Are you still trying to plan the perfect summer experience for your daughter? If she has a passion for horseback riding Ñ and is looking to spend some time on a ranch and away from the hustle and bustle back home Ñ then look no further than Black River Farm and Ranch, located in Croswell, Michigan.
This overnight summer camp, which has been in operation since 1962, offers the ultimate equestrian experience for girls ages 5-16.
There are more than 70 different horses to choose from at this family-owned and -operated camp, and, throughout a camper's stay, she'll get to take a horse out on trail rides, receive mounted and ground lessons Ñ for an hour and a half each day Ñ and enjoy free riding time (that's supervised, of course).
While horseback riding is the main attraction, there are plenty of other activities for campers to experience at Black River Farm and Ranch, including swimming in the pool, crafts, archery, tennis and basketball, paddle boating and more. During the evening, there are camp-wide "crazy games" and additional programming to experience, as well.
All riding instructors at Black River Farm and Ranch are Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) certified instructors. In addition, Black River Farm and Ranch is accredited by the American Camping Association, licensed by the state of Michigan and certified by the CHA, as well.
For more information on Black River Farm and Ranch, visit blackriverfarmandranch.com.