YMCA Camp Eberhart’s equestrian programs combine safe and healthy horses, trained staff, and excellent facilities to create a positive atmosphere where campers can focus on horses. These programs allow our campers the opportunity to advance their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy riding with friends.
We feature a herd of well-trained horses of a variety of breeds, sizes, and personalities. Plus, all YMCA Camp Eberhart horseback riding programs are instructed by equestrian-trained, CPR/First Aid certified staff. Our goal is to teach participants the fundamentals of riding while developing skills, coordination, confidence, and self-esteem.
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Eberhart Trail Club - NEW
Join the Eberhart Trail Club! Trailer your horse to camp and ride through our wooded trails. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends - of the human and horse variety!
Sunday's 1:00-5:00 PM
Warm up after your ride at a campfire at 5:00. BYOS - nring your own s'mores if you'd like a treat!
Meet at the Eberhart Equestrian Center.
Health & Safety:
Please bring documentation of vaccines - especially EEE! These will need to be verified by our equestrian staff. Staff will provide you with a waiver and trail map before your ride.
Available year-round for anyone ages 9 and up. Come have a wonderful time riding on one of our many miles of trails. Situated on 200 acres on beautiful Corey Lake, the scenery is great year-round – from warm spring rides, colorful autumn rides, or a fresh snow winter ride. We have an awesome herd of horses and ponies very familiar with our trails and love to explore. With an experienced staff to accompany you on your ride, you will have an awesome experience!
Individual or group trail rides
Half-hour rides: $15 per person
One hour rides: $25 per person
Private and semi-private lessons are available in the Spring, Fall, and Winter months. Learn new skills at your own pace. Call us to set aside this time just for you!
Private Lessons: $25/ lesson
Semi-Private Lessons: $20/lesson
Scholarships for Riding
Scholarships for Riding
YMCA Camp Eberhart provides scholarship assistance for all of our programs. If you would like to participate in one of our equestrian programs but need financial assistance, please contact our camp office for more information.
We are continuing to build our permanent herd and could always use a few more quiet, well-trained ponies or horses for beginning riders. Donated horses should be between the ages of five and fifteen, be sound, kind, and tolerant. Please recommend to anyone looking for a loving home for such horses – we have plenty of TLC for them!