Equestrian (Ages 6 1/2 – 16)
Butler Equestrian Camp offers a progressive summer equestrian program based on each rider’s age and ability. Our goal is to develop well-rounded equestrians in a fun and safe environment.
The high-demand two-week Equestrian sessions will be divided between Beginner and Intermediate programs.Register Here!
Ages 6.5 – 16 (Must be 6 by Jan 2024)
$1400 per 2-week session ~ each session will be divided into beginner and intermediate programs.
Beginner Riders: From no experience to comfortable trotting on their own.
Intermediate Riders: Can groom and tack their horse on their own, can halter and tie their own mount, and do no stirrup work. *A free evaluation is required for intermediate riders prior to camp starting.
Don’t know what level your camper is at or have questions? Email Emily at [email protected]!
Camp Programs (2–week sessions):
Session 1: June 17 - June 28
Session 2: July 1 - July 13
Session 3: July 15 - July 26
Session 4: July 29 - August 9
Hodge Podge: August 12 - August 16
Sample Day at Camp
8:00 - 8:30 Morning Meeting
9:00 - 12:00 Mounted and Unmounted Lessons
12:45–2:15 Tack and Barn Maintenance
2:15–3:30 Planned Activities and Pool
What Your Child Needs
- Riding boots
- ASTM approved riding helmet (sorry, no bike/other sport helmets)
- Riding gloves
- Water bottle – refillable
- Extra change of clothes
Start of Camp: (These items stay at camp for the session)
- Bug spray
- Creek shoes/boots
Lessons focus on riding abilities
Horse management skills.
Students will learn to groom and tack their own horses
- Social skills and, in many cases, new friends!