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Therapeutic Summer 2021 Camps - SAVE THE DATE


Saddles and Sun, July 5-9

Ponies and Paintbrushes, August 2-7


Each camp provides a riding lesson every day as well as hands on horse care activities and games. Both camps are Monday-Friday, 9:00-12:30. Participants do need a full set of paperwork including medical forms, but do not have to go through the waitlist. Registration is first come first serve. Cost is $515 per participant per camp. LINK TO REGISTER will be posted here.

Fairfax County Parktakes Camp

Community Camps for those able to attend camp independently. Camp days include a riding lesson, a wide variety of educational, hands-on horsemanship activities and games as well as breaks for crafts and snacks/lunch. Campers will learn all of the responsibility of caring for horses in a fun, relaxed environment.

  • Beginner camp is for those who have never interacted with horses before to those that can do some trotting or have been to NVTRP camp for 1 summer.

  • Advanced-Beginner camp is for those who can at least post the trot for multiple laps on a variety of horses or have been to NVTRP camp for 2-3 years.

  • Intermediate camp is for those who are working on canter or have attended NVTRP camp for 4+ years.

Registrations are hosted through Fairfax County Parktakes. Registration opens on January 13th and often fill up within hours. Use this link to register: