Mini Camps (Ages 3-7)

This program will introduce your preschooler to the world of horses. They will learn about horse safety, grooming, & take “pony rides”. We will be working with the mini-horses first, then graduating to the gentle horses used in our therapy programs. We will also be having fun with horse games, stories & crafts. Healthy snacks will be provided.



 

Session I –  TBD

Session II -  TBD

Session III - TBD

Junior Camps (Ages 7-11)

This program teaches your youngster basic horsemanship skills, which include: safety, grooming, learning the parts of the horse & saddle, and riding. Introduction to various riding sports, Western and English.We will also be doing arts & crafts, and other activities to help children learn more about horses. Healthy snacks will be provided.



Session I –  TBD

Session II – TBD

Session III - TBD

Western Riding PROGRAM (Ages 12+)



For intermediate riders who are proficient in walking & trotting.

During this 3 hour camp, kids will learn Western riding skills, equitation & gymkhana events. Including, fundamentals of barrel racing, keyhole and flag race, along with Western riding skills. Please bring a sack lunch.

 

July -TBD

Programs

ONGOING PROGRAMS

· 1 hour Private Lesson - $40 – Mornings


We also offer Hippotherapy (Equine Assisted Physical Therapy) for children & adults with neorological and other challenges,  Therapeutic Riding, Equine Assisted Mental Health Programs and Programs for Disabled Veterans.



Hippotherapy (Hippo): is given to a variety of children and adult patients with varying neurological and physical needs. Among these, we service a large population of  0-3 yr. children and developmentally delayed adults from the Mountain Valley Developmental Services Agency.

Therapeutic Riding (TR): is offered to a variety of clients – children and adults – who have needs that can be addressed outside of the realm of Hippotherapy. These clients have many varying needs from having “graduated” from Hippo to dealing mostly with emotional/behavioral issues.. Our two major programs are those of intervention and prevention:

Traditional Therapeutic Riding: these programs are client need-specific treatment interventions for people with on-going life challenges – from physical [i.e. Multiple Sclerosis] to behavioral strategies for dealing with attentional issues and anger control.

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