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Eagle Mount Bozeman

Eagle Mount Bozeman
6901 Goldenstein Lane
Bozeman MT 59715

Tax ID/EIN: 84-1383214
Year Founded: 1982
Last Updated 2017-07-08

Public Charity

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Public Service

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care of horses to provide its services.

17%% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Eagle Mount Bozeman is committed to provide quality therapeutic recreational opportunities for people with disabilities or cancer, and to provide support for families of participants.

Horse-related programs:
Eagle Mount Bozeman is a Recreational Therapy Center whose mission since it's inception in 1982 is to transform the lives of people with disabilities and children with cancer. The Therapeutic Horsemanship Program serves over 180 individuals each year and offers therapeutic riding, life skill training (Barn Management and Horsemanship classes) and contracts out the facility for hippotherapy sessions and equine facilitated psychotherapy. Specialty classes include facilitated riding for participants with Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury and age related conditions and EMBLEM classes for military veterans (Eagle Mount Bozeman Lasting Experiences for our Military).

Non-horse-related programs:
Other core programs include skiing (alpine and Nordic); swimming; horticulture and Big Sky Kids (oncology camps). Other smaller programs include Saturday Night Out (held once a month), EMBLEM camps (Eagle Mount Bozeman Lasting Experiences for our Military) and ice skating and snowshoeing.

Volunteer Opportunities

Intern - Therapeutic Horsemanship Program
Minimum Age: 18
We are seeking two interns commencing at the beginning of May 2014. These individuals will be working in the Therapeutic Horsemanship Program to gain knowledge of how to successfully set up and hold a safe, effective and fun summer program. They will also learn about how a non-profit is managed and the benefits a PATH Premier Accredited Center offers it's participants and personnel.

Wish List Items

Continuous Fencing
The Therapeutic Horsemanship (TH) facility is upgrading the fence system from vinyl covered wire and wooden posts to continuous metal fencing and posts. This is a big project and any help in replacing over 5000 linear feet with metal posts and panels would be most welcome.