Summer Camp is aimed toward children on a traditional school calendar or children that track out during the summer months. The 2018 camp schedule will be posted soon! Triton Stables Summer Camp was implemented to provide campers with a safe, fun and educational riding experience, for those new to horses as well as for the accomplished rider. All campers are divided into small groups according to riding ability and students are mounted on horses appropriate to their skills.
Triton Stables Summer Camp was implemented to provide campers with a safe, fun and educational riding experience, for those new to horses as well as for the accomplished rider. For campers to receive the best experience out of their week at summer camp, campers must have English paddock boots. Campers may purchase boots at Dover tack shop at Brier Creek in Raleigh, or online at Statelinetack.com. Boots do not have to be expensive. The Saxon or Tuffrider brand is perfect for campers and only cost 30-50 dollars a pair.
Please use the online registration below to register for camp:
After registration: Please print and bring with you the following completed forms to your first day of camp.
-Camp check in is at 8:00 AM. Upon arrival, campers are divided into small groups based on riding ability and knowledge of the horse. Each group will dedicate time in the morning to learning varied aspects of horse care and horsemanship. Including but not limited to: Grooming, tacking and basic safety around horses. Each day these activities will be performed prior to the mounted riding lesson.
– All campers ride once a day during the morning hours. The riding lesson is directed according to the child’s experience level. The child will learn skills ranging from walking, steering, trotting, all the way to navigating a course of jumps depending on prior riding knowledge.
After the mounted riding lessons, a horsemanship lesson and a small craft (time permitting) half-day campers will depart at 1:00 PM.
– 6 to 16 years of age
– Monday through Friday from 8am to 1pm
Pick up is at 1:00 PM in the front barn parking lot.
For information on what your camper should wear please click here.