Provides training in horsemanship and therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities (physical, mental, emotional, speech, and learning) and for persons diagnosed with debilitating or life-threatening illnesses. Lessons are designed for the client’s specific needs and focus on skills and exercises to enhance the client’s quality of life. There is no charge for our Spring and Fall Therapeutic Riding. Please click this link http://hfh.redvixen.com/intakeForm.html to get on the reservation/waiting list for our FREE therapeutic riding sessions.
Able-bodied Riding Lessons
English, Western, Dressage, Jumping and Barrel Racing lessons are designed for able-bodied individuals who wish to learn how to ride a horse and enhance their riding abilities. We also have competitive riding in shows – it is a fun way of using the horse to promote a positive atmosphere and to showcase the skills and efforts of our equestrian students. E-mail email@example.com for more information about lessons or to get signed up for lessons.
- Horsemanship Classes Natural Horsemanship is a philosophy of working with horses based on the horse’s natural instincts and methods of communication, with the understanding that horses do not learn through fear or pain, but rather from pressure and the release of pressure. We offer four levels of Horsemanship classes.
- Beginner Level Horsemanship
- Intermediate Level Horsemanship
- Advanced Level Horsemanship
- Professional Level Horsemanship
Track-out and Summer Camps
Horseback riding and other horse related activities are provided for school-aged children ages 7-12. Crafts and games are also part of our summer camp. Camp runs from 8 a.m. – noon. We do offer an advanced camp geared for age 13 and up. Visit our horse camps page for our camp weeks.
Horses for Hope relies on volunteers in all areas of the program – grooming, side-walking, horse-leaders, summer camp help and MORE. Experience with horses is not required for most of our needs – orientation and training sessions are provided on a regular basis. Horses for Hope is also a place where those who need community service hours can come and volunteer. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. For volunteer forms click here https://horsesforhope.org/services/volunteer_forms
We offer birthday rides, mini-horse activities, off-site appearences with our mini horses and we are looking to expand to driving in the future which is a way to enjoy the freedom of the horse, without actually riding the horse, by riding in a horse drawn cart.
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (coming soon)
Using horses to help people better understand themselves is based on a unique system called Equine-Assisted Growth and Learning. We use the EAGALA model.