I am hosting a 1 day Pony Camp, I have 3 ponies to do the camp with and access to larger western horses if needed. 1 Instructor and 2 counselors on hand.
Looking for ideas/structure 5 kids, 10 am - 3 pm
10:00 Check in, Campers receive T-SHIRT, Activity Book, Campers read barn rules as they are read aloud.
- How to Approach a Stabled Horse
- How to Groom a Horse with activity in activity book
- How to Lead a Horse (demonstrate then have students practice
10:45 Campers are assigned to a horse or pony to groom, Counselors tack ponies for mounted riding lesson
11:00 Mounted Riding Lesson and Games
12:30 Activities from activity book
Learn colors of the horse, horse colors quiz follows (in activity book), word scramble, etc.
1:00 Horse Shoe Painting/Decorating and T Shirt Decorating
2:00 Games: Playing in Sprinklers in swimsuit, Game 1: Water Balloon throw, Game 2 Balloon Pop,
3 PM Pick up
Please give suggestions on what to do for the mounted riding lesson and mounted riding games. Also looking for more unmounted games to end the day with.
For the mounted session I consider breaking the group up into a group of 3 and a group of 2 and incorporating games that required two people, Please make suggestions!