Our Mission

Our mission is to provide youth with the opportunity to expand their equine knowledge, enhance their horsemanship skills and make new friends.

To contact us call


or email us at


The Eastern Iowa Horse & Pony Camp

Jones County Equestrian Center - Monticello, IA

June 20th - 26th 2021


"Best Week of Summer"2018 EIHPC - 1

The Eastern Iowa Horse & Pony Camp near Dubuque is a week long overnight residential camp that is open to boys and girls in third - 12th grade that have an interest in horses. Youth must have completed third grade by the start of camp to attend. Campers welcome from all over Eastern Iowa including but not limited to Dubuque, the Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, and more!

Campers must provide their own horse or pony for camp.

Our Campers2018 EIHPC

Each day campers will participate in small group riding lessons with experienced equine instructors from the Dubuque area, interactive learning sessions, and various entertaining evening activties.
Campers will also have the chance to sign up for a special elective of their choice each afternoon.


Our Volunteers from the Dubuque Area2018 EIHPC - #16

The Eastern Iowa Horse & Pony Camp near Dubuque also relies heavily on volunteers to keep the cost of camp low.  We suggest a parent or guardian of each camper take some time to help in areas such as: overnight chaperons, kitchen help, daily chaperons, etc. 

Our Mentors from the Dubuque Area

Opportunities are also available for older and experienced youth from the Dubuque area to be mentors. Mentors provide assistance to our instructors during riding lessons to ensure campers are excelling and advancing their skills during the lessons. They also assist in the barns, E-cademy's, electives, snack bar, kitchen, and evening activities. 

Copyright © 2017 Eastern Iowa Horse & Pony Camp A Solar Pixel Design