Kids Horse and Husky Camp

New England Horseback Riding and Carriage Driving is located at the Telemark Wilderness Lodge. We offer a variety of unique and educational horseback riding, carriage driving and sled dog programs for people of all ages.

Kids “Horse and Husky” Camp – Ages: 10-16, Overnight Programs

OVERVEIW: At our camp, children learn HORSEMANSHIP , how to RIDE in a fun and safe environment, the BASICS OF CARRIAGE DRIVING; and also have the opportunity to learn about training, handling and caring for ALASKAN HUSKY SLED DOGS and other animals that call the Telemark Inn Wilderness Lodge home. They will learn how to handle, train and care for our friendly Sled dogs and sled dog puppies …this will include; harnessing, lead dog training, cart training, canine swim conditioning, artistically painting doghouses (functional dog yard art!) and socializing our new puppies.  Nature hikes, trips to the local swimming hole, and night time camp fires at the Tipi are all a part of the experience.

Our horse program teaches a variety of disciplines including: carriage driving, dressage, western style games (barrels, pole bending, ring-toss), English equitation, bareback riding, and more.    This program is for children who love animals and the outdoors.  Experienced instructors teach carriage driving and horseback riding and handling skills, as well as a basic understanding of horse care, safety around the horses and the responsibility involved in owning a horse. The group will be split into beginners and more experienced riders. The daily schedule varies depending upon the ability levels of the group. They will learn about grooming, tacking up, horse care, tack cleaning, and will ride and drive (horses!) at least once per day. Beginner riders will start out on a lead line and learn how to ride independently in the ring. More experienced riders will work on trotting and cantering, basic dressage and trail riding.


Our overnight camp is for children ages 10-16 years, and is available for week long (7 day) sessions, July- August,

July 20th- August 3rd 2014   (two week camp)

July 20th- 27th  2014   (one week camp)

July 27th- August 3rd  2014  (one week camp)

 Possibly   More Dates to be added.
• Rates:  $1,400 per week, per child   –   Two week session :  $2,400

15 % off if you come with a friend !


Daily Schedule for overnight camp:

  • 7:00 wake up
  • 7:30  Breakfast
  • 8:00  Feed and tend horses, and dogs
  • 9- 12pm grooming, tacking up, lessons, trail ride
  • 12:00- 1:00pm lunch and free time
  • 1:00-5:00 Afternoon activities: sled dogs, llamas, carriage driving, horse training instruction, hiking, functional art, etc.
  • 5:00- 6:00 animal chores, clean-up
  • 6:00 dinner
  • 7:00 evening activity: campfires,  songs
  • 9:00 pm lights out  and bed time



New England Horseback Riding and Carriage Driving Vacations • 591 Kings Highway Mason Township, ME 04217 • Phone 207-836-2703 or 207-731-6888