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Summer Camps That Offer Horseback Riding Programs for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Horseback Riding Programs for Campers on Long Island

Find a horseback riding camp in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


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We know riding horses can be an expensive hobby, and owning your own horse is likely out of the question—especially if it’s not something your child wants to pursue in any professional or competitive capacity. So if your child shows an interest in horseback riding, it might be worth considering enrolling your little equestrian in a summer camp that offers horseback riding—and there are a handful of camps that offer horseback riding programs and lessons on Long Island. We’ve compiled a list summer day camps and summer programs that offer horseback riding for campers in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including summer camps in Old Westbury, Melville, Brookville, Middle Island, Medford, and St. James.

Dorothy P. Flint Nassau County 4-H Camp
5 Old Jericho Turnpike
5164337970 Ext. 11

Enjoy the “world of horses” as you take an active part in this program. It is a great introduction for those who have never worked around horses or will compliment any outside riding experience you may have. When registering, please indicate if you are a beginner or advanced rider

Friends Academy Summer Camp
270 Duck Pond Road
516-393-4207

Campers receive professional riding instruction based on their ability level. Beginners will discover how easy it is to walk, trot, and canter properly and with confidence. Campers will also learn about grooming and safety. More experienced riders with take part in trail rides and learn jumping fundamentals.

Future Stars Summer Camps
223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490

FSCamps Horseback Riding Camp is a unique partnership between FSCamps and Horseability. Campers enjoy horsemanship and riding at Horseability, as well as additional field play and swim time each day.

Gersh Academy at West Hills Day Camp
21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700

Located on Long Island's north shore, West Hills Day Camp is conveniently located near many well-known horse stables and equestrian centers, granting campers access to day trips and lessons centered around horseback riding.

Great Strides Long Island
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island
631-786-9708

Great Strides offers four-day equestrian experience summer sessions. Campers learn grooming, horse care, and have a daily riding lesson. Great Strides provides a daily snack, craft activity, and lots of horse fun!

Knox Summer Adventures
541 Long Beach Road
631-686-1640

No matter what your riding ability, we have a program for you. From beginner to advanced, come have an experience like no other in our nationally recognized equestrian program.

Les Elfes International
Chemin de Cli 7, 1936 Verbier
+41 (0)27 775 35 90

After spending the day mountain biking, rock climbing, attending the ropes course, playing tennis, or golf, our students can choose to participate in our horseback riding courses. The stables, right next to the campus, allow our campers to experience riding or practice this activity with professional riding instructors.

Oasis Camp at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
646-519-5066

The on-campus horseback riding stable is the largest on the east coast, and our campers are able to ride each morning! Any level from beginner to experienced is welcome to ride.

Old Westbury Summer Camp
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9268

OWSC offers an Equestrian Program to interested campers through the nearby Old Brookville Equestrian Center. The program is offered in Sessions II and III only. Children have the opportunity to learn not only how to ride, but how to care for their horse–feeding, grooming, and bathing.

Portledge Summer Adventures
355 Duck Pond Rd
516-750-3104

Off-site horseback riding in Brookville, learn to ride and care for horses. Individualized instruction in a safe, clean environment.

Thomas School of Horsemanship
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840

From beginner to advanced we have a horse to fit your riding level. Campers ride four days per week as a part of their daily activities, includes Stable Management and Horse Science. Private lesson available. Horses are available for lease if the student is enrolled in year-round lessons at Thomas School.


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