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Biggins Stable Offers Youth Riding Camp



Biggins Stable, located in Simpsonville, Ky, will be hosting its annual summer riding camp.  The camp is designed for youth,18 years of age and under.  Beginners through advanced riders are more than welcome.  The dates for the camp are June 20-25, 2016.  There is an option for day or overnight camp and a non-refundable $100 deposit is required upon registration.

Besides intensive riding instruction, the camp is a great atmosphere for learning and having fun.  The camp features: all meals, lodging, swimming, trail riding, bareback riding, educational activities including a field trip, crafts, a daily one-hour riding lesson, workouts, lunge lessons, the care of one horse, a grooming contest, and a fun show.  Educational activities also include a session with a farrier and veterinarian.  Instruction on harnessing and driving lessons, tail-sets, tail braiding, parts of the horse, equipment, tack cleaning, and a speaker on judging.

Evening activities for overnight campers include a trail ride, barbecue with a special guest speaker, and Junior Judging at the Shelby County Fair and Horse Show, where the campers can watch the horse show and judge the horses to the best of their ability. On Saturday, we have a Fun Show and barbecue, all parents are encouraged to come and watch what their campers have learned throughout the week.  Following the Fun Show, awards are given out to the campers.  

Come join us in June if you’re looking for a fun experience and an opportunity to learn new training and riding techniques or just polish up on you show skills.  Please call (502)722-5068 for more information.  “This is my favorite week of the year,” said Renee Biggins.  “I love having all the overnight campers stay in the house with my family.  So, please join us.  It is sure to be an experience of a lifetime and a way of forming lifelong friends.”

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