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Cougar Mountain Stables

Horseback Riding Camp 2017 !

Do you have a horse-crazy child, who has always wanted to learn how to ride? Riding camp at Cougar Mountain Stables is a fun, educational and rewarding experience that will promote responsibility, build character and create memories that will last a life time!  Our programs are designed along side "The Pony Club" guidelines which will help prep students continue their equine education and sucessfully pass efficiency tests! When your child attends camp with us they will....

 

Unmounted Subjects:
- Characteristics of the horse
- General Horse Care
- Veterinary Basics
- Farrier Science
- Tack & Equipment
- Barn Maintenance

Mounted Subjects:
- Basic Position on the horse
- How to increase and decrease speed
- Proper balance on the horse
- Steering with perfection
- Jumping Basics
- Riding outside of the arena

 






Level: Beginners & Intermediate Riders

Ages: 6-13

Sessions: Monday through Thursday l Arrive 9:00 AM Depart 3:00 PM

Cost: $525, balance due before first day of camp!
$150 deposit required at registration
$500 If paid in full!


Extended camp hours are available after 3PM, for early drop-off and late pick-up available for $15/hour.

You may still register for a full sessions to be put on the waitlist. Some people have not paid their deposits yet, waiting for a check, if a deposit is not recieved the space will open.


2017 Scheduled Sessions

Session 1: June 26th - 29th - FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 2: July 10th - July 13th -FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 3: July 17th- 20th - FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 4: July 24th - 27th - FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 5: July 31st - Aug3rd - FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 6: August 7th - 10th - FULL! (Accepting Waitlist)

Session 7: August 14th - 17th -- FULL!(Accepting Waitlist)

Session 8: August 21st - 24th - FULL!(Accepting Waitlist)

Session 9: August 28th - 31st - FULL!(Accepting Waitlist)

Updated 6/22/2017 - 10:31 PM

 

 

Fill out the Camp Registration Form Today to reserve your child's space!
 

Riding a horse is a sport in which we take great pride; you will receive outstanding instruction and personal attention in your quest to learn about horses.

 

Cougar Mountain Stables 2017 Summer Camp Registration Form

 

General Information & Program Highlights
Monday - Thursday Schedule

 

7:00 - 9:00 am

Early Drop Off - Campers are supervised by Staff until the Camp day begins

9:00 - 9:15 am

Roll Call & Announcements - "Buddy" & Horse Assignments, Name Tags, and General Announcements

9:15 - 9:45 am

Groom & Tack - Buddies groom & tack their horse together with Staff instruction & supervision

9:45 - 10:00 am

Morning Snack Break - Bring your own snack or purchase something from the vending machines

10:00 - 10:45 am

Riding Lesson for Group 1 - In the morning lesson - Safety, Fun and Equitation Skills are practiced

All About Horses for Group 2 - Campers are taught the History of the Horse, Horse Care, Breeds, Colors, Markings, Anatomy, Braiding, Ageing by Teeth, and much, much more!

10:45 - 11:30 am

Riding Lesson for Group 2 - In the morning lesson - Safety, Fun and Equitation Skills are practiced

All About Horses for Group 1 - Campers are taught the History of the Horse, Horse Care, Breeds, Colors, Markings, Anatomy, Grooming & Braiding, Ageing by Teeth, and much, much more!

11:30 - Noon

Cool Out Horses & Tack Cleaning - Horses from Lessons are allowed to cool down, washed & put away. Campers clean their saddles and bridles

Noon - 12:30 pm

Lunch

12:30 - 12:45 pm

Groom & Tack - Campers groom & tack horses in preparation for the afternoon lessons

12:45 - 1:30 pm

"Games on Horseback" for Group 1 - The afternoon Riding Session concentrates on really fun activities with names like - "Pole Bending", "Simon Says", "Trail Riding", "Apple Bobbing", "Flower Folly", "Water Relay" and many more!

"Horsekeeping" for Group 2 - Hands-on learning covering topics such as equine behavior, equipment and veterinary care, grooming and feeding, anatomy, and horse ownership, among others.

1:30 - 2:15 pm

"Games on Horseback" for Group 2 - The afternoon Riding Session concentrates on really fun activities with names like - "Pole Bending", "Simon Says", "Trail Riding", "Apple Bobbing", "Flower Folly", "Water Relay" and many more!

"Horsekeeping" for Group 1 - Hands-on learning covering topics such as equine behavior, equipment and veterinary care, grooming and feeding, anatomy, and horse ownership, among others. 

  Arts & Crafts - Creative Fun in Our air-conditioned Camp Headquarters
2:15 - 3:00 pm Team Challenge - Based upon the morning's "All About Horses" instruction, Campers test their knowledge in a fun & friendly challenge while earning points & prizes for their team.
3:00 - 6:00 pm Late Pickup - Campers are supervised by Staff until picked up as late as 6:00 pm

 

Lunch
We recommend that students bring their lunch in a cooler. Please have lunch and snacks for every day. Cold drinks and snacks are available from the vending machines and free drinking water is always available from our CMS supplied drinking fountain at all times.

Equipment

SAFETY & DRESS CODE

For your safety and comfort, we ask that you adhere to the following dress code:

Helmet - All riders are required to wear an ASTM/SEI certified equestrian helmet. Helmets used for other sports will not be allowed. If you do not have your own, we have a wide selection of helmets for you to borrow.

 

 

 

 

Pants - All riders must wear full length pants. Shorts or skirts are not acceptable attire. Cultural/religious accomodations can be made - please notify us when booking the lesson.

 

 

 

 

 

Shoes - All riders must wear a boot with a small defined heel (i.e. Hiking boot, work boot, rain boot). Sneakers, "Ugg" style boots, open toes, or flat soles are not acceptable footwear.

 

 

 

Cougar Mountain Stables

15019 SE May Valley Rd. Renton, WA 98059.
E-mail: cougarmountainstables@gmail.com