Horse Riding Camps For Adults And Youth At The U Of M Crookston

Summer camps for adults and youth interested in riding horses will be held in the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) located on the north side of the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. To register online for the camps, visit www.crk.umn.edu/summer-camps-and-conferences.

An Adult Horse Riding Clinic will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on May 30, June 6, 14, 20, and 27 in UTOC. Learn more from instructor Nicky Overgaard, about rider position exercises, horse training, trail riding exercises, horse control, and lateral work.

A Youth Intermediate Horse Riding Clinic will start on June 1 and run Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. through June 29 in UTOC. Students will learn from instructor Nicky Overgaard about rider position exercises, ground work trail, riding exercises, horse control, and lateral work.

For information on the Adult Horse Riding Clinic or the Youth Intermediate Horse Riding Clinic, contact Nicky Overgaard at novergaa@crk.umn.edu or call 218-289-4469

Youth Day Horseback Riding Camps will be available on June 28 for 7 to 10 year olds and July 18 for 11 to 17 year olds. The day camps, held in UTOC, are a great way to learn about horses. The day will be filled with learning about horse grooming, riding, and care. The day camps will be led by instructors Lindsey McNeill and U of M Crookston students. The day camps are limited to 8 participants per camp.

For information on the Youth Day Horseback Riding camps, contact Lindsey McNeill at lmcneill@crk.umn.edu or call 832-567-5132.