We're happy to announce...

Girls Scouts and Camp Young Judaea have chosen

Walnut Hollow Farm for their 2017 camps!

2017 Summer Youth Camp

Make next  Summer one to remember! Your child will learn how to ride and care for horses while making some new friends too. They'll get a riding lesson each day, and will participate in horse-related clinics & demonstrations.

Holiday Gift cards are available!

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5-Day Camp

5-Day Camp

5-Day Camp

June 19th-June 23rd

June 26th-June 30th

August 14th-August 18th

Regular camp price $500 for five days.

Camp Schedule

9:00-10:00am

  • Arrive and check-in—get instructions for the day

  • Introduction to barn management

  • Clean stalls

  • Leading horses in/out of paddocks

  • Horse health check

 

10:00-11:00am

  • Lectures will cover the following:

 • Horse anatomy

 • Horse care

 • Visits from equine veterinarian, blacksmith, equine dentist, and local equine professionals

 • Equine illnesses – colic, thrush, lyme disease, cuts/wound care and much more!

 • Introduction to show braiding of the horse’s mane and tail

 

 

11:00-12:00pm

  • Riding lesson

  • Introducing grooming and tacking of the horse

 • Mounting and Dismounting

 • Study of horse biomechanics as it affects the horse’s gaits

 • The rider’s position and feel of the horse

 • The aids for the walk, trot, halt, turn and reinback

 • Introduction to cavalletti and jumping

 • Care of Equipment

 

12:00-1:00pm

  • Lunch

 

1:00-2:45pm

  • Swimming & Fun at the lake!!!!

  • Lifeguards on premises

 

3:00pm

  • Parent pick-up at Walnut Hollow Farm

Camp run time is: 9am-3pm

Early drop-off/late pick-up is available upon arrangement

Participants must bring their own lunch, bathing suits and appropriate barn gear.