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Junior Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia, Nov 23

Juniors will be visiting Camp Olympia to earn their Horseback Riding badge inshaAllah. Girls will learn how to groom a horse, how to saddle and bridle, how to lead a horse, how to sit correctly, general care of the horse, and take a short ride around the ring.

Girls should wear their Junior vest and weather-appropriate clothing. Long pants and smooth, (rubber or leather) hard-soled shoes with a small heel or riding boots are required in order to ride. Tennis shoes or hiking boots are not allowed for riding. A riding helmet with a chin strap will be provided for horseback riding.

In addition to the permission form, each girl must have a completed Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement. Permission forms, Camp Olympia release forms and payments are due at the November 15 troop meeting.

QUICK RECAP
What: Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 12:45 – 2:30PM
Where: Camp Olympia
5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, MD 20855
Cost: $25/girl
FormsParental Permission Girl Scout Year Form 2019-2020 AND Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement

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Junior Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia, Nov 18

Juniors will be visiting Camp Olympia to earn their Horseback Riding badge inshaAllah. Girls will learn how to groom a horse, how to saddle and bridle, how to lead a horse, how to sit correctly, general care of the horse, and take a short ride around the ring.

Girls should wear their Junior vest and weather-appropriate clothing. Long pants and smooth, (rubber or leather) hard-soled shoes with a small heel or riding boots are required in order to ride. Tennis shoes or hiking boots are not allowed for riding. A riding helmet with a chin strap will be provided for horseback riding.

In addition to the permission form, each girl must have a complete Camp Olympia Release Form. Permission forms, Camp Olympia release forms and payments are due at the November 10 troop meeting.

QUICK RECAP
What: Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 12:45 – 2:30PM
Where: Camp Olympia
5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, MD 20855
Cost: $25/girl
FormsJunior Horseback Riding Permission Form AND Camp Olympia Release Form

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Junior Horseback Riding Clinic, Dec 13

junior_horseback_ridingRiding a horse is one of the most exciting things you can do. But ask any good horseback rider her secret to success and she’ll say that understanding a horse is as important as learning how to ride one. Get clued in to horses, and get ready to ride!

Juniors will earn their Horseback Riding badge by learning the basics of horseback riding and horse safety, taking care of a horse, and then going for a ride at Beech Grove Farm in Gambrills, MD, inshaAllah. All girls are required to wear a heeled boot or shoe in order to ride. Girls should also dress appropriately for the weather (thermal underwear, gloves, hat) and bring a bag lunch.

QUICK RECAP
What: Horseback Riding Clinic
Who: Juniors
When: Sunday, December 13, 10AM – 2PM
Where: Beech Grove Farm
1575 Underwood Rd, Gambrills, MD 21054
Cost: $25/Girl
Forms: Horseback Riding Clinic Permission Form and Beech Grove Farm Release Form

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