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Calendar of Events

There is always something cooking at Horse Country. Here is our full listing of upcoming events.

We have a wide range from music festivals, horse training clinics, riding clinics and just plain fun events.

Opening Day Weekend!

Start date: May 18, 2018

End date: May 20, 2018

Location: Horse Country Campground

Opening weekend at Horse Country Campground!

De-Spooking Horse Clinic with Cindy Fuerth

Start date: May 19, 2018

End date: May 20, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 PM

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

De-Spook Clinic with Cindy Fuerth!  May 19 – 20, 2018 

De spook learning clinic for horses

De spook clinic to desensitize your horse

Kick off the Spring at Horse Country in the Ottawa Valley. This is a cannot miss weekend with Cindy Fuerth, owner of the Brookston Horse Park, who will be leading her fabulous De-Spook and Mountain Trail Clinics.

 

Git’er Done Mud Run for Cancer Research

Date: May 26, 2018

There’s nothing like it in all of Canada! This is a fundraising event for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Introduction to Cowboy Obstacle Racing

Start date: June 9, 2018

End date: June 10, 2018

Time: 10:00

Location: Horse Country Campground

Introduction to Cowboy Obstacle Racing

Hosted by Ottawa Valley Ultimate Horse

Western AND English Riders and Tack Welcome!

Cowboy Obstacle Racing

This clinic is designed for new riders to the sport of Cowboy Obstacle Racing. We want to provide an affordable opportunity to help riders get to know the In’s and Out’s of Cowboy Obstacle Racing, including:

  • How to Navigate Obstacles
  • Understand how the Races are pointed and scored
  • Develop a chance to practice on some new and exciting Obstacles
  • Have a chance to Practice a Cowboy Obstacle Race with feedback from a qualified EXCA Judge
  • Have an opportunity to ride a race with some competition in a relaxed environment.

Kathy Somerville Memorial Ride and Scavenger Hunt

Date: June 23, 2018

Location: 503 Rafting

Come Join us for a weekend of Horse Fun in Honour of Kathy Somervillle.

We will be having a Trail Ride and Mystery Scavenger Hunt
June 23, 2018 (you can participate both on horseback and on foot.
There will be prizes for the highest score and various other categories.) followed by a bbq and bonfire.

There will be fun for everyone and all profits from the day will be donated in Kathy and Leighs name to the charity of his choice.

CLICK HERE For more details

Shawn Hamilton Equine Photography Clinic

Start date: June 23, 2018

End date: June 24, 2018

Location: Horse Country Campground

If you want to learn how to take better pictures of horses and how to make your camera do what you want it to or simply tune up your already existing equine photography skills then this workshop is for you.

Shawn Hamilton of CLiXphoto.com will teach you to not only take portrait and conformation photos worthy of hanging on your wall but delve into the whole world of equine photography from

stopping the action to getting photos published and selling your work.

This two-day workshop is designed to help you better understand your camera equipment and learn how to use the existing light to your advantage to capture the equine images you have always dreamed of taking. Model horses and riders will be provided but you are also free to use your own equine partner to practice with.

Canada Long Weekend!

Start date: June 29, 2018

End date: July 2, 2018

Location: Horse Country Campground

Canada Day Long Weekend! Book 2 nights and get 1 FREE!

Enjoy a pancake breakfast on Saturday! $5.00 per person. Kids under 6 are free.

Harmony Horsemanship Clinic with Lindsey Partridge

Start date: July 7, 2018

End date: July 8, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

Harmony Horsemanship Clinic with Lindsey Partridge July 7 & 8, 2018

Founder of Harmony Horsemanship and the Natural Horsemanship Association is available for clinics, demos, and horse starting.

Enjoy Canada Day weekend with an amazing and fun clinic with Lindsey Partridge, Harmony Horsemanship.

Harmony Horsemanship Program: Learn to understand yourself, your horse, and the language that connects you. Works through the Harmony Horsemanship program to create a partnership with your horse – from there you can do anything.

Bring Your Horse To Camp

Start date: July 8, 2018

End date: July 14, 2018

Enjoy 1 whole week of fun adventures and riding that will make it a summer to remember.

Ages 8 & Up

Week 1 – July 8 – 14, 2018

What’s involved?

 

  • Daily horse activities
  • Swimming at the beach or in the pool
  • Various sports activities at the resort (basketball, beach volleyball, road hockey, soccer and more)
  • Daily caring for your horse
  • Rafting at Wilderness Tours Resort
  • Water slides and ziplining at a nearby water park, min weight 75 lb (children will be shuttled and supervised on a 1 – 3 basis) substitutions will apply for under 75 lbs
  • Crafts
  • Campfires, music, and smores (campfire stories)
  • Fun games with horseS

And That’s NOT ALL… Find out more HERE

Horse Country’s 5th Anniversary Birthday Bash!

Date: July 14, 2018

Come out and celebrate with us for our 5 year anniversary! Gifts and fun for everyone! Plus, bring your favorite potluck dish.

Bring Your Horse To Camp Second Week!

Start date: July 15, 2018

End date: July 21, 2018

Enjoy 1 whole week of fun adventures and riding that will make it a summer to remember.

Ages 8 & Up

Week 1 – July 8 – 14, 2018

What’s involved?

 

  • Daily horse activities
  • Swimming at the beach or in the pool
  • Various sports activities at the resort (basketball, beach volleyball, road hockey, soccer and more)
  • Daily caring for your horse
  • Rafting at Wilderness Tours Resort
  • Water slides and ziplining at a nearby water park, min weight 75 lb (children will be shuttled and supervised on a 1 – 3 basis) substitutions will apply for under 75 lbs
  • Crafts
  • Campfires, music, and smores (campfire stories)
  • Fun games with horseS

And That’s NOT ALL… Find out more HERE

David Cowley – 2 Way Trust Horsemanship Clinic – Level 1

Start date: July 26, 2018

End date: July 27, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 PM

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

David Cowley – 2 Way Horsemanship Clinic – Level 1 – July 26-27, 2018

Join David Cowley for one of his clinics and discover his unique approach to building a partnership with horse and rider, build extreme trust.  Trust & Respect Equals confidence.

David’s Two-Way Trust Horsemanship Clinics are designed to help many equestrians at different stages.  Building the relationship foundations of a mutual trust or dealing with issues stemming from a disconnect between the horse and rider.

An amazing weekend with David and his horse Tucker all the way from Alberta!

David Cowley – 2 Way Trust Horsemanship Clinic – Level 2

Start date: July 28, 2018

End date: July 29, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 1 PM

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

David Cowley – 2 Way Horsemanship Clinic – Level 2 – July 28-29, 2018

Join David Cowley for one of his clinics and discover his unique approach to building a partnership with horse and rider, build extreme trust.  Trust & Respect Equals confidence.

If you have taken his 2 Way Horsemanship Clinic – Level 1 and have been practicing your homework, this is the next step.

David’s Two-Way Trust Horsemanship Clinics are designed to help many equestrians at different stages.  Building the relationship foundations of a mutual trust or dealing with issues stemming from a disconnect between the horse and rider.

An amazing weekend with David and his horse Tucker all the way from Alberta!

David Cowley – Extreme Cowboy Clinic

Start date: July 28, 2018

End date: July 29, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

David Cowley – Advanced Extreme Cowboy Clinic – July 28th & 29th, 2018

Join David for two days of sharing, teaching, and discussion on extreme cowboy competition. David has competed at the Calgary Stampede and across North America in Extreme Cowboy competitions.

Who Should Participate In This Clinic?

If you are currently competing or considering competing, in upcoming extreme cowboy competitions, this 2-day afternoon clinic will offer the opportunity to hone some of your skills while David shares his experience and unique approach to building a partnership with horse and rider to overcome obstacles. Preparing for the race, judging, points, and strategy are all part of this unique two days at Horse Country Campground.

 

Capital Cowgirls Drill Team clinic

Start date: August 11, 2018

End date: August 12, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 PM

Location: 503 Rafting Rd Foresters Falls ON K0J1V0

Capital Cowgirls Drill Team clinic – Aug 11 – 12, 2018

Come experience a weekend that could easily be the highlight of your summer! 

A weekend retreat at the gorgeous Horse Country Campground with your favorite horse and your new teammates! Spend a weekend learning what it takes to be part of something spectacular, a precision drill team!

Imagine music playing, the thunder of hooves, syncronized thrilling maneuvers and a cheering crowd…make this dream a reality for just a weekend with The Capital Cowgirls.

The Capital Cowgirls Drill Team coaches will be keeping you smiling all weekend with a unique clinic you won’t find anywhere else!

Labour Day Long Weekend Potluck Dinner

Start date: September 1, 2018

End date: September 3, 2018

Join us this Labour day weekend and a potluck dinner, Also, when you book 2 nights of camping, you get 1 FREE.

AFTER LABOUR DAY WEEKEND WE WILL ONLY BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON THE WEEKENDS. SEASONAL MEMBERS HAVE ACCESS 7 DAYS A WEEK.

Last Day of Camping

Date: September 30, 2018

This is the Last Day of camping for the 2018 season.

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