The new Garrison Forest Equestrian Institute is designed to give competitive riders the opportunity to advance their skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge and compete at a high level while enjoying the benefits and camaraderie of riding in a school program. Participation in the Equestrian Institute will combine an in-depth equestrian program with a full Garrison Forest academic curriculum uniquely customized for top riders. Students in grades 6-12 are eligible to apply for this rigorous and personalized program that prepares girls to rise to the academic and athletic challenge of being student-riders at Garrison Forest and in college.
THE FULL PROGRAM INCLUDES:
• Board of horse/pony
• Training ride
• Group lessons plus 3 private or semi-private lessons each week
• Program manager to handle daily horse care, scheduling, travel arrangements and registration
• Daycare and coaching fees for shows
• Minimum of one rated show/month
• Two to three weeks of a winter circuit
• One field trip/month
• Wellness program
• Excused absences for horse shows (minimum one day/month)
• Approved tutors allowed
* Must own or lease a horse. Fee does not include lodging, entry fees and travel expenses.