  • An ASTM approved horseback riding helmet (NO bike helmets).

  • Short sleeve shirts (NO spaghetti string tops).

  • Long hair must be tied back.

  • Each rider should also bring a lunch and lots of water. We do not supply water for campers. If rain is likely, please ensure your rider has a raincoat.

  • Please see 'where to purchase riding gear' on this page and the policies page.

Where to purchase riding gear?

Dover Saddlery 

195 Seminole Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22901

(434) 964-1301

Champion Saddlery

15225 Breedens Road, Doswell, VA

(804) 227-3434

Dreamshine Tack

1559 River Rd W, Crozier, VA

(804) 908-1625

Changing Reins

102 S Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA

(804) 752-6782

Myrna's Boots N' Bits

1112 Carmia Way, Richmond, VA

(804) 794-6774

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