“Own A Horse” at Legacy Stables Summer Camp

Legacy Stables' 'Own-A-Horse' Camp Summer

Discover Legacy Stables Summer Camp in Caledonia, MI

Legacy Stables Summer Camp is part of the 2023 West Michigan Summer Camps Guide.

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 at Own-a-Horse Summer Camps at Legacy Stables!

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Quick Details

Day Camp Camp in Caledonia

2023 Camp Dates:
Offered the weeks of June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20
Camp At-A-Glance

    • Camp Focus: Adventure & Outdoor Skills, Animal Lover, Gymnastics & Parkour, Sports Camps
    • Good for Elementary, Middle School, High School Kids
    • Camp Type: Day Camp
8001 Patterson Ave, Caledonia, MI 49316
Phone: (616) 570-1106

A Closer Look at Legacy Stables ‘Own-A-Horse’ Camp

Sign up for Legacy Stables' 'Own-A-Horse' Camp this Summer!

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.

Experience the Joy of 'Owning' a Horse at Legacy Stables This Summer

‘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

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

Plan on Legacy Stables' 'Own-A-Horse' Camp

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

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

Camp is open for: All kids age 6 & up, all skill levels.
Spring Break Camp: April 3-7
Summer Camp: Every week, Monday-Friday, June-August
*Only Single day sessions available the weeks of June 19 and July 3.
Equestrian Vaulting Camp: week of July 24
Christmas Break 2023
Times: 8:30AM-11:30AM and/or 12:00PM-3:00PM. Come for a half day or the whole day!

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

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 you stay for a full day.
We supply riding helmets and all the horses specific tack needed for the rides.

​”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

Please visit our website to learn more about the other programs we offer:
Riding lessons kids and adults
Trail rides
Birthday Parties
Kinderpony Program age 2-5
Therapeutic Riding/Adaptive Vaulting
Vaulting (gymnastics and dance on a moving horse) age 3+
Field Trips

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

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