This class is for first time riders (no formal lessons) with little or no experience. This class will start with ground safety, how to groom and tack their horse, to a mounted lessons learning proper balance and control.
Days offered: Wednesday 4 – 5 p.m., Thursday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., or Saturday 9 – 10 a.m.
This class is for riders that participated in our Seahorse level in the Spring or attended our Equestrian Camp this summer. This rider should have confidence around the horse and have a balanced position doing a trot in a 2-point position while mounted. Classes will meet once a week for 1 hour lessons.
Students should able to develop and maintain a horse consistently bent in the direction of travel in a trot or a canter. Jumping courses under 3’. Simple change of leads, hand gallop, extended trot, and mount from the ground. Student should have intermediate control and be able to demonstrate a crest release.
Days offered: Monday 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Students will be working on the same skills as Amateur but with more advanced skills. They should able to develop and maintain a horse consistently bent in the direction of travel in a trot or a canter. Jumping courses under 3’. Flying lead changes, hand gallop, extended trot, and mount from the ground. Student should have intermediate control and be able to demonstrate a crest release along with leg yields. Riders should be able to correctly wrap their horse before each lesson.
Days offered: Tuesday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Students should be able to trot figure 8s, canter a 2 point around the arena, demonstrate trot to halt transitions, and group canter work. Small cross rails with elementary release.
Days offered: Monday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. or Wednesday 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Students will continue to work on same skills as the Hopeful level, but with more work cantering securely around the arena. Rider should be able to consistently pick up the correct leads. Jumping single crossrails lines and small verticals.
Days offered: Thursday 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. or Friday 4 – 5 p.m.
Students should be able to trot securely around the entire ring in a 2-point, posting trot, and over cavalletti poles. They should know and consistently demonstrate correct diagonals. During western lessons they should have the ability to sit deeply and softly in a jog. The rider should ride unlocked and flexible through their 3 shock absorbers. They will have a basic concept on how to ask and ride a canter down the long side of the arena.
Days offered: Monday 4 – 5 p.m., Tuesday 4 – 5 p.m., or Friday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Students should be able to trot a balanced circle, double posting, demonstrating a half turn in reverse, cantering crossrails, moving into higher verticals, and multiple jumping lines. The student should be able to explain the 4-phases of the jump and know the average horse’s trot and canter strides.
Days offered: Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
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Y-Guides Fall Long House
Ages: 5 to 15 years with Dad or guardian
Fall Long House is an overnight camping experience where tribes and individuals participate in traditional and non-traditional activities. The Annual Fall Y-Guides Longhouse is a great opportunity for dads and kids to make memories together. Tribes will participate in traditional campout activities like Movie in the Woods, Archery, BB Guns, Fishing, Smores, Hiking, Ceremony Council Fire and more.
Meals provided: Saturday lunch, dinner and s’mores; Sunday breakfast and lunch. Participants must bring their own tents and gear. (Some cabin accommodations are available upon request and availability).
Days: November 7-9, 2014
Program starts Friday night at 5 p.m. and end Sunday at 2 p.m.
Cost: Members: $50 per parent/child team, $10 for each additional child Non-members: $85 per parent/child team, $10 for each additional child
*Please note: participants must be currently registered as a Y-Guide or Trailblazer to join in the fun.Please register the father or accompanting parent for the Longhouse campout and list each participating child.
The Y-Club Afterschool Program is a fun place to be with lots of positive staff interaction and learning opportunities. We provide a healthy afterschool snack, physical fitness time, homework help and a wide variety of other activities, including STEM and time to socialize with friends or play games.
Hours: School dismissal – 6:15 p.m.
Ages: Kindergarten – 8th grade
Weekly Cost: $45 members/$60 non-members
When there is a half day at school, we will still hold afterschool and pick up the children from school. School in-service days and student holidays are included in regular weekly fees, except for holiday breaks (Winter Break and Spring Break) are registered and paid for separately.
Transportation is provided from:
» Carolina Springs Elementary
» Carolina Springs Middle
» Deerfield Elementary
» Oak Grove Elementary
» Red Bank Elementary
» Saxe Gotha Elementary
» White Knoll Elementary
» White Knoll Middle
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