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Summer Riding Camp - 2016

What Happens At Camp?
Camp activities will include 2 daily lessons, trail rides through our woodland trails, lessons on grooming, tacking, feeding, cleaning saddles, horse anatomy & farm safety.  1 Trail Guide / Camp Counselor is provided per 6 riders. 

By the end of the week riders will improve their confidence in being around and riding horses.

Riders will also enjoy the Indoor Rubber Rodeo games room, mini golf, movies, & crafts.

Who Can Come to Camp?
Hatfield Farm Summer Riding Camp is ideal for riders ages 8 – 16 years old. All levels of experience are welcome at camp whether a complete beginner, novice or advanced rider. 

What Should Riders Bring?
Riders will need to supply:

  • Lunches & snacks
  • Lots of drinks
  • Closed-toe shoes (e.g. sneakers)
  • Comfortable, long pants for riding
  • Sunscreen / Bug spray
  • Clothes to get dirty in & an extra set!

Riding helmets are mandatory and will be provided to all riders.

Pricing & Reservations
$399.00 + HST per rider for 1 Week

Reservations must be made in advance. Maximum of 10 riders per week.  A $100 deposit is required within 5 days of booking and the deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable, unless the desired week does not reach a minimum of 8 riders and is cancelled.  In this case the deposit will be refunded or credited towards a different week of camp. The remaining balance is due on the first day of camp.

Daily Schedule
Camp is from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day (drop off starting at 8:30am / pick-up by 5:30pm) Parents and riders will be provided a full schedule for the week’s activities on the first day of camp. 

 

2016 Riding Camp Dates

July 4 - 8
July 11 – July 15
August 22 – August 26
August 29 – September 2

 

Riding Camp Rules

Riders must bring 5 waivers signed by a parent/legal guardian – 1 for each day of camp. Without these waivers riders cannot participate.

Waivers are available online: www.hatfieldfarm.com/files/waiver.pdf

The following rules will be reviewed with all riders on the first day of camp:

  • Riders are not allowed inside the Hatfield Farm Sherriff’s Office or Ice Cream Shack
  • Riders will not run in the barnyard
  • Riders must wear appropriate footwear (e.g. sneaker or boots)
  • Riders will wear the provided helmets at all times while on horseback
  • Riders will tell a Camp Counselor if they must leave the barnyard (e.g. washroom)
  • Riders will turn off lights, lock all gates, clean brushes after use, put away buckets and hang-up halters & lead lines
  • Horse poop must be picked up immediately and put in designated areas
  • Riders will pick up all garbage
  • Riders will not feed horses, except as instructed by a Camp Counselor
  • Riders will check-in with a Camp Counselor before leaving each day

And most importantly,
riders will have fun!