Rancho Summer Details 2022
SUMMER weeks are on sale until April 30th!!
Hurry... Seats are limited!
Rotation of activities, everyday something a little new.
Horsemanship, cultural arts, hand building crafts, local stories , native history,
trade skills, archery, native songs, fun activities & games
Daily needs: Water Bottle, Lunch, closed shoes, long pants, full t-shirt,
(optional) towel, water suit, change of clothing
Daily Horsemanship and Riding
30-40 min per day per student, in saddle - Sleep away students may ride up to 2hr max daily
Remember: horses are living 1200lb animals, please have realistic expectations about time in saddle will a large class m-f. We may have a occasional HOT summer days when we call a "bath day" and skip riding for the horses sake. We keep our primary focus on concern for animals wellbeing.
Horsemanship is 1 to 1.5 hr. (per group) we usually split the day into 3 rotation groups
(= 30 minute turns on horseback) some days we will be out on the lesson trail & other days in the covered arena,
we cover a large variety of information over a week of lessons, both on and off horses. Everyday Rides are in a controlled lesson environment with trainer.
Rancho riders are responsible for safety of others and themselves on the ranch.
Depending on a variety of factors we have 4-5 horses that work a low impact 3-4 hour day Mon-Sat. 9:am - 11:30 and
11:45 LUNCH 12:30- 2:pm last rotation 2:-2:15
then GROUP Skit Stories 2:20-3:00 3:00-3:20 SNACK /Free time and final 30 clean up & pack up!
SAFETY IS NUMBER #ONE!
We encourage experienced students help less experienced. older students are encouraged to take leadership roles in our daily activity.
EVERY "FRIDAY AFTERNOON AWARD CEREMONY"
As always ....Optional tent CAMPOUT every Friday night!