Before humans learned to ride horses, western films ended with cowboys jogging into the sunset. Saddle up with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $42 for two days of horseback-riding summer camp (a $90 value)
- $80 for four days of horseback-riding summer camp and a T-shirt (a $180 value)
- $155 for eight days of horseback-riding summer camp and a T-shirt (a $360 value)
Riding camps for kids ages 5–18 are held Mondays–Thursdays from June 18 until Labor Day weekend at Copperbeech Farm. Class times are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Three trainers and assistants help riders learn English riding, as well as play games and do yoga on horses, while advanced riders try bareback, jumping, trail riding, and beginning vaulting. Additionally, art and activity directors organize craft times, and assist youngsters in planting gardens.
Copperbeech Farm trots out friendly steeds for kids' riding lessons at a 32-acre equestrian estate. During riding lessons, groups of six to eight beginning riders aged 5–18 learn the fundamentals of riding and horse handling from two expert equestrians on indoor and outdoor tracks. More advanced Saddle Club sessions help experienced riders to build on basic skills in english riding style. In addition, summer camps for kids aged 5–18 combine horse training with craft projects, camp outs, and opportunities to organize other farm animals, including potbellied pigs, chickens, and ducks, into spontaneous performances of "Old MacDonald.