Welcome to Short Acres Farm
We offer lessons for students of all ages and skill levels. We schedule classes both after school and during the day. Whether this is your first time on a horse or your return to riding, we work to the individual abilities of our clients. By maintaining small class sizes, we have the flexibility to integrate specific lesson objectives into the collective spirits of the class. At Short Acres, classmates and families can often be heard cheering on another student as they finally master a new skill or overcome a longtime fear. Our greatest achievement is your personal triumph!
Like people, horses possess their own unique talents and personalities; but unlike humans, they are hard-pressed to hide their “flaws” from others. The raw expression of themselves and their ability to accept you as you are is often what draws that first reluctant or tentative client’s hand to reach out and pet a nose or two. Once on a horse, their eagerness to teach you what they have to offer while challenging you to grow and connect with them is what we seek to share with our clients. Through those connections is built trust, self-confidence, personal achievement, and empathy. Not to mention great life skills such as responsibility, patience, compassion, process and tolerance!
…an effort to unite horse and human…
Registration has started
Farm kids 2020 starts in September
All outdoors, hands-on experiential learning. Ages 4-5, 4-week sessions. Put away the electronics and learn through experience. The curriculum will include all aspects of farm life. Limited spots.
Click the link below for more information and how to register!!
We would love to hear from you. Please contact us!
Farm – (360) 514-0780
Cell – (360) 600-3713
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Farm Kids – January
Cost: $960 (4 days a week) and $480 (2 days a week) – 10-month program paid monthly
20 kids maximum – 4 instructors
Farm Kids is an outdoor program designed for children ages 4-5 to learn while experiencing life on the farm. Kids will have an opportunity of “learn by doing” as they participate in animal care, farm chores, education, adventure, and discovery.
Please view our Farm Kids overview page for more information and to register.
COVID 19 safety procedures: we are limiting group sizes to no more than 5 campers with an instructor. Each child should bring a mask for close contact activities, hand sanitizer and optional gloves. All tack is cleaned/bleached between riders, surfaces cleaned throughout the day and sanitized bathrooms will be available. Most activities will be out in the open air. We have made new farm animal housing in both barns to help with social distancing. We will have more information on this as we learn more about which Phase Clark County will be in by the start of camp.