“Own A Horse” at Legacy Stables Summer Camp

Horse Camp

Discover Legacy Stables Summer Camp in Caledonia, MI

Own-a-Horse Summer Camps at Legacy Stables

8001 Patterson Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316

Hands-on experience for all horse lovers! In a safe, structured, and FUN atmosphere, learn all aspects of horse care: feeding, grooming, safety, stable management, and of course riding every day!

Legacy Stables Summer Camp is part of the 2022 West Michigan Summer Camps Guide.

Own-A-Horse Summer Camp Details

Weeks Camp is Offered
June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22 - 2022

This Summer Camp At-A-Glance
AGES: Elementary, Middle School, High School Kids
CAMP CATEGORY: Adventure & Outdoor Skills, Animal Lover, Sports Camps

What to Expect at Own-A-Horse Camp at Legacy Stables

​”Horse Camp was a wonderful experience​ for my daughter! The staff took such good care of the kids and made sure the kids knew how to respect and take care of the horses. Every day she couldn't wait to go back!” Jazmin Johnson

Legacy Camp 2020 Kids Grooming

At Legacy Stables & Karin’s Horse Connection we love to share our little slice of heaven with anyone who seeks to experience the joy of a human-horse connection.

We offer horse lovers a safe, relaxing and family friendly environment to learn and make memories. While we cater mostly to new and inexperienced riders, we serve all ages and skill levels.

Our highly qualified and experienced staff works with over 28 well-trained, gentle ponies and horses.

‘Own-A-Horse’ Camp offers a hands-on horse experience for all horse lovers! In a safe, structured atmosphere, students will learn what it is like to own a pony or horse.

While having FUN at the stables they will learn all aspects of horse care including, feeding, grooming, safety, how horses think, stable management, and more! Kids will ride the horses every day in a variety of disciplines. At the end of the week they will earn an award.

Topics covered throughout the week include:

•Safety on and around the horse
•Horse Psychology – what makes a horse tick?
•How much does a horse cost?
•Help, my horse is sick!
•Various riding disciplines and the differences
•Feeding and general horse care
•Different breeds, colors and markings
•And more

Legacy Stables Summer Camp 2021 kids in masks feeding pony

Legacy Stables Is a Relaxed Camp With Lots of Hands On Activities

Other fun activities include barn games, horse crafts, giving a horse a bath, braiding your horse’s mane, and more!

Check out our website to ‘meet’ all our ponies and horses and the instructors!

Location: Just 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Grand Rapids, camp takes place at our beautiful horse farm Legacy Stables with two big covered (shaded) arenas with viewing area and classroom, and trails.

Camp is open to: All kids age 6 & up, all skill levels.

Summer Camp: Every week*, Monday-Friday, June-August
*Only Single day sessions available the weeks of June 20th and July 4th.

Times: 8:30am-11:30am and/or 12:00pm-3:00pm. Come for a half day or the whole day!

We also have a special VAULTING CAMP:
Perfect for kids who love gymnastics, dance, and horses! Enjoy all the fun of Own-A-Horse camp, plus experience the fun of vaulting!

Please remember:
• Wear long pants and enclosed shoes.
• Please bring a snack and drink for the day (lots to drink as it gets hot).
• Bring a lunch if staying for a full day.
• We supply riding helmets and all the horses specific tack needed for the rides.
• Masks are encouraged.

Limited number of participants. We have a high student to staff ratio. Sign up soon - our weekly spots fill up fast!

Legacy Stables Summer Camp 2021 kids in masks riding horses

Please visit our website to learn more about the other horse programs we offer at Legacy Stables and Karin’s Horse Connection like

Regular riding lessons for kids and adults
Trail rides (Families, couples, friends,...)
Birthday Parties
Kinderpony Program for kids as young as age 2
Therapeutic Riding/Adaptive Vaulting
Open Vaulting (gymnastics and dance on a moving horse)
Club “A Vaulting Connection”, with recreational and competitive classes starting at age 3.
Field Trips

“You don’t have to own a horse, you can fall in love with ours!”

Legacy Stables Summer Camp 2021 kids in masks cleaning stable

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