Summer and Specialty Camps

Calendar 2019

                                                   July 22 - 26                           Eventing Camp

                                                   August 2 - 4                           Adult Camp

Opava Eventing offers two incredible Specialty Camps!  A one week Eventing Camp and our weekend Adult Horse Camp for the summer of 2019!

Bring your own horse, or use one of our school horses.

Eventing Camp                                             

Requirements:  Proficiency in walk/trot/canter and at minimum low level jumping.  Instruction offered from introductory to training level

$400/wk on school horse
$300/wk on own horse
$50/wk for overnight stabling Monday thru Friday (horse owner must provide their own feed)


          9 AM - 12 PM            Riding instruction

          12 PM - 1 PM            Lunch (student provided)

          1 PM - 3 PM             Indoor Studies

Tentative schedule:

9 AM – 3 PM                            
Monday – Friday

Monday – dressage basics
Tuesday – ground poles and cavalettis
Wednesday – jumping
Thursday –cross country
Friday – mini-derby show: dressage test then jumping with stadium and cross country obstacles

Study includes:  learning rules, understanding equipment, preparation for events
Learning:  to pull manes, clip horses, braid for eventing

Adult Horse Camp                                   

This camp is specifically for adults 21 years of age and older.  Geared to the working and/or family adult, it is a weekend off for horse fun, relaxation and equestrian education.  Campers are encouraged to bring their horse with them to camp!  Special boarding arrangements will be available. 

$350 - includes all meals, adult beverages, instructions, speakers and activities
$10/night - guest stabling

          5 PM – 9 PM Friday
          8 AM - 9 PM Saturday
          9 AM – 6 PM Sunday

Tentative schedule:

Friday –           5:00 PM - 6:00 PM                          Arrivals and the "Meet and Greet Fellow Campers" cocktail hour

                       6:00 PM - 9:00 PM                          Dinner and guest speaker

Saturday –       8:00 AM to 12 noon                         Riding Instruction - may be broken up into 2 groups
                      12:00 PM to 1:30 PM                        Lunch
                       1:30 PM to 3:00 PM                         Activities - swimming/pool time, massages, arts and crafts
                       3:00 PM to 5:00 PM                         Guest speaker - TBD (vet/guest trainer/equine specialist)
                       5:00 PM to 6:30 PM                         Dinner
                       6:30 to 8:00 PM                              Trail ride

Sunday -          8 AM to 12 noon                              Riding Instruction - may include jumping and gymkhana

                       12:00 PM to 1:30 PM                       Lunch

                       1:30 PM to 3:30 PM                         Activities - swimming/pool time, massages, arts and crafts
                       3:30 PM to 6:00 PM                        Guest speaker and cocktail hour - TBD (vet/guest trainer/equine