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

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

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Find a horseback riding camp in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


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.

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 4-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!

Habitots Kids Club
1400 Middle Country Road, Middle Island and 703 Patchogue Yaphank Road, Medford
631-205-0279; 631-345-3200

Some of our field trips include horseback riding at local stables. Great opportunity to get acquainted with the care and love of horses!

Knox Summer Adventures
541 Long Beach Road, St. James
631-686-1640

We have 5 different equestrian riding camps throughout the course of the summer. They range from campers who are just beginning riding all the way to our IEA pre-season for competitive riders. Brand new this year, we will be offering an overnight camp experience for experienced riders.

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 & III only. Children have the opportunity to learn not only how to ride, but how to care for their horse – feeding, grooming, and bathing.

The Learning Experience of Mount Sinai
620 Route 25A
631-476-8700

We will be having a pony ride available for children to enjoy during animal safari week which the campers will absolutely love.

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. Most students ride once a week, some supplement their ride instructions with private lessons to further enhance their riding skills. Horses are available for lease if the student is enrolled year round lessons at Thomas School.


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