Riders ages 8-14 are invited to saddle up for a week of half-day riding camps at Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center. Each student will have their own horse for the week and will learn the fundamentals of horsemanship, grooming, tacking, safety and riding skills in preparation for a horse show each Friday.

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Days: Monday-Friday
Time: Mornings 9AM-12PM, Afternoons 1-4PM
Cost Per Session: TBA

Horsemanship Camp Sessions

Session 1: June 21-25: TBA Session 6: July 26-30: TBA
Session 2: June 28-July 2: TBA Session 7: August 2-6: TBA
Session 3: July 5-9: TBA Session 8: August 9-13: TBA
Session 4: July 12-16: TBA Session 9: August 16-20: TBA
Session 5: July 19-23: TBA

(4) Level 1 spots available
(2) Level 2 spots available

(4) Level 1 and 2 spots available


This camp is for beginners with little or no riding experience. Students will learn the basics of handling, grooming, tacking up and riding at the walk and trot.


This camp is a continuation of Level 1 and is intended for beginner/intermediate riders with some experience and confidence under their belt. To qualify for this level, students should be able to fully control their horse at the walk and be comfortable at the trot. When students are fully in control at the trot, they will begin learning how to lope/canter. This camp is the most popular and covers the widest range of riding abilities. Students generally take Level 2 multiple times; in each session, their instruction will be suited to their ability and confidence levels.


The horsemanship camp is one of our most popular summer programs, and spots fill up quickly. If the session you want is unavailable, join the waitlist by emailing equestrian@tahoedonner.com. Please provide the camper’s name, the desired session and contact information.


All cancellations must be made 14 days prior to the first day of camp for a full refund. For more info, email equestrian@tahoedonner.com.