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Horse Camps at Shady Hollow

Shady Hollow Assisted Riding (SHAR) will host mini-camp from 9 a.m. to noon, June 17 to 21, and full-day camp from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 24–28, at Shady Hollow Farm, located in Birdsboro, Berks County, alongside the Schuylkill River. 


Mini-camp, designed for children ages 5 to 7will teach basic horsemanship skills to beginner riders with little or no experience. Trained instructors, along with supportive volunteers, teach campers proper grooming, tacking, leading/lunging and English and Western riding walk/trot.  


Full-day camp is designed for children ages to 11 that have beginner to intermediate horse experience. Camp agenda includes riding lessons in both English and Western, leading, lunging, round pen, grooming, tacking, bathing, stall maintenance, health and wellness.   


SHAR, a nonprofit organization, provides an equine experience for people with physical, psychological and emotional needs. Summer camp participation helps to financially support these endeavors.  



Cost varies for members/non-members. Additional cost for extended care. Discount for registration by May 1. Registration forms, along with the $25 registration fee, must be submitted by June 7. Location: 959 E. Main St., Birdsboro. For more information, call 610-858-7937, email [email protected] or visit 

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