Summer Camp

EKG Stables Summer Day Camp Information

EKG Riding Camp/Horse Care $350

erintraining2Campers will be taught the skills associated with Hunt Seat Equitation.  Open to all levels of riders ages 7-18.  The camp includes 1-2 lessons per day, horse care time in the barn, a talk with a farrier, dentist, and/or vet, crafts, and on some hot days some time to cool off in the pool.  At the conclusion of the week, riders can compete in a horse show here at EKG Stables (entry fees to be paid separately).  This camp would benefit the child that is ready to learn to ride at a competitive level as well as educate them about the work and dedication associated with the care of the horse.

This camp is offered July 24-28 and Aug 7-11.  The hours of camp are from 9am to 4pm Monday-Friday.  There will be a later pick up time Friday for those riders competing at the horse show.  Early drop off/late pick up can be arranged for an extra fee of $10 per day.

Camper will need to bring daily:

Riding Attire (Mandatory)

  1.  Helmet (can be purchased at any tack shop and some tractor supply stores- MUST be ASTM/SEI approved- basic cost $40)
  2.  Paddock boots (a boot higher than the ankle with a minimum of 1/2″ heel)
  3.  Long pants (no Capris)camp

Optional riding attire:

  • Saddle
  • Gloves
  • Chaps/half chaps

       Also need to pack for the day:

  1.  Swim suit and a towel
  2.  Complete change of clothes- not for swimming or riding-  for other activities (t-shirts/tanks, shorts, tennis shoes are acceptable), socks, and hair ties

 

Please send your child with:

  1.  A lunch
  2.  A snack
  3.  A water bottle that we can refill throughout the day.  There is a refrigerator in the barn to store food/drinks.

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Summer Day Camp Information at EKG Stables

Introduction to Horseback riding and Horse Care $275

walkinghorseCampers will learn the basics of Hunt Seat Equitation and the care of the horse for ages 7-18.  The camp will include the grooming, bathing, theory time, lead line rides, crafts with a horse theme, time with the dentist, farrier, or vet, and all the basics associated with feeding and stable management.  On hot days, we may cool off in our small pool.  this camp would benefit the child who has always wanted a horse and is curious about the hard work and dedication involved with the process.

This camp is offered July 24-28 and Aug 7-11. The hours of camp are from 9am to 4pm Monday-Friday.  Early drop off/late pick up can be arranged for an extra fee of $10 per day.

Campers will need to bring daily:

Required Attire:

  1.  Hair ties
  2.  Long pants (not capris)
  3.  Boots with a heel
  4.  Socks
  5.  T-shirt for barn time
  6.  A complete change of clothes for craft, game, or theory time (tanks/T-shirts, shorts, tennis shoes)
  7.  A swim suit with a towel

*Please keep in mind your child will get dirty so don’t send clothes you do not wish to get soiled

Adjustable helmets will be provided for lead line time.

Please send your child with:

  1.  A lunch
  2.  A snack
  3.  A water bottle that can be refilled throughout the day.

(There is a refrigerator for storing food/drinks in the barn.)

Questions? Please ask!

EKG Stables Summer Day Camp Registration 2017

EKG Stables Summer Day Camp Registration Form

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