Ohio Horse Park

Students in the Equine Studies program work at the Horse Lovers Camp, teaching participants about grooming and riding horses.

Photo courtesy of: Ohio University Southern

Ohio Horse Park

Children in grades 1-6 attend the Horse Lovers Camp as part of the Southern Campus summer offerings for youth.

Photo courtesy of: Ohio University Southern

Ohio Horse Park

Camp participants learn about horse care, riding, safety in the stable and personal development concepts like communicating with others and resiliency.

Photo courtesy of: Ohio University Southern

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Southern Campus Horse Lovers Camp teaches kids more than just riding [VIDEO]


Students in the Equine Studies program at Ohio University’s Southern Campus get to put what they’ve learned into practice every summer, thanks to the annual “Horse Lovers Camp” for youth.  

The weeklong day camp is for children in grades 1-6 and teaches a varied curriculum. Participants learn animal care, proper horse grooming, riding and personal development concepts like communication and resilience.  

The Horse Lovers Camp is part of the summer youth offerings of the Southern Campus. It is held at the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace, Ohio. 


This article was submitted by Ohio University Southern Campus