Summer Camps

2019 Farr Park Equestrian Center Camp

6402 River Road
Horse Lover's Camp

Farr Park Equestrian Center divides each weekly session of the camp into three different groups: (P) = pony camp (Ages: 6-8); (W) = Western-style riding (Ages: 9-12); and (E) = English-style riding (Ages: 9-12). When registering, be sure to enroll in the proper age group and style of riding. Campers learn basic riding and horsemanship skills, participate in crafts and games and other horse-related activities. Afternoon activities include field trips and activities around Farr Park.

SESSION 1: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

June 3-7 / 8 a.m.-1 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

SESSION 2: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

June 10-14 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

SESSION 3: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

June 17-21 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

SESSION 5: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

July 8-12 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

SESSION 6: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

July 15-19 / 8 a.m.-1 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

SESSION 7: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

July 22-26 / 8 a.m.-1 p.m. / Ages: 6-12

 

Horse Lover's Adventure Camp

Presented by Outdoor Adventure & Farr Park Equestrian Center

Does your young one love adventure? Would you like your child to experience less technology and more of the great outdoors? Then Horse Lover's Adventure Camp is where you want to send your child this summer! Campers will learn basic riding and horsemanship skills, and participate in crafts, games and other horse-related activities in the morning and after lunch, learn skills in the following areas: paddling-kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding, hiking, biking, fishing, archery, paddle skating, slack lining, land navigation, geocaching and other outdoor-themed activities.

SESSION 4: PONY, WESTERN & ENGLISH

June 24-28 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 9-12

 

Junior Horsemanship Camp

Objective: To educate young equestrians about the care and maintenance of horses and improve on their riding skills (English and/or Western).

Riding: Riders will improve on their riding skills based on their riding ability level. Riders can choose to ride Western or English. Riders will go on a trail ride once during the week.

Afternoon activities at Farr Park: Learn how to lunge, wrap legs (polo and standing), muck a stall, feed, bathe a horse, medicate a horse, load a horse into a trailer and more.

Other locations: Kleinpeter Equine Veterinary Services, LSU Large Animal Hospital, Marston's Feed Store, local horse farms and more.

July 29-Aug. 2 / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 13-15

Half-Day Session:
8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Early drop-off 7:30 a.m. / Late pick-up 1:30 p.m.
$135 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$162 for out-of-parish residents

Full Day Session: 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Early drop-off 7:30 a.m. / Late pick-up 5:30 p.m.
$200 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents
$240 for out-of-parish residents

Pre-registration required

 

More info:

frichards@brec.org

225-769-7805

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