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Horsing Around: Otterbein’s Equine Science Camp

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Equine Science CampOtterbein’s popular equine science camp is back and better than ever! This English riding camp is a perfect fit for middle school students who love to compete, but it is also a great opportunity for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders and high school students who just want to ride. Campers will ride an hour and a half to two hours each day and learn the ins and outs of horse handling. Equine nutrition, braiding, equine first aid and general horse care are emphasized in this hands-on course.  This is a competitively priced academic camp that is sure to sharpen your equine skills. Just choose the camp week that best suits your schedule and register before it fills up!.

Dates: June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-August 1
(On Fridays, parents are invited to attend an end-of-camp horse show at 2:00 p.m. Pizza will be served.)

Times: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $399

For students: Age 10-entering high school seniors

Maximum capacity of each camp: 8 - 15

Location: Otterbein University’s Equine Center, 600 N. Spring Road, Westerville

Items to bring: Please bring a sack lunch each day, water bottle, snack, sun screen, change of clothes (shorts are fine), hair ties for long hair, riding boots (over the ankle, flat sole with heel), riding helmet, English riding breeches or jodhpurs recommended (jeans are fine, but make sure they do not have buttons on back pockets)

Instructor: Tenley Struhs

E-mail: tstruhs@otterbein.edu

Where to buy riding boots, breeches and helmet: Equus Now, 8956 Cotter Street, Lewis Center, 740-549-4959 (special pricing available for Otterbein campers)

Registration: Registration is now closed for 2014.

Questions? Contact Jill McCullough at 614-823-1250 or jmccullough@otterbein.edu

Otterbein University reserves the right to accept or reject any application or registration and expel any student whose conduct is detrimental to the other students, according to the camp director’s judgment. Otterbein reserves the right to cancel the camp due to insufficient enrollment or just cause.

Otterbein equine department faculty and staff are not trained in special needs or in riding therapy.

For questions contact:
Jill McCullough