Hello Friends and Family of our East Valley Ranch campers! Sorry for the delay in photos and our blog, we have satellite internet over here and when it rains it takes a very long time for everything to load! BUT, we needed the rain!! AND now the sun is shining over our beautiful Catskill Mountains. The girls have their horses, and are continuing to progress throughout their lessons. Even though it has been raining, we have still managed to get our girls riding their horses everyday.They are also learning ground lessons such as vet care, gaits and footfalls, breeds and colors and horses careers. Maybe your child will come home […]

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Howdy Y’all! Let session 2 commence! The girls had their first ride today, so that our barn manager could match them all with their perfect horse, who they will be assigned to tomorrow! The girls get their own horse for the full two weeks of being here, and will groom and tack, leading and tie, and progress in their lessons with them. While not in the barn, the girls have been learning each others names by playing name games, and also took a hayride down to the farm to go in the waterfront as it is super hot up here!   To the friends and family of the four week […]

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Are we really already in the second week of session 1?! The girls at EVR have had a super busy week! Something new that we have started in our EVR program is Specialties. This is something our counselors have been working on during their staff training. They have to come up with a theme for the week and do activities to go with that theme, and the girls get to pick what they want to do. For example, this week, the younger girls chose the princess diaries. They created crowns in arts and crafts, and played a huge game of capture the crown. The older girls chose a monster theme, […]

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