Shadow Glen Horse Camp

Shadow Glen Horse Camp


DEGREES TODAY. 8:43 AM. AND LOCAL SUMMER CAMP PUTTING KIDS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE EQUINE LIFE. OUR BEACON OF PHYSICAL FITNESS IS LIFE. Reporter: I HAVEN’T BEEN DOING ANYTHING PHYSICAL. I AM AN ANIMAL EXPERT. I AM HANGING WITH KIDS, WHO ARE FOR LIKE THE FIRST TIME, WHAT IS YOUR NAME? ISABEL. Reporter: THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME RIDING A HORSE? WHAT IS YOUR MOST EXCITING THING? WE GOT TO SEE ALL THE TREES IN ROCKY WAS VERY GOOD. Reporter: WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT HORSES? I HAVE LEARNED THAT THEIR HAIR IS VERY HARD. YOU CAN PULL AS HARD AS YOU CAN AND THEY WILL NOT FEEL ANYTHING. YOU DO IT. Reporter: ARE YOU SERIOUS? WHY AM I SUPPOSED TO TRUST YOU? BECAUSE I AM DOING IT RIGHT NOW. Reporter: IS THAT GOOD ENOUGH ? SURE. Reporter: GOOD LUCK OUT THERE. WHAT ABOUT YOU, HOW OLD ARE YOU? EIGHT. Reporter: WHAT IS SO COOL ABOUT HORSES? THEY ARE SO TALL AND THEY ARE VERY TRUSTWORTHY. Reporter: I DID NOT KNOW THAT. WHAT IS THIS HORSES NAME? RUBY. Reporter: THIS IS A GREAT NEW CAMP THAT IS GOING ON ALL SUMMER LONG. TELL US WHAT ELSE DO YOU LEARN ABOUT? THEY LEARN HOW TO WALK ON THE GROUND AND BE SAFE WITH THEIR HORSES. THEY LEARN HOW TO RIDE AND HOW TO MOUNT THEIR HORSES AND HEAD OUT ON THE TRAIL. IT’S PRETTY MUCH ALL HORSES ALL OF THE TIME. Reporter: THAT IS SO COOL. IT’S A GREAT INTRODUCTORY FOR THOSE WHO HAVEN’T BEEN AROUND HORSES. THEY LEARN HOW TO GROOM AND SADDLE AND PICK THEIR FEET, RIGHT — BRUSH THEIR MANES AND TAILS. Reporter: WHEN DID YOU FIRST START RIDING HORSES? WHEN I WAS EIGHT YEARS OLD. Reporter: WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO GET THE KIDS TO LEARN ABOUT? THE RESPONSIBILITY WITH IT. AND HOW FUN IT IS. PRETTY MUCH GETTING THEM INTO IT. Reporter: A LOT OF THESE ARE EIGHT-YEAR-OLD. I TURNED 29-YEAR-OLD TOMORROW. CAN YOU TEACH A 29-YEAR-OLD THINGS? DEFINITELY. Reporter: I APPRECIATE THAT. THE BEACON WILL HELP ON — HOP ON THE HORSE AT SOME POINT. WE WILL SEE MORE ABOUT WHAT THESE KIDS ARE LEARNING. THESE YOUNGSTERS SO COMFORTABLE. I LOVE HOW YOU JUST SLID IT RIGHT IN THAT YOU ARE TURNING 29 TOMORROW DEUCE. APPARENTLY WE WILL HAVE A PARTY

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