This program is developed for individuals of all ages, from small children to senior citizens.  It's purpose is to introduce participants to basic horsemanship involving various aspects of its health, grooming, and handling of the miniature horse. 

Learning Components include


  • Safety, orientation and introduction to the miniature horse
  • Health and grooming
  • Horse handling safety
  • Groundwork fundamentals
  • Leading at walk/trot 
  • Working over/through obstacles
  • Fun at liberty in arena.

Other Activities 


  • Simple stretches with the horses
  • Grooming the horses
  • Leading a horse 
  • Creative Arts with the Horse:  painting on the horse, music, story telling (reading to our horses)
  • Learning to braid the horses manes
  • Simple games...and lots of hugging!


Equine Assisted Activities  Program



Individuals gain tremendous benefits working with the horse such as physical exercise, emotional wellness, self-expression, and the opportunity for personal development by learning something new and unique. Classes are tailored to suit the needs of participants.


Through equine assisted activities and therapies,  participants of all ages can improve anxiety, anger, fear and improve self-confidence and gain a sense of empowerment.


Programs offered help develop effective communication skills, build leadership and creative problem solving skills. The horse’s ability to read emotions, environmental cues, and subtle body language helps adults, children and youth focus their attention, improve their concentration, and maintain self-awareness while practicing being consistent. 

Equine Assisted Activities promote active participation in a variety of unmounted educational interactions involving miniature horses. This special program consists of ongoing, one hour weekly sessions. Minimum age to participate is 4 years.  Sessions are $35 each and run for 30-45 minutes.


                           


         Therapeutic Riding and Animal Assisted Therapy