Category: horseback riding

Dear Buckaroos, Stable Round-up Camp Ondessonk

Dear Buckaroos!

By Judy Blase Woodruff Have you ever received a letter with the above salutation? This was how then Camp Director Gene Canavan addressed the first invitations to Camp Ondessonk’s popular…
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Horse Specialty Camp – 1992! The Pioneers of All Horse Adventure Programs!

Two campers’ perspectives on being on the first Horse Specialty Camp: I asked Colleen Shaughnessy how horses were assigned, “I wasn’t staff but was a camper for the first Horse…
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Horse enjoys new life at Camp Ondessonk

In March, Camp Ondessonk welcomed a new horse, Havi, to the herd.  The 14-year-old grade paint mare was purchased with funds provided by the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation after months…
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Ondessonk Horse Camps

Ondessonk Horse Camps offer a variety of benefits for participants, both physical and mental. Riding horses provides a great workout, improving balance, coordination, and core strength. Spending time outdoors and…
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Staff Spotlight- Koy Kennedy

By Judy Blase Woodruff Koy Kennedy is a versatile man who has been a farrier, worked in carpentry, and was a full-time rodeo cowboy who rode bucking horses for a…
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Stable News

Stable News By Catherine Limkeman- Equestrian Director This month in the Stable News we are featuring our 15 year old, red roan, Mustang mare named Vegas. Vegas has been at…
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