Summer Camps

Information about our Summer 2020 English Riding & Horsemanship Camps

Camp Features

  • A private riding lesson each day from an experienced instructor on well behaved lesson horses and ponies
  • Daily hands on horsemanship lessons including how to groom, tack up/untack, bathing a pony, horse breeds, colors, markings, feeding, barn management and more. More advanced horsemanship lessons will be available for campers with more experience
  • A camp gift for every camper
  • Ride in a side saddle, bareback and a western saddle and in a pony pulled cart
  • Horse related arts and craft projects
  • A Horse Show on the last afternoon of camp which parents and friends are welcome to attend
  • A safe, fun and educational week with lots of horse time!

Equipment Needed

  • Riding boots (not hiking boots) and breeches or long pants must be worn for riding lessons. Campers may change into shorts for other activities, although, for safety, riding boots must be worn at all times around the horses
  • Helmets will be provided to those that do not have an ATSM/SEI approved riding helmet
  • Daily sack lunch (drinks will be provided throughout the camp)
  • Sunscreen

Camp Dates & Hours

Our 2020 dates are:

  • Camp 1 – Beginner Week June 14th – 18th; 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Camp 2 – Advanced Week June 21st – 25th; 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Camp 3 – Skilled Beginner Week June 28th – July 2nd; 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Camp 4 – Skilled Beginner Week July 12th – 16th; 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Camp 5 – Beginner Week July 19th – 23rd; 9.00am – 4.00pm
  • Camp 6 – Intermediate Week July 26th – 30th; 9.00am – 4.00pm

Childcare will be available before and after camp by prior arrangement.

Cost / Enrollment

The cost per week is $595.00 per camper. There is a discount of $100.00 for siblings and for a child’s second week. There is a discount of $100 if you bring and use your own pony.

The enrollment form and a deposit of $200.00 per camp should be sent to 3105 Godfrey Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020. Checks should be payable to Sugarloaf Farm LLC. Please use the Camp Enrollment Form and the Medical Information Form.


Frequently Asked Questions can be found here. Please do not hesitate to contact us at or by calling (408) 857-6240 for further information.