My weekend at the Saddle Camp was one I will never forget. 10 minutes from Braidwood NSW, Helen from Saddle Camp has created a unique and beautiful place.
We arrived on Saturday morning and I was able to choose my horse to ride for my time there. There were 6 beautiful horses to choose from so it was a very hard decision. After that we got to tack up the horse we chose.
We went on a ride around the beautiful property, stopping at a waterhole to give the horses a drink. Helen showed us how to feed the horses and we got to drive a horse and cart which was amazing! At the end of the day we had a spectacular dinner with a movie and popcorn afterwards. After that we went on a spotlighting tour. We saw lots of animals and saw where the horses were sleeping for the night! The bedroom we slept in is cosy and very nice. I definitely slept well!
In the morning Helen made us a wonderful breakfast and of course the horses had a great breakfast as well! :) Then we went on a long trail ride around them property and had a picnic lunch which was fantastic.
When we got back we prepared for the mini show. We oiled the horses hooves and braided their manes and tails. We did a leading class, dressage and jumping. Then we played some fun games. We also had an awards ceremony at the end and I felt like I never wanted to leave!
My time at the Saddle Camp was magical. Thank you so much Helen and everyone else who made my time at the Saddle Camp so amazing!!
Alannah Trefz VIC (11 years old)