Double L Stable
P.O. Box 218, Hancock, Maine 04640
Camp Dates 2013:
July 1st-3rd Mini Camp ages 5-9
July 8th-12th- Small Fry ages 6-11
July 22nd-July 26th- Small Fry ages 6-11
August 5th-9th- ages 12-17
August 19th- 23rd- ages 12-17
August 26th-30th- 18 & over LADIES ONLY
Camp Hours: 9am - 4pm Monday - Friday
9 am- Noon....stall cleaning, Class in basic horse anatomy and horse care. This includes: temperature, respiration and pulse, as well as cleaning and grooming and horse anatomy (form to function) Ground handling & fitting: This includes fitting a halter and saddle, leading properly and safely, basic safety in individual and group settings.
Noon-1:00....lunch, student is responsible for own lunch (except overnight students) soda and sugar are discouraged
1:00-3:30.....Riding: Individual and group. English & Western, novice to advanced. Lessons in indoor arena and outdoor arena. Students will learn the value of riding bareback as well as in a saddle. Teamwork and good sportsmanship is encouraged in all lessons. Jumping will only be permitted after student has shown good form riding. Riding skills must include walk, trot and canter and jumps will begin with 18" cross rails; safety always comes first! Students are encouraged to learn and care about the horse, not just to ride.
3:30-4:00....All horses must be properly cooled out before being returned to stall or pasture.
Friday 3:30PM (last day of each camp)...Student show & awards, family & friends are encouraged to attend.
During the week there will also be lessons in lunging and driving. Horse anatomy relays will be done to encourage teamwork and sportsmanship.
Attire should include: heeled footwear (no sneakers), long sleeved shirt , long pants, (no tank tops, dangling earrings, necklaces, or bracelets while riding) ASTM helmets are maintained on the premises if student does not have one.
Camp reservations must be made with a $150.00
non-refundable deposit for day camp and overnight camp.
Deposits must be sent within 14 days of verbal reservation.
Deposit will be applied to camp balance.