BARN KIDS HORSE HUSBANDRY PROGRAM
Updated: Jan 12
Ages 7 -16 Weekly Hands on Learning Group
Spring Session (10 weeks) -$200 +gst
beginning first week of April
Fall Session (8 weeks) -$160 +gst
beginning second week of September
What is Barn Kids?
Barn Kids is a group designed for those who don’t have regular access to a barnyard and all the developmental and recreational benefits of growing up with animals, community, and acreage in their own backyard.
*Please note – this program is intended to supplement participation in our Discover Horses and Beginner Riding programs
· Cleaning pens, stalls, and paddocks
· Filling/cleaning water tanks and buckets
· Filling hay nets
· Mixing and feeding daily grain rations
· Yard work & grounds keeping chores
· Basic horse healthcare & and herdsmanship
· Equipment care & maintenance
· Daily care needs of a typical horse
· Task planning
· Time management
· Problem solving
· Barnyard Safety/Awareness
· Physical activity/fitness
· Work ethic
· Problem solving
· Confidence and Self-esteem
· Pro-social interaction
· Sense of belonging
Full payment is required up front to reserve space. Limited space available on a first come, first serve basis. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email which will include your dates, and basic program registration information. All parents & legal guardians MUST complete a registration form with waiver for each child who plans to participate. These forms are available online, by email, or at our office. They must be fully complete & submitted on the morning of the program at the latest or your child may be denied participation in the program.
**Session rates are for consecutive weeks and cannot be pro-rated
This program meets the criteria for the individual child grant with Jumpstart. Click here for more information or to apply.
Payment can be made using cash, cheque, or e-transfer once you have received an invoice.