Youth Summer Program

Our youth summer program emphasizes safety and fun in all aspects of playing with horses and handling horses day-to-day. This is a comprehensive program that emphasizes clear communication, mutual respect, and willing teamwork — skills that benefit youth in all aspects of their lives, not just horsemanship.

Each day includes a variety of activities and may include:

  • Elizabeth and DaisyBalance exercises
  • Ground play and riding
  • Grooming and caring for horses
  • Unmounted and mounted games
  • Group horsemanship lessons
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Bathing and grooming horses
  • Horsekeeping
  • Play time on the ranch

Youth Summer Program 2018

This year’s program is divided into two sections.


The Novice program is designed for youth who are new to our program. This program helps participants learn to become “horse listeners” and to develop skills to increase safety and have fun with horses.


The Advanced program is designed for current students who qualify, and is by invitation only. Advanced students have the opportunity to stay for the novice program to provide mentoring and support.


Every Monday in July.

Advanced program from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.

Novice program from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

  • July 2
  • July 9
  • July 16
  • July 23
  • July 30

 July 2018 calendar with all Mondays highlighted in yellow

Early Bird Special! Get all five days for $275, paid before May 30th.

After May 30th, $300 for all five days.

If you cannot make all five days, you can purchase individual days for $80 per day.

Contact Lisa Murphy at 530-263-1878 or to reserve your space.


Ages 5-15. Each participant must wear closed-toed shoes and bring their own water bottle and snacks. Helmets are mandatory for riders — you can bring your own or use one of our student helmets.

Register for Summer Program

It’s easy! All you need to do is:

  1. Download the Summer Camp Registration Form 2018 and the Release of Liability.
  2. Fill out and sign the forms.
  3. Mail them with your payment to the address provided on the forms.

Contact Lisa Murphy at 530-263-1878 or if you have any questions.

Summer Program Gallery


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