Riding Camp Experience:
Many riding facilities offer summer day camps for children, giving your child the opportunity to experience their love for horses.
A riding camp gives a child a chance to learn proper horsemanship, develop riding as well as social skills, ability to care for animals, and gain confidences in riding and working with horses in a healthy, physical and controlled environment.
Where to find Riding Camps? Finding a riding camp facility and camp director who is knowledgeable, skilled and well trained for teaching and caring for children is vital to make sure your child can learn to ride in a safe and appropriate learning environment. To find a summer riding day camp, 1) begin by searching for “stables” on the internet, near your city or town, that offer day camp, 2) once you find a stable, or stables, that offer summer camps, call and talk with the barn manager or camp director. Ask if they are the summer camp riding instructor and when is the best time to visit the facility and observe a lesson with your child and 3) Once at the stable, talk with children and other parents to get their opinion on the camp as well. Then use the Riding Day Camp Guide to make sure the stable meets safety requirements. More . . .