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Kids Love Our Camps!

Our Daughter is currently attending the one week summer camp program at Fitzgerald Stables. She is having the time of her life (understatement). It has been wonderful picking her up each day and hearing about how much fun she has had and seeing how confident she feels. The program director, Tammy, has made all the campers feel right at home and, in addition to riding, helped them accomplish different tasks/chores at the barn. If you are considering lessons and or camp here It's well worth it!! Not just a camp or lessons- confidence builder!  —Carly C., August 2, 2017 

 

My daughter just finished horse camp with Fitzgerald Stables this past week. It was her first experience with riding lessons and she had a blast! She has ADHD and anxiety and the staff were so kind and patient with her. She gained so much confidence and fell in love with riding. We will definitely be looking into lessons here!  —Jenny S, August 1, 2018

 

This place is awesome! One of my sons has gone here for 3 years running and it is the activity he looks forward to the most each year. Highly recommended!  —Mark L, July 1, 2018

My son loved horse camp, it was his first experience around horses, so I was little concerned, but he absolutely loved it. Everyone was nice and the camp was well organized.  —Desislava S., August 1, 2016 

Horse Camps

Fitzgerald Stables offers a variety of horse camps for all ages! Give your child memories for a lifetime with a camp experience that is safe, educational and fun!

Summer Horse Camp

We offer half-day camps throughout the summer, depending on experience. Because camps are kept small and run by our own staff, we are able to tailor our camps to the individual students. Our camps provide a fun, safe environment where children ride, and learn about horses.

Our summer camp programs are for children ages 5-14. Each day the campers will be given a riding lesson, and learn something new about horses through hands-on demonstrations and to end the day, work on a horse-related craft. 

EXTENDED PICK UP HOURS ARE AVAILABLE. For more info, please inquire. 

 

SUMMER Camp Dates: 

Beginner I Camp: 9 AM - 12 PM, $300/child, ages 5-13

No experience required, for beginners on up.
June 10-14Sorry, This camp no longer available!

June 24-28Sorry, This camp no longer available!

July 15-19Sorry, This camp no longer available!

July 29-Aug 2 Sorry, This camp no longer available!


Beginner II Camp: 9 AM - 12 PM, $350/child, ages 7-15 

Best for a child who has attended prior horse camps and is wanting more in-depth instruction on riding and horsemanship. This camp is designed for a rider who is interested in developing their riding and horsemanship skills. 

June 17-22Sorry, This camp no longer available!
Aug 5-9 

Student Camp: 8 AM - 3 PM, $435 

For current students enrolled in our weekly riding lesson program. This is a 4- day intensive camp which will focus on improving equitation and horsemanship skills each day. A field trip to a horse operation/business will also be part of the week! July 22-25. We reserve the right to cancel or offer an alternate date on a particular week if the minimum of 5 campers is not met. 

Intro to Riding Camps: Ages 5-12, Dates: TBD

Sunday Intro to Rider Camps are held on select Sunday afternoons during the school year. Riders ages 5 - 12 may attend as many of these dates as they wish. Intro to Rider Camp is best for children who have seldom ridden and are looking for an introduction to riding basics, horse care, and responsibility taught in a safe and fun environment. The cost of the camp is $45 per child.

 

During camp, students will learn grooming and riding, and will experience other activities that will teach basics of horse care and safety. 

Scouting & Small Group Horse Camps (boys and girls)

Riding Camps for Scout Groups and Small Groups are held on select days during the school year.  This camp is for children ages 5 - 12 years.  Intro to Riding Camp is best for children who have seldom ridden and are looking for an introduction to riding basics, horse care, and responsibility taught in a safe and fun environment—although the experienced rider will have fun as well!  The cost for this special 2 hour scouting camp, is $25/camper.  We can accommodate 5-15 scouts per session.

 

Campers will learn how to safely work around horses, including: Grooming (cleaning/brushing & how to tack up a horse) Riding (a mini-riding lesson, assisted) Horse care (topics such as hoof care, bathing, etc.)

If you are interested in working on a particular scouting badge, such as Horse Fun, let me know ahead of time so we can prepare accordingly.  Other badge work may have additional charges.  Please check with me for pricing.  To arrange a special camp for your group, please contact me to discuss a date and time that would work best for your group!

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Fitzgerald Stables, LLC

40395 Leila Lane

Waterford, VA. 20197

703-867-7062

fitzgeraldstables@gmail.com

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