Riders will need to wear jeans or long pants, socks, and boots with a heel for riding (at least a half an inch). We do have an assortment of boots available if needed.
GSCI is accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association. Accreditation means that GSCI voluntarily requested CHA to review our equestrian facilities, program and management to deem it as meeting CHA and equine industry safety and operational standards. The purpose of Certified Horsemanship Association is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the entire horse industry. CHA is also recognized by GSUSA as an accredited horsemanship instructor training organization.
Equestrian Program Events
Join us all year round for various different equestrian events and weekend equestrian events for girls of all ages. Check out the events !
Love horses? Come join us during the summer! From beginner to experienced riders our state-of-the-art equestrian facility at Camp Tapawingo is the best choice to learn awareness, new skills, and confidence over the summer. Click here to view our 2021 Summer Camp Guide!
Equestrian Shows and Clinics
Looking to rent out our state-of-the-art equestrian facility at Camp Tapawingo to host your next equestrian show or clinic?
Contact Julie Marks for more information at 217-725-9189 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We get lots of questions from parents, guardians, and leaders
regarding our equestrian programs. We have compiled a FAQ list to
What should my Girl Scout wear/bring?
Where do I park?
What time should we arrive?
Who is required to wear a helmet?
Will we be indoors or outdoors?
If we are unable to attend will I get a refund?
Will my Girl Scout actually ride on a horse?
What if my Girl Scout is older than the age group listed on a weekend event?
Will my session consist of only my troop members?
Does my Girl Scout get to pick her own horse?
Will I receive a confirmation about my weekend event?
In the event of inclement weather what happens?