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Equestrian Camps

There are a variety of camps that center around horseback riding. The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) accredits equestrian programs at some camps. Camps can be a great way to learn more about horsemanship and improve riding skills.

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11 Tips from the Experts on Developing an Equestrian Camp Program

Posted on July 31, 2015 08:00 pm

This week we have two Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) certified instructors and equestrian camp experts sharing tips with professionals wishing to start a camp program. Teddy Franke, a CHA Level 4 Certified Instructor in English and Western and a Level 3 Packing Guide, currently manages Morrow Ranch Camp in Wamic, OR. Corinne Lettau, a CHA Level 4 English and Level 2 Western Certified Instructor, owns Denver Equestrians, LLC, and the Colorado Equestrian Center in Littleton, CO. Franke and Lettau shared 11 great suggestions with CHA for those who want to plan a riding camp, and CHA has multiple programs and certifications that can help camp managers develop and run their programs...Click on the headline above to read the full post.

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Three More Important Standards for Equestrian Programs

Posted on May 28, 2014 11:13 pm

Learn about three Standards for Equestrian Programs as published by the Certified Horsemanship Association. These standards are key for horsemanship directors and riding staff, who are obligated to ensure the safety of all staff and clients...Click on the headline to read the full post.

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The Top 15 Benefits of Horseback Riding

Posted on April 10, 2014 09:25 pm

Everyone has their own reasons for wanting to learn how to ride. The benefits of horseback riding are innumerable and are shared among all horseback riders. The benefits are life enriching, and CHA explores the top benefits that horseback riders enjoy.

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How to Find the Best Horse Camp

Posted on March 27, 2014 10:45 pm

Knowing what kind of camp you want to go to is only the first step. Last time, we talked about the benefits of going to camp and about the various types of camps with horseback riding programs. This week, learn some tips on how to choose the best horse camp so that the visit is safe, effective, and fun...Click on the headline to read the full post.

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Attending a Camp with Horseback Riding: From Day Camps to Summer Camps and Beyond

Posted on February 28, 2014 06:52 pm

There are all types of camps, and around 40% of camps accredited by the American Camp Association have horses. Finding a camp with an equestrian focus is easier than ever for horse enthusiasts. Other options to consider include age range, all-girls or all-boys or co-ed, length of time to attend, overnight or day camp, when to attend (summer camp, during spring break, or a weekend), etc. The Certified Horsemanship Association brings more information about equestrian camps to readers of its blog, "The CHA Way: Safe, Effective, and Fun."

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