Bates Equine Recreation

It's more than a ride. It's a lifestyle.


Camp Nature Horse

A unique summer camp program located in the heart of Wainfleet. Experience horses and nature while learning a multitude of life skills.

Open to kids age 6 - 14.

Join us for interactive horsemanship, crafts, games, physical activity, education and fun. There is nothing more exciting than horses and the great outdoors!

A nutritious lunch is provided each day. Kids must bring their own snacks.

2017 Camp Weeks

July 9 - 13

August 13 - 17

Time: 9am-5pm daily

Full Week: $300.00

Single Day: $65.00

Birthday Parties

Say "Happy Birthday" country style!  We offer a 2.5 hour birthday party which begins with rides on the horses, followed by a country cook out on a bon fire.  Full use of the property is available.  Washrooms on-site.

Party Package Includes:





Horse Rides

Petting Zoo


$25.00 per person

$5.00 per person (food cost) for those only in attendance to supervise.

Learn 2 Ride Program

This 8 week program is designed for beginner riders.  It has been tailored to those who are new to horses and also to those who want to ride without a heavy commitment to their schedule. 

The goal of this program is to bring people into the world of horses and introduce them to the basics, thus giving them a newer level of understanding and appreciation for horses.

Topics Include:




History & Anatomy

Tack Fitting


Feed & Nutrition

Basic Western Riding

Program Fee: $200.00