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Batavia horse rescue hosts camp

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Submitted by Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption, a nonprofit, volunteer organization that provides a safe haven for abused and neglected horses, is hosting a "Horse Camp" from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, July 25-29, at the new horse facility in Batavia.

The program is designed and presented by veterinarian Trisha Lewis, D.V.M., and is limited to 10 attendees ages 8 and older.

Cost for this program is $250 and includes hands-on experience with the horses for all attendees; an introduction to horses; grooming and feeding; learning about equine health, including preventive care and common health issues; riding equipment; demonstrations and fun activities.

The fee includes all five days, instructions, all materials, an FOD T-shirt, snacks and take-home crafts.

Paid registrations must be received by Sunday, July 17. Payment can be made in cash, by check or credit card. For details and to register, contact Trisha Lewis at or call (515) 556-6622.