Boy Scout Program Details

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these 3 requirements:

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  1. Explain five safety precautions for when you are near a horse.
  2. Watch how to mount and dismount a horse safely. Practice these skills as you go on your ride.
  3. Go on a supervised/guided horseback ride for at least 20 minutes. Each Cub Scout will wear an approved helmet. These helmets will be provided by Cave Creek Trail Rides.

PROGRAM TO BE APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR IN LENGTH
COST: $36.00 + TAX/ CUB SCOUT. $41/ ADULT and 1 FREE ADULT LEADER/GROUP

Sports Pin Requirements

Cave Creek Trail Rides is able to provide the opportunity to earn the Horseback Riding Pin. This optional upgrade package includes a full hour of riding, and completion of the following five requirements:

Complete these 5 requirements:

  1. Learn how to measure a horse’s height and what a “hand” equals when measuring.
  2. Point out these main parts of a horse: forehead, muzzle, mane, withers, point of hip, knee, hoof, and root of tail.
  3. Describe three different breeds of horses and explain what feature makes each breed special OR Learn about three famous horses. Explain why these horses were well-known.
  4. Tell why it is important to wear an approved riding helmet when you go horseback riding.
  5. Go on a supervised/guided horseback ride for at least 30 minutes. Dress appropriately and show that you can safely mount and dismount the horse.

ADDITIONAL $10.00 + TAX/ CUB SCOUT FOR SPORTS PIN REQUIREMENTS AND 1 HOUR RIDE

Questions? Please Call Deb at 623-742-6700 or cell 623-256-4624