For beginner camps each child will be given approximately one hour per day on horseback. Children will have the opportunity to ride several different horses which will help their riding capabilities to grow. They will also get a chance to ride in both Western and English saddles and this gives them a chance to see which style they think they may prefer. The speed they will ride at and the obstacles they will learn to navigate through will vary based on skill level because safety is our priority.
It is our goal at Elkhorn Equestrian Center, that all children have a positive experience both on horseback and on the ground. Therefore, we strive to give children time to interact with horses on the ground as well as time to learn horsemanship skills that will help them with horses for the rest of their lives. Depending on the age range students will learn information ranging from how to bath a horse, horse colors, and basic first aid.
Campers and parents please arrive no earlier than 8:45 a.m. Please walk your child into the building, it is your job to sign them in. Parents please arrive no later than
3:15 p.m. for pick up please come into the building to sign them out. There is a $10 late fee for arriving after 3:15.
Long pants or jeans (no shorts). It is recommended to bring a bag with a change of clothes.
Closed toed shoes: Boots with a heel (no tennis shoes or sandals). If your child arrives in sandals they will not be able to ride that day.
Helmets are provided and are required to ride. You may purchase your own at your local Tractor Supply or QC Supply store. You may also want to bring bug spray and sunscreen.
Please bring a disposable sack lunch, water bottle, and pack a snack for our break time. Lunch will be 45 minutes long. There is no microwave provided to campers.
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