Camp

Get immersed in horses at CAMP!

Spend a week with horses and ponies – Make new friends – Develop confidence and skills – Live your love of horses

Riding Camp Information and Dates

✬ Full-day camps for riders aged 7 to 13 years, beginner* to advanced.

✬ Maximum 12 campers per week

✬ NCCP certified instructors and experienced staff

✬ Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

✬ Two daily riding sessions + horsemanship activities

✬ Weekly “Fun & Games” afternoons + swimming

✬ Friday horse show and afternoon demonstration for family

 

Level 1 No formal instruction or a few lessons or one or two weeks of camp.

Level 2 Formal instruction or multiple camps, can walk & trot independently and have done some cantering

Level 3 Currently in formal lessons, cantering and jumping small jumps

*In order to get the most fun and learning from the camp experience, those who have never been exposed to horses should book at least one introductory lesson at our special Introduction to Camp rate of $30 (tax included) for a 30 minute session. nearly 50% off our regular rate.

Camp Week Availability

WeekLevel 1Level 2Level 3
1: July 2 - 6This Level FULL
2: July 9 - 13CAMP FULL
July 15 - 19no camp this week
3: July 23 - 27
4: July 30 - August 32 spaces available
August 6 - 10no camp this week
5: August 13 - 17CAMP FULL
6: August 20 - 242 spaces openThis Level FULL
✔ = spaces available at this level, this week
✖ = no camp at this level, this week

Please contact us to confirm availability in your desired week, then download the Camp Registration Form  fill it out and return to us by e-mail or mail.

Fees  Please add hst to all fees listed

5 Day Camp: $425

Helmet rental: $10 per week

All fees payable in full at time of registration. Payment can be made by cheque, cash or e-transfer. Please do not send cash through the mail. If mailing registration, please contact us to confirm availability.

Discounts

Early Bird Payment: Register by February 15, 2018 and receive $10 off per rider.

Multi-week/Multi-rider: Book 2 or more sessions for one rider or 2 riders from same family in one session and receive $10 off per rider, per week.

* Maximum discount per child: $20
* Max. discount per family: $30

Advanced Camp (Level 2/3)

Level 2 riders are currently or recently registered in formal lessons, can walk and trot independently and have done some cantering.

Level 3 riders can canter comfortably and jump a small course of jumps and/or have intermediate dressage skills.

What to Wear

  • Riding pants or comfortable stretch pants (jeans aren’t comfortable for riding)
  • Riding boots (long boots or paddock boots) or garden rubber boots with a small heel
  • Riding helmet (can be rented for $10/week)

You can get new equipment at area tack shops Vision Saddlery (Bells Corners), Greenhawk Harness and Supply (Nepean),  Ashland Tack & Feed (Ashton)  Encore Equestrian (Merrickville),  or Apple Saddlery  (East Ottawa) or you can find many items second hand. Always buy a helmet, new and not used to be sure it is still in good shape.

What to Bring

  • Change of clothes appropriate for weather: shorts and t-shirt for hot weather, running shoes and socks (no sandals or flip-flops)
  • Lunch, snacks, drinks, extra water
  • Sunscreen, bug spray, raincoat if rainy
  • Swimsuit, towel