High Point Horse Weeks

2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session
2015 Summer Schooling Session

Do you have a child interested in learning to ride horses or looking to improve over the summer? We have 4 summer horse week sessions available! Come have fun, learn more about horses and horseback riding and improve your skills!

 

We will have riding games, riding lessons, water games, tie-dye t-shirt sessions and more! 

 

*Early Bird Discount Available until April 1st!

 

 

 

 

 

Call Alex at 7708686049 or email at athaxton13hpf@gmail.com for more information and questions!


Due to COVID-19, I will again be keeping numbers smaller than normal for Horse Weeks (only 10 spots per week), and we will again be doing everything outside to maintain maximum airflow.


SESSION LEVELS and DEFINITIONS:
BEGINNER: never ridden - canters a little
NOVICE: steers at canter - jumps up to 18"
ADVANCED: schooling 18" courses and up
QUADRILLE: 4 riders at a time will practice and perform a single dressage test (performed on the last day of the session); we will have a "novice" group option, where the test will only be walk and trot, and an "intermediate" group option, where the test will include canter.

SESSION DATES:
May 31-4: Beginner/Novice Week 1, AGES 6-10........$350

June 21-25: Beginner/Novice Week 2, AGES 10-15..............FULL

TBD: Novice/Intermediate Dressage QUADRILLE Week (must be able to steer at the canter).....$150

ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BRING:
- Sack Lunch
- Riding Helmet if you own one; if not, a public one will be provided
- Water Bottle
- Sunscreen
- BEGINNER/NOVICE SESSIONS should bring a clean white t-shirt to tie-dye on Monday
- BEGINNER/NOVICE SESSIONS should bring a swimsuit and towel Wednesday and Thursday for water games

ALL STUDENTS SHOULD WEAR:
- Long pants or breeches
- Boots or shoes with at least a half-inch heel (cowboy boots work great for the beginner/novice sessions, unless they already have paddock boots) *kids may NOT ride in sneakers*
- Shorts and light clothing may be worn after horse activities conclude (recommended); closed-toe shoes are preferred
- NOVICE/ADVANCED SESSIONS should wear paddock boots and half chaps, if they are not already wearing tall boots

BEGINNER/NOVICE SESSIONS:
(Due to COVID-19, we will NOT be allowing parents to attend pony games this summer. I will teach each rider a pattern and have him/her perform said pattern for a video, which I will send to the parent after the week is over.)

QUADRILLE SESSION:
On the Thursday of the Quadrille Session, the students will perform the quadrille that they will have practiced all week. Parents are encouraged to attend! Cate will let everyone know what time to be there for the performance.

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BEGINNER/NOVICE WEEKS: Each day begins at 9:00am. Please be 15 minutes early *on the first day* so we can take care of registration. You may pick your student up between 2:00-2:30pm at the end of each day. There will be a $25 fee per day for students picked up after 3:00pm.

QUADRILLE/DRESSAGE WEEK: Each day is 1:00-4:00. The first half of each day will be in a "classroom" setting, and the second half will be riding and practicing quadrilles.

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Photos from each session will be available at the end of each week on the High Point Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/pages/High-Point-Farm/115719361791864] AND on the High Point website [www.highpointfarm.org].

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Please mail a NONREFUNDABLE check (made out to High Point Farm, Inc) for the $50 registration fee (taken out of final session total) to:

High Point Farm
1051 Saxon Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677

If you prefer to pay via credit card, please contact Greg Thaxton at ThaxtonHPF@aol.com

The remaining amount due is to be brought via cash or check on the first day of session, as well as this completed waiver for High Point, if you don't have a new one on file with us already:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Yla2vpQExEfek3NLKzpHVRdFFMQ89W4xRH327gTkaWI/edit?usp=sharing

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $50 OFF if you register for June sessions before April 1, or for the Quadrille Week before May 1!

SIBLING DISCOUNT: $50 OFF for each additional child.
**you may use one discount per child per week (ie: either early bird or sibling, but not both)**