Back for Summer of 2020!
Host location: Old Spot Farm
Summer Camp Days
$80/day or $375 for a 5 day camp week.
Running from am till 4 PM
This camp is for any and all that want to learn more than riding! There will be daily activities that I will post as soon as they become available. Horseman camps will be held at Old Spot Farm, this location is weather dependent and schedule will be adjusted to accommodate weather.
Activities may include.
Anatomy, muscles, and massage
Bathing, braiding and clipping horses
Farrier seminar-basics of hoof care, shoeing, and doctoring common problems
disciplines-the differences, what every rider should know about all of the disciplines
Tack parts and cleaning
lunging, showmanship, groundwork
Frequently asked questions
Question: Other than riding what other activities will campers be doing?Grooming tools and procedures
Tack parts and care
Anatomy and massage/stretching basics
Showmanship and ground manners
Farrier care basics
Horse care (Feeding, stall cleaning, veterinary basics, etc.)
Braiding, clipping, banding
Question: What will he/she need to bring with them?
Long pants, and other weather appropriate clothing that you don’t mind dirty
Small heeled smooth soled riding boots
Horseman's Mini Sessions
These are run throughout the year prices, times, and days vary. Please check the Facebook page for up to date schedule.
Quick sessions that teach you about the non riding aspects of horsemanship. Want to learn about anatomy of the horse? Massage? Farrier care? braiding, wrapping, first aid, lunging, etc??? This is your way to do that.
We also do Mini Group fitness sessions, geared towards us riding individuals. Laughing, enjoying each others company, and trying our best to be the best riders for our horses!
Typical Schedule (2-3 hours)
1-2 hours of classroom or hands on learning
30-60 minutes of fitness activity (yoga or strength)
Show Camp Days
2 day camps prior to a show, $100 per session. Times and locations Vary.
This camp is limited to those students that are students planning to attend the shows following the camp. Being prepared and ready is always important, and this makes the show weekend much more enjoyable. Location will move around according to packing and where horses and show dates are.
This camp will involve:
daily lessons before the show
all of your show prep done!