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Scouts and Scout Leaders...Create your own badge at Waredaca!! And have fun with horses doing it!

Create your own horseback riding experience for any level scout centering around horses and horseback riding and make it happen at Waredaca!  Here are some ideas from years past that worked and were popular.  Perhaps use these 'older'  ideas and develop a more current description for one or the entire troop!  

As you look over the requirements to earn your badge, there are some that you can explore and find the answers to from general sources as well as those that require professional knowledge that the staff at Waredaca can expertly provide. 

For Older Scouts:  Our most popular suggestion:  a mounted trail ride follows receiving a very basic demonstration of mounting, correct positioning, explanation of stopping and turning. Then our staff will assist you to mount, adjust stirrups, and then proceed on a pleasant 30-40 minute trailride thru the pastures of our farm.

LIMIT SIZE: 10 may ride at one time;
FEE: $35 each scout for a one hour session
TIME:   This program is typically scheduled on Saturday afternoons spring and fall.  Please contact our Lesson Manager Gayle to reserve your date; she can be reached at 443 564 1276 or Lessons@waredaca.com. Schedule your troop to take part in this great horseback riding opportunity today.  Adults may also pay to ride if space allows.

Girl Scout Cadette Mini Horseback Riding Lesson Program for preteens and teens

Enjoy a 4 week package of horse back riding lessons scheduled on a weekday afternoon.

Advanced sign up required.  Please contact our Lesson Manager Gayle to reserve your date; she can be reached at 443 564 1276 or Lessons@waredaca.com. Schedule your troop to take part in this great horseback riding opportunity today.  Adults may also pay to ride if space allows.

LIMIT SIZE: Minimum 6; maximum 12
FEE: $125 each scout
TIME: scheduled for an hour; approximate riding time 45-50 minutes

 
FOR YOUNGER GIRLS (ie: Daisys and Brownies), we offer a great, hands on learning event!  The participants will first cover the rules of working safely around horses/ ponies.  They will then have a demonstration on how to groom a horse, be paired up with a partner, and then get to do what they have just learned -- hands on to groom their own horse!  Lastly, they will learn how to lead, and with supervision, they will lead while their partner is riding around the ring.   Each child gets to ride and lead.  It's lots of fun, offered in a very safe way for this young age group.  Great bridging program for moving up to Girl Scouts.

IDEAL AGE RANGE:  Kindergarten through 2nd grade
FEE:  $30 per scout
TIME:  Up to 90 Minutes (depends on number of participants) 
 
Instructor:  Celeste G. McGee
(301) 919-8297 (c)
 
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