Summer Horse Day Camp

Have you heard? There is Horse Day Camp at Back of Beyond this summer! If you are between the ages of 6 and 11, enthusiastic about horses, and want to learn the very beginning steps of riding while having lots of fun with friends; this camp is for you!!

Camp runs from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Every day is full of exciting things to do with horses such as grooming, riding games and other horse-related activities. We have indoor and outdoor riding facilities, lots of trails and 9 special horses and ponies to enjoy. Each day also includes a Gospel application with the horses to help kids find hope and healing in Jesus.

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She Walks with Horses

Do you dream about spending time with horses? Do you feel drawn to these sensitive and majestic animals? Do you have a desire to develop a personal relationship with a special horse. If so, the She Walks with Horses program is for you.

We will begin with introductions to all the horses and ponies that live on the farm. Once you have met them all you can choose one to get up close and personal with. There is no need to have horse experience as we will take it nice and slow. Over the 4 weeks, we will teach you how to read the horses body language and become comfortable around them. You will also learn how to care for the horses and play Equine Assisted Learning leading games. Equine Assisted Learning is an experiential form of learning with horses that leads to personal insights and greater self-awareness. At the end of the program, you will have discovered there really is something special about a horse. So, choose a session and sign up to begin an incredible journey.

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Healing With Horses

Sessions consist of time with a certified Equine Assisted Personal Development Coach and a horse. The goal is to develop new skills, perceptions and better manage life’s situations. Each session includes lots of horse/human interaction and supportive discussion.

A certified coach works with children, families, and other groups to facilitate communication, empathy and unity. The horses are an integral part of every session and are the catalyst to opening up meaningful discussion and experiencing new ways to deal with life issues. Sessions can extend over a period of weeks or be a one-time event.

Please contact Cathy at 705-380-5226 to inquire about this program.

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Stable Kids – Home-School and After-School Programs

Hours spent riding and caring for horses is time well spent and a terrific way to enhance your child’s educational experience and leadership skills. Horses are amazing at teaching math, science, environmental awareness and of course, there is lots of physical activity involved.

When you sign your child up for the 3-week program (2 hours per week) they will get up close and personal with a variety of horses from little Muffin to Big Damascus. Along the way, they will learn the basics of riding while playing Pony Club style games and develop lots of horse care and handling skills. Open to children 6 to 12 years old. Don’t be surprised if your child falls in love with a special horse and wants to come back again and again.

Thank you everyone for a great Stable Kids Program.

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