The Girl Scouts of Colorado Horse Program will be maintaining a blog full of information on upcoming horse events. . . .keep reading our “Hoof Notes” for what the GSCO Horse Program is running around doing! 😉 We are gearing up for summer camp season but our hourly riding program will return August 17th.
You can see ALL horse related activities at the following link
In June and July we have half day events for Brownies “Horse Fun in the sun” and Daisies “Ponies and Pals” in Parker, CO – check out them in the activity finder or the above link.
Keep checking the activity finder link above to see what riding options we are offering at Tomahawk and Meadow Mt this Fall season. We will be offering trailrides as well as lessons for all level of riders in western instruction. We will also be able to offer half day and all day trailrides at Meadow Mt. Be sure to contact Julie Fischer for more information.
We also have list of Colorado Instructors who are offering 3 beginner lessons at $20 per lesson. Be sure to see our list on horse page. http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/horses
We will also be putting any events and upcoming information on the horse page.
We will be starting a year round WIT program. In the Fall WITs can volunteer with the riding program during year and earn hours of experience. Starting in August, contact Julie Fischer if you are interested in volunteering outside of summer camp and get more experience. We are also looking into a Jr WIT program for younger girls. Check back for developments on our future horse programs, some starting in 2014!
If you are over 18 and LOVE teaching kids how to ride, we will be hosting a CHA Instructor Certification clinic August 12-16th at Tomahawk for GSCO members and non members. You can find out more information at the GSCO horse page or activity finder link
We still have room in two of our horse camps at Meadow Mt: Blazing Saddles I and Rodeo Riders I. Come spend a week at Meadow Mt and ride ALL DAY! Rodeo Riders will learn advanced drill team patterns ad well rodeo events and do gymkhana. . .they will perform a drill team show for the parents to music end of their session. The Blazing Saddles camp will spend week riding the trails into RMNP and will have a slide show mailed with photos of their rides. This camp will also learn about packing, trail etiquette and Leave No Trace camping skills.
Check back in week or so for more updates on what the horse program is doing horsing around!