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Join us for some fun in the saddle!  Our camps offer opportunities for both new and experienced riders to learn about, ride, and play games on horses. We offer weekday camps during summer and fall breaks, and weekend camps throughout the school year. Slots are open to kids ages 6+ (though special accommodations can be made for younger students).  Campers should bring a lunch each day, and wear close-toed shoes and clothing appropriate to the forecasted weather.  Spaces are limited, so make sure to reserve a spot on the bottom of this page!

Beginner Camps

2020 Date Options: June 1-4, June 22-25, or July 20-23

Riders with little to no riding experience will spend a week in the summer learning the basics of horse care, hippology, and equine sports, and participate in fun games and activities throughout the week. (Camp runs in June & July, 10:00-1:00, Mon-Thurs, max. 12 riders, ages 6+, $200)

  • Monday: Colors & Markings, Grooming & Tacking, Beanbag Balance & Golfball/Spoon Challenge
  • Tuesday: Anatomy, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Keyhole, Foot & Grain Sack Races, Pin the Tail on the Pony
  • Wednesday: Horse Breeds & Sizes, Jumping a Course & Crossrails, Reverse Limbo
  • Thursday: Safety Protocols, Obstacle Course, Trail Rides, Picnic & Bracelets

Intermediate Camps

2020 Camp Options: June 8-11, July 6-9, or July 13-16

Riders with basic riding and handling experience will dig deeper into horse care, hippology, and equine sports, and participate in fun games and activities throughout the week. (Camp runs in June & July, 10:00-1:00, Mon-Thurs, max. 8 riders, ages 8+, $250)

  • Monday: Color Genetics, Showmanship & Horsemanship Patterns, Horseback Yoga
  • Tuesday: Muscle, Bone, & Organ Anatomy, Jumping Courses & Jump Chute Challenge, Horse Painting
  • Wednesday: Human & Horse Show Makeovers, Beachball Polo, Pool Noodle Jousting, Mounted Archery, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, & Horseketball
  • Thursday: Safety Protocols, Obstacle Course, Trail Rides, Picnic & Bracelets

Advanced Camps

2020 Camp Options: June 15-18

Riders proficient in walk, trot, canter, and all aspects of horse handling can participate in advanced level activities.  Each day we will meet at the farm, trailer to an off-site location for the activity, and then return home.  Specific destinations and return times may vary, and activities are weather-permitting.  (Camp runs in June & July, 10:00-1:00, Mon-Thurs, max. 10 riders, ages 10+, $300)

  • Monday: Cow Penning and Roping @ Stutsman Farms
  • Tuesday: Cross Country @ Derbyshire Farms
  • Wednesday: Obstacle Course Challenge @ Double B Horsemanship
  • Thursday: Trail Ride @ Potato Creek State Park

Weekend Experience Camps

2020 Date Options: April 25-26, May 16-17, August 22-23, or September 19-20

A mixed ability group of riders will spend a weekend in the spring and fall learning about horse care, hippology, and equine sports, and participate in fun games and activities throughout the weekend. (Camp runs in March, April, August, & September, 10:00-2:00, Sat & Sun, max. 8 riders, ages 6+, $150)

  • Saturday: Colors & Markings, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Keyhole, Jumping, Golfball/Spoon Challenge, Beanbag Balance, Horseback Yoga
  • Sunday: Anatomy, Horseketball, Beachball Polo, Pool Noodle Jousting, Mounted Archery, Calf Roping, Obstacle Course, Trail Ride, Horse Painting

Day Camp Add-Ons

Existing outside organizations can schedule to bring their campers to the Savage Riding Academy to add horseback riding to their current offerings.  Customize which types of activities you would like us to host for  you. The cost is dependent on the number of campers and time frame.