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Pam Hayes-Houldin + Horsepower featured in Hope in the Saddle Video!

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Nov 2, 2018

In February of 2018 one of Pam's prized horses was selected by Hope in the Saddle as the Therapy Horse of the year!  

Selected from more than 120 entries, Ebony was chosen as the grand-prize winner of the contest. Ebony (along with her human friend, Pam Hayes-Houldin) received a one-year supply of Nutrena feed, a $250 Tractor Supply Co. Gift Card, Hope in the Saddle gear and a commemorative trophy.  In addition a film crew traveled to Horsepower Farm from Boulder, Colorado to shoot the following video: 

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Topics: horseback riding summer camps

How To Choose Horseback Riding Summer Camps

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Feb 1, 2017

How to Choose Horseback Riding Summer Camps  

If you have a child who loves to ride horses then having them attend a summer camp can be a
great to spend part of their summer. Whether your child is a beginner or an experienced rider there is a horseback riding summer camp out there for them. For kids who are inexperienced but excited to learn, attending a horseback riding camp is a fantastic way for them to:

  • Hang out with kids who love horses
  • Learn horse-care and barn safety in a controlled environment
  • Gain horseback riding skills and experiences
  • Discover whether riding horses is something they want to do more of when they return home

For experienced riders who already take lessons at home and may even lease or own a horse, attending an equestrian summer camp gives them the opportunity to:

  • Be where they want to be - in the barn around horses everyday
  • Spend time with other campers who are passionate about riding horses
  • Take small group or individual riding lessons everyday
  • Be mentored by knowledgeable horseback riding instructors who are great role models

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Topics: overnight horseback riding camp, Guide to choosing a horseback riding summer camp, overnight horseback riding summer camp, horseback riding summer camps

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