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Western Horsemanship 101

4-Day Kids Camp (Ages 6 – 16)

8:00am – 12:00pm

Monday – Thursday, weekly, beginning June 29-July 2, 2020; ending July 27-30, 2020

Maximum Class Size 6

$2500/child

TO REGISTER. EMAIL: ranchexperience@sorrelriver.com

 

Are your children ready to take their horsemanship to the next level? If yes, this in-depth, expanded version of our 2-day camp is perfect for your child! Our experienced Wranglers have put together a fun, experiential and information-packed horse camp designed to teach or expand your child’s knowledge of Western horsemanship. The 2-day camp is not a pre-requisite to the 4-day camp. Includes lunch, bottled water and a Team YeeHaw t-shirt and Star Badge!

The camp will include:

  • History, evolution, breeds, colorings & markings of the horse
  • Horse anatomy & terms (game)
  • Prey vs Predator
  • Body language of the Horse
  • Herd Dynamics (observation)
  • Catch, halter, lead
  • Ground work (hands-on)
  • At-Liberty (demo)
  • The how’s and why’s of grooming (hands-on)
  • No Hoof, No Horse … basics of hoof care (hands-on)
  • Understanding how the horse learns (demo)
  • Desensitization and why it is important (hands-on)
  • Saddle Basics and Parts
  • Bridles, Bits & Hackamores
  • Mount and dismount (including “emergency dismount” with prizes)
  • Moving your horse forward in a walk, trot using your legs and body
  • Rein management
  • Obstacle Courses (Experiential)
  • Arena Riding
  • (2) 1-Hour Trail Rides

PARENTS MUST:

Sign Waiver

24-hour advance signup

Sign-in and sign out

Leave cell phone number

Children cannot wander

Details

Start:
July 27 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 30 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
$2,500
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