Due to COVID we have strict social distancing and sanitizing protocols in place.
Number of spaces is limited to ensure the safety of all riders and staff.
Is your child crazy about horses? Are you looking for a unique summer activity filled with horses? Then Painted Hilltop Farm is for you!
Learn what it's like to own a horse of your own!
We are pleased to offer another season of summer day camps, for kids between the ages of 7 and 14. Our campers will create a bond with a horse, as well as the other campers.
Campers will learn the basics of horsemanship, grooming, handling and horse care in a fun environment. Campers will participate in nature hikes, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and more!
Learning Day Camp
These camps are open to
young riders ages 8-14.
These Camps are single days running from 9-3 pm.
The campers will participate in Equine Assisted Learning Activities, Horsemanship, Crafts and Scavenger Hunts.
Camps are developed to target important life and team building skills, offering a number of benefits to a number of individuals.
Sample Day Schedule
9:15 – 9:45 Groom/Tack up
9:45 – 10:45 Ride/Lesson
10:45 – 11:15 Untack/Put away
11:15- 11:45 Horse studies
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 -1:45 Horsemanship activity
1:45 – 2:15 Outdoor activity
2:15 - 2:45 Crafts
2:50 - 3:00 Snack
General Camp Information
** All riding lessons and camp activities are weather dependant and at the discretion of staff. Camp will run rain/snow or shine, however, if there is a heat/cold advisory - mounted lessons will be cancelled for the day and replaced with suitable activities.
What to Bring
Change of clothes appropriate for weather
Lunch, snacks, drinks, extra water
Sunscreen, bug spray
What to Wear
Riding pants or comfortable pants
Riding Boots or Winter/Rubber boots with heel
Riding: Campers will be grouped together according to level of experience using exercises and games designed for fun and skill development. Campers will practice appropriate skills for their their level.
Barn Management Sessions: We will introduce campers to the topics of horse health care, anatomy, markings, colours, intro to barn duties: feeding, mucking, sweeping, barn safety
Unmounted Activities: Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, Nature Walks, jumping a course on foot, Dressage Tests