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KRUMKILL STABLES

Address: 
460 KRUMKILL ROAD
ALBANY , NY , 12203/5948
Phone: 518-482-8704
42° 39' 41.9472" N, 73° 51' 11.0232" W
Contact name: 
JEAN BIGAOUETTE
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Ages for which our activities are most appropriate: 
learn how to horseback ride, trail ride, give horses a bath, brush and groom a horse, lead a horse and be safe around horses.

WESTERN HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS AND TRAIL RIDES  ARE AVAILABLE EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK BY APPOINTMENT.  CALL 518-482-8704).

SPRING BREAK  CAMP AND SUMMER CAMP ARE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9 A.M.  TO 4 P.M.  STUDENTS CAN COME FOR SINGLE DAYS OR THE WHOLE WEEK.  HORSES ARE RIDEN EVERY DAY.   STUDENTS LEARN HOW TO LEAD HORSES SAFELY, HOW TO GROOM A HORSE, CLEAN ITS HOOVES AND GET IT READY TO RIDE BY PUTTING ON THE SADDLE  AND BRIDLE.  AFTER THE RIDE, STUDENTS REMOVE THE SADDLE AND GROOM THE HORSE  AND CLEAN ITS HOOVES AGAIN. 

     STUDENTS LEARN HOW TO COOL DOWN A HORSE AND GIVE IT A BATH.   STUDENTS CAN GROOM THE MINIATURE PONIES AND GIVE THEM EXOTIC HAIRDOS!

    STUDENTS  LEARN THE NAMES OF VARIOUS PARTS OF THE SADDLE AND BRIDLE.  THEY ALSO  LEARN ABOUT THE ANATOMY OF A HORSE.

THEY GET TO WATCH A FARRIER TRIM THE HORSES HOOVES  AND A VETERNARIAN EXAM A HORSE.

     STAFF TAKE STUDENTS ON HIKES ON 60 ACRES TO LOOK FOR WILD BLACKBERRIES TO EAT.  THEY ALSO LOOK FOR WILD TURKEY FEATHERS AND  DEER ANTLERS AS SOUVENIRS.

   

 

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