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Rancho Summer Details 2024



Carpool seats are limited!

M-F Drop-off at Goleta carpool 8am - Pick-up 3pm

M-F Drop off in Buellton 8:30am - 2:30pm

Sleep-away SALE $600 sign-up with $100 deposit

Sleep-away any week of Summer (except 1st and last week)

Summer sale $200 any week!! 

DEPOSIT $100 Now 

Hold your seat (EARLY SALE for 2024)


Summer Dates

June 17-21, June 24-28

July 1-5, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26,

July 29-Aug 2, Aug 5-9, Aug 12-16


 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 min per day per student, in saddle - Sleep away students may ride up to 2hr daily


Remember: horses are living 1200lb animals, please have realistic expectations about time in saddle.

We have limited horses, some weeks are larger. Horses are with the class m-f. We may have the occasional HOT summer days. We may call a "bath day" and skip riding for the horses well being. We keep our primary focus on concern for our rescue animals needs. Every day we will groom, train, bathe, work on tack, horsemanship, tricks, and safety.  


Horsemanship is 1 to 1.5 hr. (per group) we usually split the day into 3 groups 

(30 minute turns on horseback)

in arena, out on the lesson trail & other days working with natural horsemanship training methods.

We cover a large variety of information over each week. Students work with the horses, both on and off.

Everyday Rides are in a controlled lesson environment with trainer and trainer helpers (CIT).

Rancho riders are responsible for safety of others and themselves during all of our activities. 

Depending on a variety of factors we have 4-5 horses that work a low impact 3-4 hour day

We encourage more experienced students, help less experienced. Older students are encouraged to take leadership roles in our daily activity.


 As always ....Optional tent CAMPOUT every Friday night and Weekly optional Sleep away!!

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