DATE: December 14, 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
WHAT: If you have a horse-obsessed youngster aged 9 to 16 who’s looking for something to do when school’s out this season, sign him or her up for a Winter Break Equestrian Day Camp at Tradewinds Park & Stables in Coconut Creek. The camp is offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays through Fridays, December 26-28 and January 2-4. Students will receive comprehensive instruction in such areas as horse grooming, routine horse care and maintenance, appropriate use and care of tack and equipment, nutrition and feeding, and anatomy of the horse. Riding instruction is included, weather permitting. The fee is $75 per rider per day, and if a sibling from the same family also wants to attend, he or she qualifies for a discounted rate of $50 per rider per day. Registration is ongoing at the park office daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Tradewinds Park & Stables
3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek 33073
Park: 954-357-8870 – Stables: 954-357-8722
December 26-28 and January 2-4, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHO: For ages 9-16
HOW: Fees: $75/day, with a sibling discount of $50/day available for children from the same family. Registration is ongoing at the park office from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
For further information, call the park at 954-357-8870. Tradewinds is accessible via Broward County Transit Route #34.
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