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No Guts -- No Glory:

ARE FUN

FOR EVERYONE!





We offer several opportunities for our students -- and outside riders -- to learn and compete in mounted games. In addition to our Spring Fling Games Competition and Trick-or-Treat Games Competition, we're excited to bring back a summer day camp devoted exclusively to mounted games!

Wed, July 12 - Sat, July 15, 2017

4-Day Camp, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: $250 per camper

Closing Date: July 5

This camp will be limited to the first 10 entries, so check with us to make sure we still have a space, then download infosheet and enrollment form here --
and get that form to us, or sign up online, well before the closing date!

games handoffOur unique games camp provides mounted and unmounted instruction in games fundamentals for experienced riders -- whether or not you have previous games experience -- and allows riders to show off their new skills in a fun, friendly competition.


The competition on Saturday will start at 9:30 AM. Families are encouraged to attend to cheer on our competitors!

This 4-day camp is really a combination of a three mounted games clinics and a games competition. Campers will learn basic games skills and competition rules, including:Sam bends low for Ball and Cone Race.

bending, dunking and hand-off skills

vaulting and dismounting

fitness for rider and mount

training methods for Games ponies

racing strategy

competition rules

teamwork and sportsmanship

REQUIREMENTS FOR CAMPERS: Open to riders age 8 and up. Campers will be grouped according to experience; beginners must be able to control their mounts independently and safely at a walk -- Red Level or equivalent -- while more experienced riders will compete at a trot, canter, or gallop according to skill level. No previous Games experience is required, but riders should be familiar with the basic MGAA rules for Mounted Games.

Click here to download the current MGAA Games rulebook.

Jenny and Jay play flag race.REQUIREMENTS FOR PONIES: Mounts should be under 16 hh tall (12-14 hh is ideal), sound and fit enough for two hours of work at the level appropriate for your experience. Beginners will work mostly at a walk or trot; mounts for faster divisions must be conditioned for strenuous work at the trot/canter/gallop.

Ponies should be relatively bombproof or easily desensitized to equipment. Good ground manners are essential. All participants must ride in English tack.

Want to know more about Mounted Games?  Click here to find out why our students love to play games --  and then check out the videos from some of our epic games competitions!

NOTE:  All of our Games camps are very popular, so make sure you get your entry forms in promptly!

Join us for Mounted Games – just about the most fun you can have on horseback!