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Camps at Silvers Stables

In addition to year round horseback riding lessons, and horse training, Silvers Stables offers these camps throughout the year:

Beginner Camps (throughout year)
Adult Camp (May)
Summer Camps (June-July)

Pre-Team / Academy / Performance Camp (Winter and Summer)
Winter Camps (Dec-Feb)

Located in Greer, SC, Silvers Stables is 30 minutes from Greenville, 25 minutes from Travelers Rest, 50 minutes from Anderson, 35 minutes from Hendersonville, and 50 minutes from Asheville, Silvers Stables is conveniently located to major cities. Please see below for our upcoming equestrian camps. 

Upcoming Camps

2024 Summer Camps

5075 Jordan Rd. Greer, SC 29651

 

Summer Camps at Silvers Stables:

 

Enjoy a summer camp filled with horseback riding, crafts, and horse activities. Learn how to ride, drive, lead, groom, and take care of horses in a fun environment that includes an air-conditioned indoor space and a cool covered arena. We have camps for children and adults. 

 

Camps are a great way to introduce riders to horseback riding or to increase the skill level of a rider who already has experience. These camps are great for beginners through advanced riders and are focused on individual improvement. We have multiple summer camp options for riders of all ages and riding levels at varying lengths and across multiple dates. Please see the list below for camp dates, pricing, discounts, and important information. 

 

****NOTE: rider weight limit = 185 lbs

 

All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

 

PLEASE TEXT OR CALL 864-554-4674 TO SIGN UP FOR CAMPS.

 

-----Student Trainer/Instructor 4-Day Camp ONE (ages 11 and up):  May 28-31, Tues-Friday

LIVE THE LIFE OF A HORSE TRAINER AND INSTRUCTOR FOR 4 DAYS

8:00 am – 5:00 pm -$550

  • Must be a current weekly lesson student at Silvers Stables.

  • Must be 11 years of age or older on the date of camp and be approved by Kati or Justin when you sign up. Exceptions may apply if you own your own horse, show on team, and can get your own horse ready without parental help.

  • Must be able to trot on the rail by yourself, lead a horse, groom a horse, be a hard worker, be a good listener, and be willing to learn harder skills. This is a working camp, the camper cannot need babysitting or prodding to keep moving.

  • Lunch schedule will go out before camp (pack lunch most days, go out to eat others).

  • Will shadow the instructor/trainer and might have some riding opportunities throughout the camp.

  • Will learn basic/beginner training skills (starting with lunging) and instructing skills (emphasis on teaching basic riding skills, leading, and equitation form).

  • Will aid the trainers and instructors in their daily tasks and shadow them through the day (cleaning stalls, feeding, grooming, training, instructing, washing, and other daily chores)

  • Will learn basic veterinary and farrier care including wound management and hoof care.

*Deposit = $100

-limited to 6 students

 

 

 

-----Student Trainer/Instructor 4-Day Camp TWO (ages 11 and up):  JUNE 18-21, Tues-Friday

LIVE THE LIFE OF A HORSE TRAINER AND INSTRUCTOR FOR 4 DAYS

8:00 am – 5:00 pm -$550

  • Must be a current weekly lesson student at Silvers Stables.

  • Must be 11 years of age or older on the date of camp and be approved by Kati or Justin when you sign up. Exceptions may apply if you own your own horse, show on team, and can get your own horse ready without parental help.

  • Must be able to trot on the rail by yourself, lead a horse, groom a horse, be a hard worker, be a good listener, and be willing to learn harder skills. This is a working camp, the camper cannot need babysitting or prodding to keep moving.

  • Lunch schedule will go out before camp (pack lunch most days, go out to eat others).

  • Will shadow the instructor/trainer and might have some riding opportunities throughout the camp.

  • Will learn basic/beginner training skills (starting with lunging) and instructing skills (emphasis on teaching basic riding skills, leading, and equitation form).

  • Will aid the trainers and instructors in their daily tasks and shadow them through the day (cleaning stalls, feeding, grooming, training, instructing, washing, and other daily chores)

  • Will learn basic veterinary and farrier care including wound management and hoof care.

*Deposit = $100

-limited to 6 students

 

-----All Level Rider Summer Camp (ages 5-15):  June 24-28, M-F

All day option = 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (snack provided, please bring bagged lunch) - $650

Half day option = 9:00 am – 12:00 noon (snack provided) - $450

 

*Deposit = $150

*Early drop off available between 8:00 am and time of camp starting ($20 per day)

*Late pick up available between end of camp and 6:00 ($15 an hour; late pick up not available on Friday)

*Arrangements must be made in advance for early drop off or late pick up.

 

Appropriate riding level = beginners through advanced riders

 

Come and join us for a week of horseback riding, crafts, and horse activities. Learn how to ride, lead, groom, and take care of horses in a fun environment with an air conditioned indoor space and covered arena. Snack provided. This is for students who are brand new beginners through advanced riders. 

 

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS; STUDENTS MUST BE 5-15 YEARS OLD

 

*Non-refundable $150 deposit due to hold child’s spot. The rest of the camp fee is due on the 

first day of camp. Please message us or call/text 864-554-4674 (Kati Silvers) to sign up for camp.

-Information Form and Release required before a child under the age of 18 can stay for camp and before anyone can ride. Please fill this out on the first morning of camp.

-Helmet - All riders must wear a helmet – helmets are provided but feel free to bring your own.

-Rider weight limit is 185 lbs.

 

 

-----Ladies’ Night: Friday, June 28

*****Ladies’ Night (beginners through advanced):

Join us for an evening of riding, horsemanship, and fellowship.

*Friday, June 28, from 6:00-8:30 pm.

*$50 (paid in advance to hold your spot, nonrefundable).

*Horses are provided by Silvers Stables. 

*Rider weight limit = 185 lbs

*Bring an outdoor chair.

*This event is for adult ladies - participants must be 18 years of age or older. 

Limited to first 14 participants.

 

 

-----Project Trainer Camp (ages 11 and older): July 2-4, Tues-Thurs

* Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

*$250 ($100 deposit) 

*This 3-day camp is for riders who are intermediate to advanced and can canter very well. These students must currently ride with Silvers stables. It is limited to 2 students who are 11 years old or older at the start of camp. This is for serious riders who desire to know more about training. They will work one-on-one with a trainer with one horse, their project, for the week. The goal is to learn patterns, more specific training sets, and help improve a horse to be able to move into either the lesson or Academy string or to help correct a problem that exists in a Performance horse. Spots only held with paid deposit.

 

 

 

-----Show Team and Pre-Team 3-Day Camp: August 9-11, Friday - Sun

A summer camp catered to Performance, Academy, and Pre-Team riders in which riders will ride multiple times during the camp, practice on multiple horses, and utilize multiple drills. This camp is a very different experience than the regular riding camps held during summer as it is focused both on building skill and building tea comradery. All Silvers Stables Academy and Pre-Team Riders must attend while it is optional, yet strongly encouraged, for the Performance Team. Friday, 5:00-8:00, Sat and Sun, 3:00-6:00.  (Performance and Academy Fee = $225, Pre-Team Fee = $250, No deposit; pay in full by first day of camp). THIS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR ACADEMY AND PRE-TEAM RIDERS.  (While a requirement, a child 8 years old or younger may not be emotionally/cognitively ready for this level of camp, and therefore, may be asked to wait until a little older to attend. If your child is 8 years old or younger, please ask about whether to attend before camp begins.)

 

-----SUMMER INTENSITY: Aug 31-Sept 1, Sat-Sun

This 2-day camp is for riders who are intermediate to advanced (have at least begun canter work) and currently ride with Silvers Stables. It is limited to 8 students. This is for serious riders who desire to better themselves with multiple rides in a row and little time for rest. These riders must be able to ride 2-4 times in a row during their intensity sessions without rests or breaks in between. Student must be able to at least mostly groom/tack their horses on their own. This is open to regular lesson students as well as Academy/Performance show riders. If you have any questions, please ask Kati. (Saturday the 8th: 5:00-7:00, Sunday the 9th: 3:00-7:00), $300 ($50 deposit)  

 

-----"Helper Camp” :

 Varying one day dates. Drop off between 7:30 am and 9:00 am. Price = $25 a day. Pick up between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Bring a packed lunch. This camp is for serious students only who take at least two lessons a week OR those who Ambassador at least one day a week. Please ask to see if you or your rider are approved for this camp. Ambassador hours cannot overlap Helper Camp. Helper Camp is for those riders/students who want to be at the barn all day and help out. Helping will include any form of help needed, including but not limited to barn chores, training, grooming, yard work, cleaning, assisting with lessons, assisting other students with grooming, bathing horses, cleaning pastures, moving horses, basic vet care, assisting with dental/vet visits, etc. Please check the dates in the calendar for Helper Camp and please sign up via text to Mrs Kati at least 24 hours in advance. Campers must help while at the farm and can be denied return to future Helper Camp days if they are disruptive to the day.

 

 

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-NOTE ABOUT CAMP AND INSTRUCTION: These camps are not your typical horse camps. Children and adults usually walk away with huge improvements in their riding and large increases in their knowledge. Quality instruction from multiple instructors guides students forward while being extremely informative and fun. 

 

-Parents do not stay for camps and students should be comfortable away from their parents for the duration of their camp. Show Team / Pre-Team Parents may stay for Show Team Camp.

 

The rider weight limit for all camps is 185 lbs.

 

*Non-refundable deposit due per student per camp to hold spot. The rest of the camp fee is due on the first day of camp. Please private message Silvers Stables or call/text 864-554-4674 (Kati Silvers) to sign up for camp. No spot will be held until deposit is paid. Deposit is non-refundable and non-trasnferrable.

 

-Information Form and Release required before a child under the age of 18 can stay for camp and before anyone can ride. Please fill this out on the first morning of camp.

 

-Helmet - All riders, adult or youth, must wear a helmet – helmets are provided, but feel free to bring your own. 

 

-Silvers Stables also offers a Tiny Tot program for children ages 3-4, and weekly lessons for adults and children, ages 5 and up. 

 

-5075 Jordan Rd. Greer, SC 29651

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