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Summer Equestrian Programs

2020 Schedule

To register for Equestrian Summer Programs, please contact Tammi Gainer at 330.935.2300 ext. 104 or email tammi@pegasusfarm.org. Payment for each program is required at time of registration to reserve your place in the class.

Open to students of all abilities, ages 8 to 16, although some eligibility criteria is established for each program. Each student will receive a healthy snack and handouts covering the lesson's content.  

"Hands On Horses" Summer Program
 

Each day will include an unmounted theory lesson, groundwork with your horse, grooming, tacking and best of all-riding a horse! 

All of this will be accomplished while building a foundation of safety habits.

Learn all about horses and how to work with them including:

  • Horse handling/leadership/horse care
  • Herd behavior/body language/communication
  • Showmanship
  • Basic independent riding skills
  • Grooming and tacking
  • Breeds, markings and colors
  • And so more!

Each student will receive handouts to take home that reinforce the skills learned in class. 

Dates:

    Session #1: June 22-26

    Session #2: July 13-17

Time: 

9 a.m. - noon

Ages:

8-16 years

Cost:

$285 per session

  • Limited to 6 students per session.
  • For the safety of all, there is a weight limit of 180 pounds.

Day in the Barn - One Day Program
 

Want to know what it’s like to be around horses and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the farm? Pegasus Farm is hosting a new summer program for children six to 16, Day in the Barn. They will learn about horse safety, grooming, and the correct way to lead a horse, along with other fun, outdoor activities.

Dates: 

July 2, July 23, July 30, August 6, OR  August 13 

Time:

9:00-12:30

Ages:

6-16

Price:

$50.00 

Horsing Around - Three Day Program 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors at Pegasus Farm while you learn how to care for a horse, tack, and ride! The “Horsing Around” program for ages 8 to 16 will be three days full of knowledge. You will focus on horse safety, leadership skills, grooming, horse and tack parts, and finishing up your time at the farm on a horseback ride!

Dates:

Session 1: June 29- July 1

Session 2: July 20-22 

Time:

9:00-12:00

Price:

$150.00

*Weight limit 180 lbs.

Equestrian Vaulting Summer Program 

An equestrian sport that is growing in popularity, Vaulting combines dance and gymnastics performed on the back of a moving horse. The activity promotes balance, confidence and a oneness with the horse in a safe, supportive environment. Many students have taken vaulting lessons as a means of improving their riding skills. Others find it a unique and challenging sport in itself. 

Each morning will begin with stretching, muscle-building and team-building exercises, moving to the vaulting barrel, then moving to the horse. 

Date:

July 6-10

Time:

9 a.m. - noon

Ages:

6-18 years

Cost:

$205.00 per student

  • Limited to 12 students.
  • For the safety of all, there is a weight limit of 160 pounds.