Horse Camp Itinerary
Our session is 6 days, 5 nights which includes two nights at Camp Impeesa in our platform tent village and 3 nights in the backcountry at a horse base camp. You can expect to be in the saddle and ride each day except for the day of arrival and departure from camp.
Arrive at camp, settle into your shared wall tent in our summer camp tent village, and take a swim test in the lake. Meet your wranglers (guides), and as a riding group you’ll set expectations and plan your week. You’ll review safety and risks for the trip and get your helmet & saddle bags. Dinner and campfire will end the evening.
After breakfast you will work with the wranglers to learn all about working around horses and riding. Understand how to be safe around horses, grooming, and care of your horse, how to saddle and tack your horse. After lunch you will meet your horse and start your ride out of Camp Impeesa to the backcountry base camp.
Tuesday to Thursday
Each day, once meals and camp chores have been completed, you will saddle up and head out on the trail for the day’s ride to explore the area. In the evening you will have a chance to talk about what you want the next day to be like and where you want to go. Evenings can also include horse care on the trail, camp crafts, campfire and storytelling, fishing, checking out the stars, creek hikes and sharing of fellowship.
Thursday to Friday
You will pack up base camp on Thursday afternoon and ride back to Camp Impeesa. While at camp you will have the opportunity to participate in the many activities offered at camp, go to the final campfire of the week, enjoy a hot shower and dinner in our dining hall. Friday afternoon it will be time to head back home to share stories of grand adventure by horseback.
What’s included in the trip?
The camp provides all equipment related to the riding and care of the horses including helmets and saddle bags, horse experienced wranglers and outfitters to guide you through your adventure, food while at camp and in the backcountry, tents and group related gear.
Your registration package contains all of the information you will need to get ready for the trip. We include information on transportation to camp, details on what personal gear you should and should not bring, a note on risk, a list of gear, forms regarding medical and dietary needs.