|Summer camp dates!||July 1, 2013|
|Check out our new Summer Camp schedule, including our all new JUNIOR Horse Camp!|
|2013 Show Prep Class||May 5, 2013|
|Show Prep day SUNDAY MAY 5th 1 - 3:30 p.m. mandatory for all show kids (or kids just wanting to know more) to go over all the details of preparing for a horse show!|
We will discuss proper riding attire(we will be doing a dress rehearsal for those with their outfits), to polishing boots, tack inspections and cleaning, bandaging, as well as discussions and demonstrations of mane pulling, clipping and braiding. Cost is $10+ HST. Please email to confirm spot!
|Stable Management classes!||May 4, 2013|
|Storybook is proud to offer our 2013 spring Stable Management classes. |
These sessions are for anyone who loves horses and include topics which are part of Equine Canada’s national Rider Level system.
Classes will be offered each weekend starting May 4th on Saturdays from 10 – 12 noon. Classes are $10 each or 4 for $30 (+ HST = $34.20)
May 4th – Basic needs: We will discuss the basic needs of horses and ponies, from food, water and shelter, to care of the feet, daily routine, and basic awareness of health and soundness.
May 11th – Colors and markings; anatomy(parts of the horse)
May 18th – Breeds of horses and ponies, types of horses/disciplines
May 25th – Parts of the saddle and bridle; reasons for cleaning; how to clean properly; how to disassemble a bridle for cleaning and reassemble and put away properly.
More classes and dates to follow, including Advanced illness and health; Advanced Lameness; Advanced tack and equipment; Advanced anatomy and conformation!
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|Expand your relationship with horses - Jr. version!||December 4, 2010|
|Want to broaden your horse experience? Join us for an afternoon of ground handling techniques, including ‘join up’ activities, desensitizing games, and other natural horsemanship approaches. |
Working with horses on the ground not only provides insight into the nature of horses, but helps improve your understanding – and your horse’s understanding – of techniques you are asking under saddle.
Bring your own horse or use one of Storybook’s and join us for an afternoon of fun and horse games! Space limited to max. of 6 participants per session.
Ages 8-11 - Saturday Dec. 4th – 1:30 – 4 p.m. - $30 + gst
|Training with Confidence, Competence and Integrity||November 6, 2010|
|This short course will introduce you to a comparative analysis of training systems and offer you tools to consider your own training ideals. Whether you are looking to develop a program that suits both you and your horse or simply compliment your current training system, this course offers something for everyone. All the work will be done unmounted, using horses at the farm. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. $50 + GST.|
|Sadie's Place horse rescue||April 2, 2010|
|Help unwanted/abused horses.|
HORSES, RIDING LESSONS AND MORE!CONNECTING YOUTH WITH ANIMALS AND NATURE
Storybook Stables, a full-service equestrian center located in beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada, offers year-round horse riding lessons, popular animal camps and children's activities.
Storybook's mission is to offer young people a chance to interact with animals and the environment in a fun and exciting way. We share with youth how to make a more peaceful and compassionate place for animals and the animals, in turn, teach us lessons about love, leadership and responsibility.
Horseback riding lessons
Our goal at Storybook Stables is, first and foremost, to provide a safe, fun experience. We emphasize correct basics along with a classical approach to understanding the horse. We specialize in hunters and jumpers but whether you are just starting out, are a recreational rider or a serious equestrian athlete, we have a program to meet your needs. Please see our 'Services' page for more info. www.storybookadventures.ca/services.php
Storybook continues to offer its signature horseback riding camps throughout the year. And now we have expanded to offer even more exciting and affordable adventures, with a wide variety of themes celebrating animals, nature and the environment. See our 'Services' page for more info! www.storybookadventures.ca/services.php
Our top priority is the health and well-being of the animals in our care. Spacious pastures with rolling hills offer natural exercise which complements our balanced nutrition program. We offer a 60'x150' Cover-All arena, a large grass jumper ring with a full set of jumps and a cross-country course. See our 'Services' page for more info. www.storybookadventures.ca/services.php
Who we are
Owner Jana Hemphill is a nationally-certified riding instructor with more than 20 years in the horse business. She is a five-time provincial show jumping champion and 2002 provincial coach of the year. She is certified in Equine Assisted Personal Development (EAPD), the executive director of Sadie's Place, a non-profit horse rescue.
Come for a visit
Set on 24 beautiful acres in rural Prince Edward Island, we take great pride in the experience we offer both our four-legged friends and the two-legged ones who love them. If you have any questions, or would like to drop by for a visit, please call 902-621-2029 or email us at email@example.com