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. Camp runs June through August - see our summer 2020 dates below:


June 22nd-25th *FULL*

July 13th-16th *FULL*

August 3rd-6th *FULL*

August 17th-20th *FULL

Printable Release Form (to mail)

(For printable option, you must mail in or drop off completed form at the barn)


The camp cost is $300 per child, per session. To reserve a spot in one of our camp sessions, deliver a completed registration form, a completed and signed Release form, and a $100 deposit (per child, per week) to our Office Manager. The Deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. The remaining balance is due two weeks before camp begins. Cancellations with less than two-weeks notice are NON-REFUNDABLE.


Required Summer Camp attire:

  • Long pants are required when riding. Please bring a pair of shorts to change into.

  • Riding boots (a boot with a 1/2 to 1 inch heel)

  • An approved ASTM 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. If rain is likely, please ensure your rider has a raincoat.

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