Summer Camp

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All camp registration will be through the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation, please contact them directly for registration questions.

Registration for Summer Camp opens April 5, 2023 at 9:00 AM via the Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation website. Our camp traditionally fills within hours, so be ready!

Our Summer Camp Horse Experience offers a safe and integrated horse and ranch experience for children ages 6-10, with or without special needs. General registration runs through Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation.

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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