Equestrian Camps

  1. Equestrian Summer Camp


    Introduction to all things horse related for kids that have little to no experience around horses. Hands on! Safety rules, haltering, saddling, grooming and handling lessons are combined with daily barn chores and riding at walk and trot, skills and confidence permitting. Participants will be assigned their own horse for the week. Friday morning performance will highlight learned skills. Please bring a water bottle and light snack each day. Jeans and closed toed leather boots/shoes are appropriate. If you have a rider with special needs or challenges, please contact supervisor prior to making reservation. Additional rules and/or policies apply. Limited to 8 participants. For questions about equestrian camps, call 417-833-3291.



    BEGINNER NEW RIDER – never independently saddled/ridden, limited experience.

    AGE
    7-17 yrs.
    Session 1
    June 6-10
    Session 2
    July 11-15
    Session 3
    Aug. 1-5
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    $180

     


    PROGRESSIVE BEGINNER
    Attended HorseShoe 1 and 2 or Beginner Summer Camp. Can lead, groom, saddle and mount with assistance/light instruction. Can start, stop and steer at walk, working on confidence in trot/jog.

    AGE
    7-17 yrs.
    SESSION 1
    June 13-17
    SESSION 2
    July 18-22
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    $180

     


    BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE COMBINED
    For any skill level ranging between beginner or intermediate.

    AGE
    7-17 yrs.
    SESSION 1
    Aug. 8-12
    SESSION 2
    Aug. 15-19
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    $180

     


    INTERMEDIATE
    In regular lesson program, independent rider at walk, trot and working towards canter/lope. Must have instructor approval, call office to register.

    AGE
    7-17 yrs.
    SESSION 1
    June 20-24
    SESSION 2
    July 25-29
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    $180

     


    ADVANCED
    In regular lesson program, cantering but needs more experience. Must have instructor approval, call office to register.

    AGE
    7-17 yrs.
    SESSION 1
    June 27-July 1
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    $180