CAMP CADENCE

Come explore the wonderful world of horses

Camps for Horse & Pony Lovers

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Outdoor & Indoor Riding

Two beautiful outdoor arenas, an indoor arena, & riding trails

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Safe & Gentle Horses

Carefully selected safe & gentle riding horses

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No Experience Necessary 

All levels welcome including first time riders

Now Taking Registrations for Fall Break Camp!

Our Camp Program

Since 2007 Camp Cadence has provided a wonderful opportunity for kids to learn about horses in a family-friendly and safe environment.

  • Perfect introduction to horses
  • Horseback riding instruction
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Horsemanship skills
  • Boys and girls ages 6-15
  • Indoor and outdoor riding
  • Safe camp horses provided
  • Superior facilities

Cadence Equestrian Center combines qualified staff, experienced horses, and excellent facilities to create a safe atmosphere where campers can advance their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy outdoor fun. 

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2022 Summer Camps

FULL DAY SUMMER CAMP

525 per week
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
  • 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • No Riding Experience Necessary
  • Ages 6 - 14
  • Boys & Girls
  • 2022 DATES:
    June 6 - June 10 (sold out)
    June 13 - June 17 (sold out)
    June 20 - June 24 (sold out)
    June 27 - July 1 (sold out)
    July 11 - July 15 (sold out)
    July 18 - July 22 (sold out)
    July 25 - July 29 (sold out)
    Aug 1 - Aug 5 (sold out)
  • Full Day Camp is the perfect camp for any horse crazy kid where longer days at the barn make for more horsey fun, and more time in the saddle! On most camp days campers will ride twice including in an individualized riding lesson, and again in the afternoon playing games on horseback, bareback riding, or trail riding. Campers will gain knowledge and confidence throughout the week and learn many skills including safety around horses, horse care, horse grooming, horse feeding, and more! Campers will also enjoy our fun specialty days including fishing day and water day!
    CAMP T-SHIRT INCLUDED!

RIDING ACADEMY CAMP

475 per week
  • TUESDAY - FRIDAY
  • 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Advanced camp for CEC Academy riders or other approved program.
  • Ages 8 - 15
  • Boys & Girls
  • 2022 Date:
    May 31 - June 3 (sold out)
  • Riding Academy Camp is an intermediate to advanced camp specially designed for our Riding Academy students! Campers must be enrolled in regular riding lessons at Cadence (or similar approved program) AND have instructor approval to participate. Riding Academy Camp campers will get lots of time in the saddle. Each day campers will ride TWICE including one riding lesson (riders divided by skill level) and one fun ride (i.e bareback, trail ride, or games on horseback). Campers will also participate in fun activities to further enrich their horsemanship knowledge and polish those skills.
    CAMP T-SHIRT INCLUDED!

2022 School Break Camps

SPRING BREAK CAMP

350 per camper
  • SPRING BREAK MARCH 14-18, 2022
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
  • 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
  • Ages 6 - 13
  • No Riding Experience Necessary

FALL BREAK CAMP

225 per camper
  • EDMOND FALL BREAK OCT 13-14, 2022
  • THURSDAY - FRIDAY
  • 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Ages 6 - 13
  • No Riding Experience Necessary

The best way to spend breaks from school is at the barn! These camps are packed with an assortment of fun holiday & horse themed activities. School break camps run in conjunction with Edmond Public School breaks. Each day campers will also enjoy a daily riding lesson (divided by skill level) and further their horsemanship skills while also getting festive. Whether your camper is new to horses or a seasoned equestrian, our camps are the perfect way for kids to spend their breaks!

Some of the exciting activities include:

  • Daily Riding Lesson
  • Trail Rides
  • Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Horse Care
  • Horsemanship
  • Stable Chores
  • Fishing

GENERAL CAMP CADENCE INFORMATION

Location:

14150 S. Pine St., Edmond, OK, 73034.  Directions:  From I-35, use exit 146 (Waterloo Rd.). Go east on Waterloo Rd. for approximately ½ mile and turn north on Pine St.  Go north approximately ¼ mile north and Cadence is on the east side of road.

Group assignments:

  • If you would like to request for friends or family members to be in the same group, we must be notified in advance.  Please make a notation on your camp registration or contact christy@cadenceequestrian.comat least two weeks prior to camp for any such requests and we will make every effort to group friends and family together.
  • We will automatically group siblings together unless we are notified to do otherwise.

Cancellation & change policy:

  • Camp tuition is due in full at the time of registration.
  • Up to 30 days prior to the first day of your selected camp: Refund, less a $100 cancellation fee.
  • Less than 30 days prior to the first day of your camp: No refunds, no credits.
  • Requests to switch camp dates will be considered (up to 30 days prior to the start of your camp), but can not be guaranteed.

 Drop off times:

  • Please check in at the Cadence Riding Academy/Camp Barn each day (first building on the left when you come down the drive).
  • Daily check-in begins at 8:45 a.m. (8:30 a.m. on first day of camp). If you arrive earlier than the check-in time, please wait in your vehicle until the appropriate time.
  • Please drop off your child quickly so that we can get camp underway on time each day. Note: we do not allow parents/guardians to stay during camp hours as this disrupts our activities and the campers' attention.
  • If you or your child will be more than 5 minutes late or absent, please text Camp Director, Christy Buchanan @ 405-513-4488.

Pick up times:

  • Please arrive for pick up promptly between 11:45 am - Noon (half day camps) OR 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm (full day camps). If you arrive earlier than pick-up time, please wait in your vehicle until pick up begins.
  • There will be a late pick up fee assessed for campers picked up more than 10 minutes late.

Camp attire:

  • Long pants, jeans, or riding tights/breeches.
  • Closed toed shoes (preferable with a heal), cowboy boots, or paddock boots.  Rubber rain boots are okay, but are not a very comfortable option for most campers.
  • T-shirt, tank top, or sunshirt.
  • Apply sunscreen and bug spray before camp each day.
  • Bring a hat on Wednesday (full day summer camp only).
  • Wear a modest swimsuit under clothing on Thursday (full day summer camp only).
  • Riding helmets are provided.

(If you are buying boots for camp and/or you think your camper may take riding lessons in the future, please invest in English paddock boots (not cowboy boots).   These are available locally at Red Earth in OKC and Circle E in Edmond.)

Daily packing list:

  • A small tote bag to put all of your camper's personal items in for the day.
  • Hand sanitizer or hand wipes.
  • Sunscreen if additional will need to be applied during day.
  • Large insulated thermos of ice water (write name on thermos).
  • Healthy sack lunch & drink daily - please do not send food containing nuts, peanuts or peanut butter!

Additional Items - Full day Summer Camp only:

  • Fishing pole that is ready to go, bait such as hot dogs or worms, bug spray & hat on Wednesday. We only have a few extra fishing poles so campers who do not bring a pole may not get to fish.
  • Swimsuit, towel, & water shoes on Thursday.  Apply sunscreen on your camper before camp.

Optional Items – During Extreme Heat (95 degrees or more):

  • Small battery operated fan or spray bottle.
  • Cooling towel such as a “Frogg” towel/chilly pad.

*** Please make sure your campers takes home all belongings each day.***

 Special instructions:

  • Please write your child's first & last name on every single item you send to camp.
  • Please be sure your child gets lots of rest the night before each camp & has a good breakfast each day.
  • Please put sunscreen on your child each morning + bug screen on them on fishing day.
  • If your child is allergy prone, please consider giving him/her a non-drowsy allergy medication such as Allegra, Zrytec, etc, the morning of each camp to avoid allergy issues that could disrupt your child's camp experience.
  • Your camper may bring fresh baby carrots and apples each day to feed to the horses, but please make sure to cut up in bite size pieces.

Not permitted items:

  • Do NOT send cell phones, watches or extra things with your camper; cell phones will be picked up and put in the camp office during camp hours -- we want our campers to be having fun at horse camp; not checking their phones!
  • No electronics, toys, balls, or games.

Specialty days (full day summer camp only):

  • Wednesday - fishing day!  bring your fishing gear with a fishing pole ready to go and bait of choice (worms, hot dogs, etc)!  Don't forget the sunscreen, bug spray, and a hat!
  • Thursday - water day!  Wear a modest swimsuit under clothes -- pack a towel & swim shoes! We do not actually "swim" but this is a water activity fun day with our huge slip & slide, etc.!  Please don’t forget to apply sunscreen BEFORE camp.

Extreme weather notice:

  • If the National Weather Service issues an “Excessive Heat Warning” or “Severe Thunderstorm Warning” for any camp day, we will make adjustments to the schedule as needed to keep campers safe by bringing the campers under a shelter, or inside our air conditioned lodge for games or Rated G movies such as “The Black Stallion” or “Spirit”.
  • Cadence Equestrian Center has a large underground tornado shelter in the event of a tornado.

Additional information:

  • If your child is exhibiting any signs of illness, please do not send to camp.
  • Please email Christy@cadenceequestrian.com or text 405-513-4488 if your child will be more than 5 minutes late or absent.
  • If you have an emergency or need to reach your child, please contact 405-513-4488.
  • Be sure to “like” or “follow” Cadence Equestrian on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. We will post photos each week of camp. You can find these social media links on our website.

LOCATION

CONTACT US

14150 S. Pine Street Edmond, OK 73034
​(405) 348- SHOW (7469)