Summer Camp

Summer Camp

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Our Summer Camp Horse Experience offers a safe and integrated horse and ranch experience for children ages 6-9, both able-bodied AND with special needs. General registration will run through Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation (link above).

This year we are opening a separate registration for current Hearts participants. If you are a current Hearts participant and you are interested in this program, please see Kristen or email [email protected]. The deadline for current Hearts participants is May 1, 2019.

Non-Hearts participants will be able to register via Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation (link above) beginning March 1, 2019.

Session dates:

June 24-28

July 8-12

July 15-19

July 29-August 1 (4-day session due to Fiesta)

August 5-9

For session pricing, contact [email protected]

This unique summer learning experience includes:

  • Horsemanship skills
  • How to take care of your horse
  • Horse science learning - learn the parts of a horse and what makes each horse unique
  • Horse art projects
  • Unmounted horse activities - get to know your horse and the power of non-verbal communication
  • Horse herd observation - learn how it relates to peer development
  • Three 1-hour riding lessons with a certified riding instructor

For more information:

Contact: Kristen Kallai
Phone: 805-364-5206
Email: [email protected]

Riders / Campers should bring pants and closed toe shoes, also a lunch, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle. Hearts will provide a T-shirt and extra sunscreen.

** Please note: In the event of inclement weather including excessive temperatures, wind, or rain, Hearts will provide unmounted indoor lessons for the safety of our riders, staff, and horses.

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