Summer Camp

Child participating in summer equestrian camps.

Summer Camps

Miami Equestrian offers summer riding camps tailored to those with no previous riding experience as well as those actively competing with aspirations of riding on a college team. We welcome all levels of riders in three disciplines: hunt seat, western, and dressage.

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Horse Days

Not sure if a week of horse camp is right for you?  Looking for a first experience with horses to learn about them, ride, and spend the day with them? Not quite old enough for ½ day camp? Horse Days are for you!  Horse days are for young horse enthusiasts ages 6-12.  Participants will join us for a fun filled day at the Miami Equestrian Center.  Activities will include riding, learning about horse care, horse behavior, crafts, and more! Hours are 9am-3pm.

Cost: $125.00

Horse Days Camp Dates and Registration
Dates Registration
June 3 , 2024 Register
June 4, 2024
Register
June 6, 2024 Register
June 7, 2024 Register

Half-Day Camps 

The half-day camp is designed for the beginner rider as well as the younger competitors ages 8–14. Camp activities vary from week to week, but include daily riding lessons and other horse-related activities. Campers will learn how to groom, tack, ride, and care for their horses while enjoying fun camp games and activities with and about their horse friends. The AM section runs from 8 am - 12 pm.>

Cost: $275.00

Half-Day Camp Dates and Registration
Dates Registration
June 10 - 14, 2024
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register
June 17 - 21, 2024
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register

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Full-Day Camp

The full-day camp is designed for riders ages 10–18 who have some prior riding experience and are comfortable grooming, tacking, and receiving discipline-specific riding instruction in an arena setting. Camp runs 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Riders will ride twice per day.

Cost: $500.00

Full-Day Camp Dates and Registration
Dates Registration
June 24 - 28, 2024 Register

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Overnight Camp

Miami's Overnight Equestrian Camp is open to riders entering grades 6 to 12. The camp is designed to further horsemanship and equitation skills in the saddle as well as develop strong horse husbandry and knowledge. In addition, campers will enjoy some fun and group-oriented activities on campus.

Camp includes room and board on campus, use of Miami's horse herd and tack, two structured riding lessons each day, classroom, and in-barn teaching. This camp is designed for riders who have received structured riding lessons and can tack the horse up independently (or with minimal assistance). Open to hunt seat, dressage, and western disciplines of riding.

Questions regarding this camp can be directed to: Beth Frey neumanba@miamioh.edu

Riders arrive Sunday afternoon July 14, 2024 and camp ends at 1:00 pm on July 19, 2024

Cost: $1250.00

Overnight Camp Dates and Registration
Dates Registration
July 14 - 19, 2024 Register

If your Equestrian Program involves multiple days, consider a stay at our on-campus Marcum Hotel and Conference Center

Community Lessons

Miami Equestrian Lessons offers community lessons for youth and adults during the summer
months and intermittently throughout the academic year. Beginning youth riders are strongly
encouraged to take part in a summer camp or Horse Day event prior to registering for weekly
lessons. Youth riding lessons are available to riders ages 8-17.

Basic Adult Development (B.A.D.) riding is for riders ages 18 and up to learn the basics of or reacquaint themselves with the art of riding. Riding lessons are scheduled at a set time over a four week period.

Cost: $200

Community Riding Registration

Basic Adult Development
Dates Registration
June 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 3-4 p.m. Register

 

Youth Riding Lessons
Dates Registration
May 29, June 5, 12, and 26 from 5-6 p.m. Register
May 29, June 5, 12, and 26 from 6-7 p.m. Register