Riding instruction for children and adults of all levels.Specializing in starting the young rider on approriatley sized school pony or horse.
Arbor Meadow Farm offers 45 minute private lessons on one of our lesson ponies or horses or you may use your own horse. Lesson content focuses on balanced riding, technical instruction and basic horse care and safety instruction. Off site clinics are also available for small groups as well as coaching at horse shows. Each summer several workshops and camps are offered for children ages 4 - 17. For more information or to schedule a lesson day and time contact Bess Ohlgren-Miller 734-834-1844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ask about Equine Immersion Program.
Summer Programs Each summer Arbor Meadow offers Camp Programs, an Equine Immersion Program and opportunities to compete in horse shows.
CAMP PROGRAMS The most popular program each summer is the Fairy Princess Pony Camp offered to 4-7 year olds. Camp is usually held 2-5 days per week and is limited to 6 children. Each day the "princesses" receive a private riding lesson, instruction on safety and grooming and fun activities including crown decorating, fairy scavenger hunt and paint the pony. This all time favorite camp fills fast, so please call or email for information. Each summer a variety of other camps are offered for students 8 and up. Examples include Beginner's Basics, Roping, Dressage and Horses and Art.
2012 FAIRY PRINCESS PONY CAMP 6/25-6/29 9am-3pm $350 *after care available 7/9 - 7/13 9am-3pm $350 *after care available 7/30-8/13 9am-3pm $350 *after care available
EQUINE IMMERSION PROGRAM An all day program best suited for students ages 10 and up who have already been riding for one year, or by permission of instructor. Students come a minimum of one day per week or up to 3 days per week. Students receive a private lesson, participate in barn and horse management duties, medicating horses, helping with horses in training and socializing with other horse obsessed kids. Participation is limited to 3 students per day.
OPPORTUNITIES TO COMPETE Coaching and training for horse shows is available for students with their own horse or students may lease a horse. In 2012 we plan on competeing at the Lower Michigan Horse Association Shows with our students and a few dressage schooling shows.
2012 LMHA HORSE SHOWS April 21-22 May 12-13 June 9-10 July 21-22 August 25-26