Category: Hoof Beats Blog

The Horses Have Arrived!

The Roughing It Day Camp Horses have arrived from Lazy K Ranch in Chowchilla, CA, where they spend the fall and winter months. They are settling in, enjoying the golden sunshine and fresh grass. They can’t wait to start giving lessons to campers!https://vimeo.com/340287986

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Happy St. Patricks Day from the Herd!

  Neigh everyone! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is Aladdin reminding you all to wear green today! Did you know that wearing an Irish horseshoe is also lucky? Some say that horseshoes are only lucky if they were previously worn by a horse, so see if one of your horsey

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National Day of the Horse!

Mark your calendars horse lovers!  December 13 is National Day of the Horse!  In this season of giving, this is the perfect time to take a moment to appreciate everything that the horse has given us.  In honor of our equine friends, here are a few ways to show your

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Ways to Show You Love Horses

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, so this is the time of year when everyone shows how much they love the people in their life.  For horse lovers, this is also the perfect time when you can show how much you love horses, whether you own a horse, or only

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Update from Aladdin!

Neigh everyone! It’s Aladdin the Camp Horse!  All of my Roughing It horse friends and I are having a great time running around the pasture at Lazy K.  A few of us have moved to new pastures to make some new horsey friends with the Lazy K herd, and we

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Happy Holidays Horse Lovers!

Now that it’s December, the holiday season is also upon us, and that means it’s time to start shopping for gifts!  Do you know what you’re getting for the horse lover in your life?  Here are some fun ideas that will delight anyone with a passion for horses.

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The Horses are Back at Lazy K!

After a wonderful three months at camp, the Roughing It horses are back at Lazy K Ranch where they will spend the next nine months looking forward to next summer!  They are currently getting settled into their winter home, and hanging out with the rest of the Lazy K herd. 

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Horse of the Session (Session 2):  Matilda!

Hi everyone!  I’m so excited to be Horse of the Session!  I was new to Roughing It this year, and I wasn’t sure how camp worked, but I had such a great time!  I used to be a lesson horse at the Menlo Circus Club, but I like Roughing It

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Horse of the Session (Session 1):  Aladdin!

Hi campers!  Thank you so much for choosing me as Horse of the Session!  I have been coming to Roughing It since I was one year old, and I’m always so excited to come back every summer.  I have so much fun teaching everyone how to walk, trot, and canter,

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Meet Bambi!

Our newest camp horse is Bambi!  Bambi is a cute little mare who has retired from her job as a polo horse and is looking forward to becoming a camp horse!  She is very calm and gentle, and will be fun for our intermediate and advanced riders.  She is not

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