Achorn Acres Farm

Summer Horse Camp Upton Massachusetts

Summer programs

April Vacation Horse Exploration

Ages 5-16

Full day 8am-3pm

Half day 8am-11:30am

   

April 16th

Please dress for the weather as April weather can be unpredictable.   Students are not required to have any experience. Experienced riders are welcome as well.   Students will be participating in educational projects, horse care, learning about first aid, horsemanship and crafts.  The class will cover grooming, leading, mounting a horse, steering, stopping and riding at the walk and trot.   Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel. They may bring a helmet with them if they have one. Loaner helmets will be available for students that do not have their own.  Students will not be allowed to ride in sneakers. Students are to bring a water bottle and a snack that does not contain nuts. Students that are staying from the morning session of camp are welcome to stay for a supervised ½ hour lunch included at no additional charge (they must bring their own bag lunch). Morning and afternoon curriculum will be different so student may sign up for AM and PM sessions for a full day option.   

Total cost $50/half day,  $100/full day





Pony Pals ages 3-6

3:30pm-4:30pm

The pony pals program is a program specifically tailored for preschoolers and kindergarten aged children.  Students will learn grooming by brushing our miniature horse Sneakers. They will then get to ride a horse or pony while attached to a lead line. Children will do balancing exercises on horseback. They will learn to steer and stop a horse.  Children will finish the day with a horse related project, craft or story time. This program is great introduction to horses and gets children comfortable and confident around horses. Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel.  They may bring a helmet with them if they have one. Loaner helmets will be available for students who do not have their own. If a child is sick or on vacation, 1 make up day is available but must be made up on the rain date.

Cost: $100/session

Spring 1 Tuesdays 5/21, 5/28, 6/4(rain date 6/11)

Summer 1 Tuesdays 6/18, 6/25, 7/2 (rain date 7/9)  

Summer 2 Tuesdays 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, (rain date Monday 8/6)



Junior Saddle Club ages 6-9 (grades 1st-3rd)  4-5:30

Saddle Club ages 10-13 (grades 4th- 6)  5:30-7

Sr saddle club 13-18 (grades 7-high school)  7-8:30

The Saddle club program is a great opportunity for children that want to learn more about horses than just riding.  Junior saddle club is designed for activities geared to Elementary age students, grades 1-4. Students get hands on experience working with horses as well as learn to ride with their peers.  Program includes hands on education program, learning to brush and tack up horses, leading horses, feeding and horse care. Students ride for approximately 30 minutes. This program is a great introduction for the beginner rider or a great supplement to private lessons for the more advanced rider.  Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel. They may bring a helmet with them if they have one. Loaner helmets will be available for students that do not have their own. Students will not allowed to ride in sneakers. If a child is sick or on vacation, 1 make up day is available but must be made up on the rain date.

Cost: $100/session

Spring 1 Mondays 4/22, 4/29, 5/6 (rain date Monday 5/13)

Spring 2 Monday’s 5/20, 5/27, 6/3 (rain date Monday 6/10)

Summer 1 Mondays 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, (rain date Monday 7/8)

Summer 2 Mondays 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, (rain date Tuesday 8/5)




Summer Horse Camp Ages 6 -16

Full day 8am-3pm

Half day 8am-11:30am

Explore the world of horses through this fun interactive camp. Open to all riding experience levels (beginners welcome).  Children will ride a horse daily, The remainder of the time will be spend on educational projects, horse care, horsemanship and crafts.  It will cover grooming, leading, mounting a horse, steering, stopping and riding at the walk and trot. On Thursdays students will participate in a “game day” on horseback. Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel. They may bring a helmet with them if they have one. Loaner helmets will be available for students that do not have their own.  Students will not be allowed to ride in sneakers. Students are to bring a water bottle and snack that does not contain nuts. AM and PM sessions will cover different topics. Student that would like a full day option can sign up for the AM and PM session; a supervised ½ hour lunch included at no additional charge for students doing both sessions (they must bring their own bag lunch).   

Total cost $200/half day $375/full day

Week 1 7/8-7/11

Week 2 7/15-7/18

Week 3 7/22-7/25

Barn Buddies

Full day 8am-3pm

Half day 8am-11:30am

We are happy to announce that we will be offering a Barn Buddies farm program again this summer. During this program children will get hands on experience with farm animals. In addition to learning about horses, children will get hands on experience with goats, ducks, rabbits, alpacas and chickens. Additional farm animals may be added as well.  Each day children will have an opportunity to have an option horse/pony ride. We will talk about fibers from animals and how we use it to make clothes as well as learning about growing food for people and animals. This program is open to children age 4-16. Cost for the program is $180. Students may enroll in both AM and PM sessions; a supervised ½ hour lunch included at no additional charge for students doing both sessions (they must bring their own bag lunch).   

Total cost $200/half day $375/full day

Week 1  6/24-6/27

Week 2  7/29-8/1

Program Name______________________________________________________________

(Example: Half day horsemanship camp)

Session Number_____________________________________________________________

(Examples: Session 1 6/25-6/28)


total amount due $__________

Student Information Form
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Address: ____________________________________________________________
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Emergency Contact:
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WARNING
Under Massachusetts law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to, or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities pursuant to section 2D of chapter 128 of the General Laws.
Signature (Parent or Guardian)________________________________________________________Date_____
Please send this form and check made out to: Coachman’s Legacy to 267 North Street, Upton Ma 01568.   $50 deposit is due per session  (example: if you sign up for one week of horse camp, one week barn buddies and one session saddle club $150 would be due)   Deposits are NONREFUNDABLE, They may be transferred to another week is available.











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