Junior High Equestrian Camp II

Monday, July 22, 2019 until Thursday, July 25, 2019


Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center
11039 29 Mile Rd
Albion, MI 49224
United States

About Camp

Make the transition to intercollegiate riding with our College-Bound Equestrian Camp.

An early opportunity to master the skills required by the intercollegiate riding format.  The Junior High Equestrian Camp is designed for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders and will focus on building no only the riding skills of students, but also increasing knowledge about general horsemanship.

REGISTER NOW for our unique opportunity! Limited places available, please register below by July 10, 2019

Lead Instructors:  

Randi Gardner, Hunt Seat Team Coach

Adam D'Agostino, Western Team Coach

Randi Heathman, Recruitment Coordinator

Who should join us!

Female equestrians who will enter 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2019.

Riding disciplines

  • Hunt seat (flat and fences)
  • Western (horsemanship and reining)

Prerequisites

Hunt seat riders must be capable of tacking up their own horses, walk, trot, and canter on the flat, and jumping courses of 2'.

Western riders must be capable of tacking up their own horses, walk, jog, and lope, and understand basic horsemanship patterns.

Students will ride twice per day and also attend unmounted lectures on college riding and other college-related topics.

Cost

$750.00

Student Housing

Students will be housed in a residence hall on the Albion College main campus and eat their meals (three per day) in Baldwin Hall, the campus dining facility.

Students will be shuttled to and from campus to the equestrian center each day (a three minute drive).

Supervision

All riding instruction is given by the coaches of the Albion College equestrian teams; students are supervised in the barn, dining hall, and residence halls by current Albion College student equestrians, who serve as camp counselors.

Recreation

Albion's Dow Recreation and Wellness Center provides an opportunity for campers to swim and play games after finishing at the equestrian center for the day. All after-hours activities and excursions are closely supervised by camp counselors.


For additional inquiries please contact:
Randi Heathman, '03
Equestrian Recruitment Coordinator
517-629-0538

or

Nancy Chapman
Director of Camps and Conferences
nchapman@albion.edu
517-629-0629

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