Youth Horse Riding Camp

Youth horse camps are held throughout the year at Work Family Guest Ranch. Introductory equine clinics and horse camps provide children the chance to introduce themselves to horses, build upon their skills and experience the thrill of camaraderie on the horse trail. Youth horseback riding camps are also a great way to introduce children to the California ranching way of life with fun educational opportunities along the way. For more info contact Kelly Work.

Horse riding camps

Bring your own horse or use one of ours. Learn horsemanship skills while making new friends, trail riding, gymkhana fun, working cattle and listening to horse riding experts. Year-round camps are offered for young people ages 8 years and up. Your children will love our trustworthy horses, caring instructors, and healthy home cooked meals.

Youth Rodeo Horse CampLearn horsemanship skills while making new friends. The instructor, Kelly Work, is an accomplished horsewomen and mother of three rodeo children who love to rope and ride on the ranch. Our horses love kids and are proven mounts. Whatever your riding level, we try to help you accomplish your goals in a safe and fun environment.

  • Horses, meals, speakers, overnight accommodations and lots of fun is included in the cost.
  • Discounts are offered for multiple family members.
  • Special group discounts offered to Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H, and other youth organizations.

Western horseback riding campAfter basic horse riding instruction, campers will enjoy the horse trails covering our 12,000-acre cattle ranch. The ranch horseback camps are located near Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, California midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA.

Give your child an experience on the farm that they will never forget!  Sign them up today for an adventure. Contact Kelly Work for further details. 805-610-0961.

Connecting Your Kids to the Rural Way of Life Through Youth Horse Camps

Owned and operated in San Miguel, California since the 1880’s.


Other Youth Horse Camps


Youth Horseback Riding CampsOur traditional week of horseback trail riding, arena games, a taste of cattle work, guest speakers, horsemanship, campfire, great food and an all-around cowkid experience.


Youth Rodeo CampRodeo Camp is for the young horse rider than might be interested in learning what rodeo is all about and for the experienced rodeo rider than wants to improve their technical skills and times. Guest rodeo speakers visit throughout the week coaching the kids as they prepare for Junior and High School Rodeo.


Youth Horseback Riding - Western PleasureIf your focus is on Western Pleasure come enjoy a week of riding with an expert and get show ready. Learn how to groom your horse to perfection and become more confident in the show ring.


Private camps are available to groups of six (6) or more campers. Please contact Kelly Work to discuss your needs and expectations for your camp experiences.

1 Day Horse Camp

  • $125.00 per camper
  • Horse, meals, & overnight accommodations
  • 6 camper minimum
  • Saturday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Children must be 8 years old to participate.

2 Day Horse Camp

  • $200.00 per camper
  • Horse, meals, & overnight accommodations
  • 6 camper minimum
  • Saturday 9:30 a.m. to Sunday 3:30 p.m.
  • Children must be 8 years old to participate.

4 Day Horse Camp

  • $525.00 per camper
  • Horse, meals, & overnight accommodations
  • 6 camper minimum
  • Thursday 9:30 a.m. to Sunday 12:30 p.m.
  • Children must be 8 years old to participate.