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Bluegrass Riding Academy Summer Camps
Ride, care for horses, learn about equine science and visit famous horse farms, equine hospitals, Kentucky Horse Park, and other horse tourist attractions all in one summer.Camp is owned and operated by a Ph.D in Equine Science.
BGRA Summer Camps host both day and residential camps for riders interested in developing their horse and saddle seat riding skills. Beginners through advanced riders are welcome and are placed in riding groups according to their age and skill level. Participants may bring their own horse or use a school horse. Campers may register for 1 week or multiple weeks of camps. Campers live at the home of Dr. Sally Haydon, the owner/director of educational programs at the Academy. The maximum number of residential campers per week is limited to 12 campers.
During a typical day at camp, participants spend extended periods of time at the stables riding twice per day and learning practical horse skills and technical horse information. More scientific information is gained by campers through creative craft projects, games and activities. Some of the crafts, games and activities are centered on topics including horse care and health, horse anatomy, nutrition, conformation, management and history of the American Saddlebred.
Campers experience a real taste of the Kentucky horse industry by visiting renowned horse farms, horse shows and stables including American Saddlebred, Thoroughbred, Eventing and Dressage farms. Other sites visited while at camp include the Kentucky Horse Park, state of the art equine veterinary hospitals and equine therapeutic centers, breed associations, Churchill Downs and/or Keeneland Racecourse, and other equine businesses.
In addition to horse activities, riders are given time to relax at a local swimming pool and recreation center and participate in other recreational activities. Depending on the session the camper attends, the camper may have the opportunity to show their horse at a local horse show.
Horse Camp at Saddle Lake Equestrian Center
At Saddle Lake Equestrian Center, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care for our horses and learning opportunities for our students in a fun and safe environment.
This year we are proud to offer three full weeks of Horse Camps. At our camps riders will have the opportunity to learn how to groom, bathe, clip, band and braid a horse in addition to riding. Campers will follow in the footsteps of our barn staff, responsible for the care of our barn’s spectacular horses. The campers will participate in feeding and watering the horses twice a day and learn the types of hay and grain used, how much to feed the horses and why this information is important in horse ownership. Campers will participate in two riding lessons per day.
Cost for each camp session, per each camper, is $325.00.
Ask us about our discounts for Multiple Sessions.
June13th to June 17th
June 27th to July 1st
July 18th to July 22nd
All Camp Sessions are from 8:30-5
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Camp RHC for horse lovers
Campers ride everyday and learn about all aspects of horsemanship. Bathing, braiding and clipping horses and so much more at RHC Riding Academy.
Campers ride everyday. Our accomplished and experienced instructors teach western and english. We have wonderful horses who can teach beginners who have never been on a horse or advanced riders who are looking for more of a challenge. We have a team of ten lesson horses who are all extremely well trained and mannerly. Unique games and arts and crafts add to the fun at Camp RHC. The camp is located at RHC Riding Academy.
Come to Camp Pennyroyal! We ensure a traditional, experience we we help girls grow strong.
Camp Pennyroyal is a beautiful woodland site located 15 miles south of Owensboro, Kentucky. The camp features a brand new lodge, hiking trails, and a peaceful eight-acre lake for swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. The swimming area consists of a well-guarded crib (a shallow aluminum pool built into the lake for safety), roped-off swimming area, diving board, and water slide. Pennyroyal has a lodge for meals, a large arts and crafts shelter, a central shower house for daily showers, a Health Center, and an amphitheatre for skits and campfires.
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