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Helmets & boots are provided, arrive at least 15 minutes early to find ones that fit:)
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Group Trail Lessons,
Weekend Events (Birthdays, GS/BS Troops)
RIDING DONE OFFSITE
at nearby arenas and/or trails
GROUP TRAIL LESSONS, option to groom
Small Group or One-to-One (3 years to adult)
15 minute riding $35
30 minute riding $55
Group (7 years to Adult)
45 minutes riding $75
JUST THE TRAIL RIDE
45 minutes rides $75
75 minutes rides $125
with Tiffany tiffanyJchiu@hotmail.com
Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
with Sophia 310 844 4439
English, Western, Bareback Pad, and BARE Bareback and more!
Learn how to safely ride and care for your mount! Ages 3 and up!
Lesson pony, tack, helmet/boots, instruction!
FULL FARE FEE FOR
WITH LESS THAN 24 HOURS NOTICE
PRIOR TO LESSON START TIME regardless of reason (illness, no show, etc.)
We ride rain or shine If you prefer not to ride
in the rain, keep an eye
on the weather and cancel
with at least 24 hours notice
prior to lesson start time:)
3 LOCAL STORES FOR RIDING GEAR
Rolling Hills General Store
Not only do they sell new riding pants, they have a great consignment section for pants and boots that we highly recommend! NW corner of P.V. Dr. N and Rolling Hills Road
26947 Rolling Hills Rd.,
Rolling Hills Estates, California
Attached to The General Store is also Kelly's Korner with sandwiches, ICE CREAM (!) and drinks!
GeeGee Equine Equestrian Boutique
offers high quality, customizable English riding apparel for fancier and finer tastes!
Off Crenshaw by Rolling Hills Road
25660 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505 Open 7 days a week (310) 739-8605
Offers Both riding pants and boots, with a wide variety of helmets that you can get at the store or order a custimized color!
off Narbonne Blvd. near Lomita Blvd.
24403 Narbonne Ave., Lomita, CA 90717
Summer CAMP with Critters
GROUPS, GIRL &
BOY SCOUT TROOPS
Choose from parties at a local park or at your home
within walking distance of our barn:)
Tacked up ponies, helmets and helpers provided
PARK PARTIES Saturdays after 1:30 pm
We will bring one group liability form to party for parents to sign
Ernie Howlett Park
Off Hawthorne Blvd. just north of Palos Verdes Dr. North. Great for big parties ( 15+) With bathrooms, grass area, horse trail for pony rides and play structure. Call 310 541 4585 to reserve park space.
Shares parking lot with Rolling Hills Estates City Hall at Crenshaw and Palos Verdes Dr. North in NW corner. Ideal for smaller parties, includes portipotty, drinking fountain, BIG grassy area with shade provided by the trees along a horse trail for pony rides.
Home and Park Rates:
Time 1 pony 2 ponies
60 min. $400 $500
90 min. $450 $550
MAX 10 rides/hour, includes permit fee from City
Decorations - keep it natural in the country
Please no party decorations with strange shapes, moving objects, loud noises. Examples would be balloons, jumpers, objects that may blow in the wind, umbrellas possibly could spook the horses. If you have any questions about your decoration please contact us and ask!
Girl & Boy Scout Events
HORSEBACK RIDING MERIT BADGE
Saturdays, arrive at 1 pm
What can your troop learn and DO
at Tiffany Chiu’s Mystic Canyon Stable?
Your troop can just come to ride and/or learn horsemanship through hands-on horsecare by handling, grooming and tacking up your own mount! From putting on the halter and lead rope to saddling and bridling, you’ll learn how to care for this horse/pony as if it were your own! Responsible animal stewardship!
In fact, this horse/pony will be yours for the entire time you are with us!
90 minutes group lesson for 2 riders/mount, up to 12 riders on 6 mounts
2 hours group lesson for 3 riders/mount,
up to 18 riders on 6 mounts $55/rider
(includes grooming, handing, tacking up, ~20 minutes of riding/Rider, untacking)
90 minutes group lesson
for up to 6 riders on 6 mounts $75/rider
(same as above with riders on their personal mount without taking turns with another rider, not sharing ride time or handling, doing all the work and ride one rider/mount ~45 minutes riding)
LET US know if your Troop is meeting their merit badge requirements or if just riding for camaraderie! We want to help your group be successful and meet their goals!
HORSE MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS:
Girl Scout Junior Horseback Riding Badge
1. The difference between Western and
English style riding.
2. Types of horse riding equipment.
3. The best riding gear for you.
4. How to be safe around horses.
5. How to brush a horse and clean her hooves.
6. How to clean a stable.
7. How to feed a horse.
8. Lead your horse.
9. Mount and dismount your horse.
10. Tie a horse.
11. Work with an adult to saddle and bridle.
12. How to coax the horse into motion. Use your leg squeezes and voice commands.
13. How to use the reins to steer your horse to walk around a ring or on a trail. Make sure you are holding the reins correctly and using the right amount of pressure.
14. How to turn a horse and how to stop a horse.
15. What it means to have good form.
16. How to walk your horse with control. Turn left, right, halt, back up at walk.
Boy Scout Horsemanship Merit Badge
(in our lessons we cover #7, 9-11)
Do the following:
a. Describe the safety precautions you should take when handling and caring for a horse.
b. Describe the fire safety precautions you should take in a barn and around horses.
Name 15 main parts of a horse.
Name four breeds of horses. Explain the special features for which each breed is known.
Describe the symptoms of colic. Name and describe four other horse health problems.
Explain what conformation is and why it is important. Explain the difference between lameness and unsoundness.
Explain the importance of hoof care and why a horse might need to wear shoes.
Demonstrate how to groom a horse, including picking hooves and caring for a horse after a ride.
Explain how to determine what and how much to feed a horse and why the amount and kind of feed are changed according to the activity level and the breed of horse.
Do the following:
a. Name 10 parts of the saddle and bridle that you will use, and explain how to care for this equipment.
b. Show how to properly saddle and bridle a horse.
c. Demonstrate how to safely mount and dismount a horse.
Explain and demonstrate how to approach and lead a horse safely from a stall, corral, or field and how to tie the horse securely.
On level ground, continuously do the following movements after safely mounting the horse. Do them correctly, at ease, and in harmony with the horse:
a. walk the horse in a straight line for 60 feet.
b. Walk the horse in a half circle of not more than 16 feet in radius.
c. Trot or jog the horse in a straight line for 60 feet.
d. Trot or jog the horse in a half circle of not more than 30 feet in radius.
e. Halt straight.
f. Back up straight four paces.
g. Halt and dismount.
Our UNIQUE camp lets Campers ride BOTH
English and Western Reins with Bareback Pad
on the Trail plus
Care for our Rabbits, Chickens, Cats & Dogs
with Daily PHOTOS and Written Journaling
2022 Camp Weeks
9 am - 1 pm, Monday-Thursday
June 6 and Aug. 22 open
wait list 6/11,18, 7/11,18,25, 8/1,8,15
MAX 12 riders in
2 separate riding groups of 6 riders
$500 private equine
Ages 7 years old and up
Helpers assist riders during camp, as riders get to work with and ride their same pony daily - like it's their OWN pony for the week!
EXTRA BARN TIME $10/Hour
$10/hour is available after camp too! Help with taking care of animals, feeding, cleaning, organizing AND MORE fun and learning!
DAILY PHOTOS AND JOURNALING
One really unique aspect of our camp is the collection of riders' daily journaling, Tiffany's journaling, plus the action photos we take at camp riding and hands-on learning around the barn. Tiffany emails a link to pics and journal entries to share the memories!
Daily each rider writes about that day's experiences, recording what was memorable to them in their own handwritten way with words, pictures, and/or dictation!
SAMPLE WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Monday- Welcome and Safety Orientation:) Lay out your brushes in order with bareback pad and bridle. Learn how to safely halter and groom then tack up your mount. Western reins steering, rein back, whoa! Muck stalls and put in new bedding! Lasso plastic bull, tie knots:)
Tuesday- Western! Learn the poisonous plants (castor bean, morning glory, poison oak) along with edible plants (blackberries, boysenberries, fennel, lemonade berries). Learn Horsemen's Terms, feed hay and supplements!
Wednesday- English steering & position! Learn tack parts of English/Western saddles & bridles, then clean tack. Tiffany shows how to trim a horses' hooves while learning about the farrier's tools, hoof parts!
Thursday- English! Find California sage, fig plants and wild cucumbers. Learn horse anatomy along with identifying horse colors, breeds, and face/leg markings for all of our horses plus look for brands!
WHAT TO WEAR
Shirts with short or long sleeves (no tanks, strapless), tall socks and full-length, loose/stretchy pants.
So sweat doesn't get sunscreen in eyes and on helmet, apply below eyes.
Riding helmets and boots are provided.
WHAT TO BRING
Lunch/snacks, refillable water bottle with name labels.
BIG, thick towel for on top of straw bale.
Any medications please give to Instructor.
HOW TO SIGN UPS, start in APRIL
priority to riders currently in lesson program after 4/1; then open to all others 4/19-29
Please print and mail the registration form (click on LINK at top of page) with a check for $500 made out to:
26730 Eastvale Road
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
OR cell photo/email/scan completed form to:
with proof of payment via
venmo $500 to @tiffanyJchiu (j in middle) or
Once your paperwork with full payment are received in April, Tiffany will begin processing the current riders after 4/1, new riders after 4/19 and then will let Campers know their form with payment have been received. Once camp week is finalized, no date changes or refunds. Tiffany will save a pony or horse for and rely on your camper to care for and exercise that equine.
The week before your camp another email will give more reminder details too!:)
Extra barn time hours $10/hour as late as 5 pm M-Th can be prepaid as well.
$500 for the week, 1 rider/pony
(daily 90 minutes with horse,
about 45 minutes daily riding)
Most weeks are Beginning/Intermediate, special scheduling for Advanced/Extreme.
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING OUR CAMP! There are many to choose from - we value your business and aim to make magic memories on horseback with your rider at
Mystic Canyon Stable!