Riders who have not ridden before or only comfortable at the walk and trot.
Campers will start by learning the basics of handling their pony/horse safely. Next, we'll start with their one-hour formal English-Riding lessons with leaders, soon mastering the basic skills of riding on their own in a safe environment. Next, with a focus on safety, additional horsemanship activities will be included such as grooming, tacking, feeding, and basic horse care. To finish off the day, riders will participate in horsemanship games/theory, outside group games, singsongs, arts & craft activities.
Rider’s who are comfortable at walk, trot and just starting to canter.
Intermediate riders will be challenged with advanced horsemanship skill. With their one- hour formal English- Riding lesson, riders will work on building their riding abilities. Following, each rider will have a short course on beginner equine nutrition, show-grooming, basic first aid for horses, and advance horse theory.
Rider’s who are comfortable at walk, trot, canter and jumping.
Advanced riders will be tested on their advanced horsemanship skills. With their one – hour formal English- Riding lesson, the instructor will seek answers to why and how their riding capabilities work to make their horse perform. Following, riders will receive an introduction on loading a horse/pony on the trailer. As well, riders will receive a short course on advanced equine nutrition, show grooming, first aid for horses and advanced equine theory.