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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.

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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.

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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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Juniors to learn Horseback Riding and Horse Care Workshop on Oct. 27

columbia horse centerTroop 3480 Juniors will learn how to care for horses and ride them on October 27 at Columbia Horse Center, inshaAllah.

There are 12 spots available for both horse care and horseback riding. Two hours of instruction is included at the cost of $17.50.

There are 11 spots available for horse care only which includes one-hour of feeding, grooming, and walking the horses. The cost of this program is $10. *No refunds, Trip is pre paid*

All spots are available on a first-paid, first-served basis. Download the Horsemanship permission slip. All paperwork and money are due by October 25. No paperwork will be accepted the day of the event. Make sure medical forms are on file. Girls should wear long pants and tennis shoes or boots with a low heel. Direct all questions Sis. Yasmeen.

This event will repeat in the spring, inshaAllah.

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What: Horseback Riding and Horse Care Workshop
Who: Juniors
When: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 4 – 6PM
Where: Columbia Horse Center
10400 Gorman Road, Laurel MD 20732
Cost: $17.50 (horse care & horseback riding) / $10 (horse care only)

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