June News at North Country Horses

Congratulations to all of our riders who competed this past weekend in Fonda! We finally had gorgeous weather!

Upcoming Shows:

June 8 Cambridge Saddle Club

June 21 Cambridge Gymkhana

July 26-27 NCH Home Show

-ALL ages and abilities are welcome to participate

*Summer Camp starts July 7, its going to be a fun filled 8 weeks of camp! The weeks are filling up, get your registration in right away to secure your spot! Please indicate a first and second choice, as a few weeks are completely full already.

*100 Day Horse Challenge has begun! Our goal is to introduce at least 100 new people to horses over the summer! This is a nationwide campaign that is a great opportunity to showcase our farm and all that we have to offer. Please volunteer your time and experience to our open house and family fun days. We are looking for our riders (parents too) to help out with demonstrations in all aspects of the farm.

*June 22 Open House

*July 20 Family Fun Day

*August 24 Family Fun Day

-Free Friend Fridays in July (11,18,25th)

Current lessons students are invited to book a lesson on a Friday in July, their friend is able to help groom and tack up with them. After the NCH rider has finished their lesson, their friend will get a mini lesson on the same horse. **Friends must have NO prior horse experience to qualify. A release must be filled out prior to the lesson.

A volunteer sign up sheet will be posted in the office this weekend.

*Adult ride night is June 10 RSVP

*Game night is June 27 RSVP

*Gansevoort 4th of July Parade! Join us in decorating and riding on the NCH float on Friday, July 4. This is the first time we will be participating, come join the fun!



24 hour notice of cancellation to avoid being charged for the lesson

lessons must be scheduled and cancelled with Allie at 858-5472 lessons.nch@gmail.com

arrive 15 minutes prior to lesson time

lesson packages must be used within 8 weeks time

boots with a heel must be worn for riding

appropriate warm weather clothing and shoes are expected at the barn. NO short shorts, thin strap tank tops or flip flops are allowed

wash stalls must be kept clean, please help keep the barn and tack room clean

all tack, racks and boxes must be labeled in the tack room

half leases are available for the summer

*rope and run will not be held until the fall, payments are on file for those that have already paid

*Congratulations to Julia and Tyler on the birth of Emma Grace! Mom and baby are doing great!