Horsemanship was once a vital skill, much like the ability to avoid sailing off the end of the earth or discern which pizza trees were poisonous. Master an ancient art of survival with today’s Groupon to Camp Red Cedar on Hursh Road. Choose between the following options:
- For $22, you get a one-hour horse-riding lesson (a $45 value).
- For $159, you get a series of eight one-hour horse-riding lessons (a $360 value). Eight-week sessions run in the following intervals:
- January 9–March 2
- March 5–April 27
- May 7–June 29<p>
Camp Red Cedar’s experienced instructors saddle up alongside students for thrilling lessons in the equestrian arts. Students must be five and up for private lessons and six and up for class sessions. Over the course of a one-hour session, pupils come to master basic maneuvers or practice advanced riding techniques such as galloping in perfect iambic pentameter. A stable of friendly horses eagerly awaits the chance to bond with riders and share flashes of their unique personalities and quirks. The handsome wooded acreage of Camp Red Cedar beckons to visitors throughout the year, with sunny meadows and a spacious outdoor facility for open-air riding. A heated indoor arena opens its doors to protect riders from winter storms and wild tosses during horseshoe-pitching contests.
Camp Red Cedar
Camp Red Cedar's chief goal is to provide a fun and caring environment for all family members––regardless of disability. The sprawling 57-acre facility offers traditional summer day camps, as well as year-round retreats for children with autism, down syndrome, and diabetes. Visitors can enjoy rock climbing, hayrides, and canoeing on Red-Cedar's 10-acre lake, or solicit a PATH-certified horseback riding instructor for a relaxing trot amid Indiana's scenic countryside.