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Horsemanship Summer Camps for Kids in Marin

Miwok Stables camp

Photo: Miwok Livery Stables

Is your child fascinated by horses? Has she always wanted to learn how to ride a horse, or if she already rides, would she like to improve her skills? Horseback riding is always a popular summer activity, and a number of horsemanship camps throughout Marin for horse lovers to choose from. Camps have appropriate COVID-19 protocols in place, such as limited capacities. Keep in mind that some camps may be canceled of modify schedules without notice.

Miwok Livery Stables, Mill Valley

This equestrian center on Tennessee Valley Road in Mill Valley is open for registration. All-day camp hours for kids ages 8 and up are 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Cost and camp dates TBA. Visit for more information.

Morning Star Farm, Novato

Morning Star Farm in Novato offers both half- and full-day camps for kids 8 and up. Activities include daily riding lessons, grooming, saddling, games on horseback, trail rides, and bareback riding. The certified instructors and assistants will guide your child through the process of learning about horses. For more information or to sign up for a camp check out the Morning Star Farm website.

Halleck Creek Ranch, Nicasio

Halleck Creek Ranch in Nicasio offers summer horsemanship clinics for yout with special needs and their typically-developing siblings. At Halleck Creek Ranch, children learn tolerance, compassion and respect for differences while improving their horsemanship skills. Campers will experience grooming and tacking horses, daily riding in a covered arena and on the trail, vaulting, arts and crafts and team-building games.

Dickson Ranch, Woodacre

Dickson Ranch in Woodacre offers summer camps that include learning safety around horses, horseback riding and horse handling, learning to care for horses and equipment, as well as swimming, art and other fun activities. Camp status for 2021 will be announced soon. Call (415) 488-0454 or visit for more information.

Strides Riding Academy, Petaluma

Strides Riding Academy offers of equestrian camps with activities that include horse care, handling and grooming horses, outdoor games, crafts, painting, coloring, sewing, and more. Daily horse riding lessons are also available, as well as an archery add-on and a counselor-in-training program for children ages 12 and up. Visit their website at for more information and to register.

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