Cedar Ridge Summer Camps/Clinics

Cedar Ridge Equine offers summer horsemanship day camps for youth of all ages. Camps/Clinics/Lessons available for beginners to advanced. In all our CRE Summer Horsemanship Camps, we believe it is important to teach life skill development and personal growth as an intricate component of our horsemanship program. After conducting several educational studies on life skill development through the use of horses, we found it most effective to teach about responsibility, relationships, communication, leadership, and team work through horse safety and care; haltering, tying and leading a horse; horse behavior observation and horse anatomy; and on-the-ground horsemanship. Campers will spend time in the saddle, working on the ground with the horses and will participate in daily take home equine crafts and journaling activities. We strive to provide a safe, fun and educational environment for all of campers and horses. If you do not own a horse, not a problem, we provide safe, sane, reliable camp horses.

Camp Descriptions

CRE Half Day Youth Beginner Horsemanship Camp:

In our beginner half day horsemanship camps, campers will spend one hour in the saddle, one hour in on-the-ground horsemanship life skill development, and one hour journaling and crafting. Ages five and up, unless approved by a CRE instructor. Campers with little to no prior horse experience welcome. Quality, safe horses available for all campers. Should the camper want to bring his/her own horse, instructor approval must be obtained prior to registration. Additional boarding fees will apply. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.
Time: Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
"Showdeo" for parents begins at 11:00 AM on Friday and is followed by a potluck BBQ.
Cost: $375 per camper, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
After Camp Care Stable Hand Program available (12:30-4pm Monday-Thursday) - Cost is $120 or $35 per day

MONTANA CAMP: JUNE 11-15, 2018
MONTANA CAMP: JUNE 25-29, 2018
MONTANA CAMP: JULY 16-20, 2018
CALIFORNIA CAMP: JULY 23-27, 2018
MONTANA CAMP: JUL 30 - AUG 3, 2018

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CRE Half Day Youth Intermediate Horsemanship Camp:

In our half day youth horsemanship camps, campers will spend 1 hour in the saddle, participate in on-the-ground horsemanship and life skill development, view demonstrations from equestrian professionals such as farriers and veterinarians, and spend time journaling and making take home equine related crafts. Ages eight and up, unless approved by a CRE instructor. Campers must have prior equine experience: be able to walk and trot independently on a horse without a helper. Quality, safe horses available for all campers. Should the camper want to bring his/her own horse, instructor approval must be obtained prior to registration. Additional boarding fees will apply. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.
Time: Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
"Showdeo" for parents begins at 11:00 AM on Friday and is followed by a potluck BBQ. Camp is dismissed after the BBQ.
Cost: $375 per camper, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
After Camp Care Stable Hand Program available (12:30-4pm Monday-Thursday) - Cost is $120 or $35 per day

MONTANA CAMP: JUNE 18-22, 2018
MONTANA CAMP: JULY 23-27, 2018

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CRE ALL Day Youth Advanced Horsemanship Camp:

This camp is designed for the serious "All Around Equestrian." The participant must own or lease their own horse to participate in this weeklong camp and have access to transportation for their horse. Parent chaperones will be needed for days that are offsite from CRE. The first day will cover a comprehensive on the ground "Horse Sense," clinic followed by a riding session focused on dressage/western dressage. The second day participants will haul their horses to a trail head and go for a guided trail ride (location to be determined). The third day would consist of a day of rodeo events and participants hauling their horses to a rodeo/barrel race in the evening (location to be determined). The 4th day would be dedication to English riding with an emphasis on hunter please/hunt seat equitation, introduction to ground poles/jumping, bareback, trail courses, showmanship and preparation of horses and riders for horse show Friday at CRE. The final day participants would prepare their horses for the CRE Horse Show, parents/family/friends are invited to attend to watch the show. The show will be followed by a potluck BBQ.
Time: Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: TBD per camper, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.

MONTANA CAMP: AUGUST 13-17, 2018

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Stable Hand Program (After camp care for 1/2 day camps):

‚ÄčThis program will be more in depth manner on the care of horses, more than the horsemanship camps cover. There will be NO riding of horses and very limited hands-on. Stable hands will learn how to feed depending on the horses' individual requirements, organize and clean tack & equipment, maintain and repair fencing and arenas, remove manure, and safe handling and proper use of ranch tools. There will be a strong emphasis of life skill development including responsibility, team work, communication, etc. Rubber boots and work gloves are recommended for participants. Participants will need to pack a lunch and snack.
Cost: Additional $120 per camper per camp or $35 per day
Time: Runs from 12:30pm to 4:00pm Mon-Thurs

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Clinic Descriptions

CRE Barrel Racing/Pole Bending Half Day Clinics:

In our half day Barrel Racing/Pole Bending Clinic, participants will spend time learning valuable warm up exercises for horse and rider on and off of the horse, as well as technique and fine tuning their the patterns. This clinic is open to all ages of riders, but they must be confident in their riding skills (walk, trot, canter independently) and must own their own horse. Boarding available, please put in comments box if you plan to board your horse with us. Additional boarding fees will apply.
Cost: $315 per participant per clinic, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
Discount Offer: $600 per participant if doing both Barrel Racing/Goat Tying Clinics, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
Instructor: Susan VanGalder of Kissing S Equine
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Stable Hand Program: Not Available

MONTANA CAMP: JULY 9-11, 2018

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CRE Goat Tying/Roping Half Day Clinic:

In our half day Goat Tying/Roping Clinic, participants will spend time learning valuable warm up exercises for horse and rider on and off of the horse, as well as technique and fine tuning their skills. This clinic is open to all ages of riders, but they must be confident in their riding skills (walk, trot, canter independently). Participants are welcome to bring their own horse, but are not required to. Boarding available, please put in comments box if you plan to board your horse with us. Additional boarding fees will apply.
Cost: $315 per participant, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
Discount Offer: $600 per participant if doing both Barrel Racing/Goat Tying Clinics, Mandatory non-refundable $75 deposit.
Instructors: Amy and Dusty Perry
Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Stable Hand Program: Not Available

MONTANA CAMP: JULY 9-11, 2018

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Introduction to English Riding Clinic - 2 x 1/2 Day Sessions:‚Äč

Students should be comfortable at walk, trot, and canter to participate in this clinic, it is okay if they have never ridden English. This clinic will focus on introducing the basic fundamentals of English riding from tack, attire, type of horses, and various events within the English Riding disciplines. The clinic will focus on hunt seat equitation, hunter pleasure, dressage and jumping basics. Open to all ages.
Cost: $165, Limited to 10 participants
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Instructors: Amy Perry
Stable Hand Program: Not Available

MONTANA CAMP: August 6-7, 2018

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