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Explore the World of Horses, Hone Riding Skills at UMC Western Equestrian Summer Camp
June 15, 2006

CROOKSTON, MN (June 14, 2006) - Western Equestrian Summer Camp is set for July 27-29 at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC). Through hands-on experience, youth ages 13-18 will learn about grooming and proper tacking techniques and get riding tips. Classroom activities include information on equine nutrition, health, and basic management skills. The camp, sponsored by UMC's Agriculture Department, costs $300 per person, which includes activities, meals and room and board. Sign up today to secure your spot. Beginners and intermediate options are available. For more details, visit or call 218-281-8125.

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