Horse Camps at Shady Hollow
Apr 01, 2019 01:09AM
Shady Hollow Assisted Riding (SHAR) will host a 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 7, will 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 8 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 HugAHorse.com.