Ride Safely, Have Fun

YMCA Camp Letts Equestrian Center hosts a holistic horsemanship program that runs in sessions and includes horse husbandry and centered riding for riders of all disciplines, from 6 years old to adults. Our program includes both mounted and unmounted lessons, so they are held rain or shine. All lessons are taught by certified and/or academically trained instructors.

 

For more information email Equestrian.Center@ymcadc.org or call 410-798-5768.


Group Lessons

Group lessons are for 3-5 riders and run once a week. They are customized to the annual calendar and market needs; please ask to see the current lesson schedule for group session offerings. Group lessons last one hour and may include tacking and/or untacking depending on scheduling. Proficient student groups may arrive prior to their lesson time to tack up and/or remain after the lesson to untack. Fees are $280 for 8-week sessions, and $140 for 4-week sessions.

Current group lesson sessions are generally set for:

  • FALL I: 8 week session, September – October
  • FALL II: 8 week session, November – December
  • HOLIDAY BREAK: 4 week session, December – January
  • WINTER: 8 week session, January – February
  • SPRING I: 8 week session, March – April
  • SPRING II: 8 week session, May – June

Semi-Private Lessons

Semi-Private lessons are for 2 riders of the same level and last one hour. They may include tacking and/or untacking depending on scheduling. Proficient students may arrive prior to their lesson time to tack up and/or remain after the lesson to untack. Fees are $45 per lesson.


Private Lessons

Semi-Private lessons are for 2 riders of the same level and last one hour. They may include tacking and/or untacking depending on scheduling. Proficient students may arrive prior to their lesson time to tack up and/or remain after the lesson to untack. Fees are $45 per lesson.


Lesson Offerings and Levels

Group lessons are customized to the annual calendar and market needs; please ask to see the current lesson schedule for session offerings. Lesson groups may be divided by student ages and interests. Lesson levels can be repeated at the student’s request but students must meet the class objectives before moving up a level. General lesson types and levels at this facility may include:

  • Beginner Horsemanship
  • Beginner Horsemanship II. Walk/Trot/Canter
  • Intermediate Horsemanship Walk/Trot/Canter
  • Introduction to Jumping
  • Beginner Jumping (Poles on the ground and 18”)
  • Intermediate Jumping and Flat Work (Courses of 2’  to 2’3” jumps)
  • Introduction to Flatwork Patterns (Dressage and/or Western Pleasure)
  • Beginner Flatwork (Dressage and/or Western Pleasure)
  • Intermediate Flat Work (Dressage and/or Western Pleasure)
  • Drill Team/Quadrille

 

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