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"OVER THE OXER" - GRADES 5-8 - SESSION 2

Monday, January 7, 2013
York Parks and Recreation (207) 363-1040 Office Location: 200 US Route 1, Mail to: 186 York Street YorkMEUnited States of America  03909
Monday, January 7, 2013
York Parks and Recreation (207) 363-1040 Office Location: 200 US Route 1, Mail to: 186 York Street YorkMEUnited States of America  03909

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"OVER THE OXER" EQUESTRIAN PROGRAM- Horsin'  Around - Grades 2 - 8
Over the Oxer Equestrian is now offering hands on, mounted horsemanship workshops giving students the chance to expand upon their relationship with horses in a group setting and a fun learning environment called Horsin' Around.  The Horsin' Around workshops include both a mounted and non-mounted portion for each session and are an inviting opportunity for the young horse enthusiast to broaden both their riding skills and knowledge base, and introduce students to the joys and responsibilities of horsemanship.  In addition to learning how to ride a horse or for those already riding, to further enhance their riding career, our stable management activities provide an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in regards to horse care, safety and handling and learn all aspects of horsemanship.  Our workshops provide instruction for all levels of riding from beginner to advanced. Each workshop is age appropriate.  The classes are 2 hours per week for 4 weeks. A snack will be provided. Class size is limited to eight students per session for individualized instruction so SIGN UP NOW!!!

Schedule of Classes - Session I and Session II
Grades 2 - 4
Session I - Mondays - November 26th through December 17th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Grades 5 - 8
Session II - Mondays - January 7th through January 28th
 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The stable management portion of our workshop teaches students about:
- Grooming
- Tacking Up and Un Tacking
- Parts of the Horse and Tack
- Breeds
- Nutrition
- Health Maintenance
- Differences in Riding Disciplines (dressage, eventing, western, saddleseat etc.)
- Basic Veterinary Care
- Common diseases and disorders
- Bitting
- Lunging

Over the Oxer Equestrian instructor:
Founding Over the Oxer Equestrian in Maine several years ago, Deanna Kravetz is now offering lessons out of Surf Point Stables in York, ME for all ages and levels on safe and reliable school horses as well as private instruction on your own horse. Deanna is dedicated to meeting each horse enthusiasts needs, offering lessons from your first time in the saddle to bringing you to national finals. In her lessons, Deanna emphasizes riding theory, teaching students the why of riding as well as the how. 

Please visit http://www.overtheoxer.com for more information

We have listed 2 sessions, but additional weeks will be added as needed. Be on the lookout for flyers and our monthly newsletter for additional programming throughout the year! We're thinking that this is just the beginning of many new and exciting horseback riding programs.
REGISTRATION:  Ongoing through November 19th
STARTS/ENDS:  Schedule above
COST:  $150.00 Resident / $160.00 Non-resident
LOCATION:  Surf Point Stables in York
DAYS:  Mondays
TIMES: Grades 2 - 4 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm
 Grades 5 - 8 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
 
SURF POINT STABLES...now open to the public
For more information on boarding or programs call 361-7149.
For your consideration we offer the following:
- Spacious 12' x 12' stalls with Dutch doors
- 70' x 140' indoor riding arena
- Outdoor riding arena
- All day daily turnout (weather permitting)
- Heated wash stall with hot and cold water
- Heated tack room
- In barn fly system
- In-stall automatic waterers
- ¾ bathroom for use
- Qualified onsite management with years of experience
- Onsite hunter/jumper/equitation trainer Deanna Kravetz

 

 

 


 

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Monday, January 7, 2013
York Parks and Recreation (207) 363-1040 Office Location: 200 US Route 1, Mail to: 186 York Street YorkMEUnited States of America  03909
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