Equine Welfare Network Messenger

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We are proud to be an EQUUS Foundation Messenger and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

The Messenger Designation is awarded annually. To retain an existing EQUUS Foundation Messenger designation and apply for an EQUUS Foundation grant in 2017, organizations must provide all required information and update their Messenger information on or after January 1, 2017 and not later than April 30, 2017.

Messengers are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations.

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Little Britches Therapeutic Riding

Little Britches Therapeutic Riding
P.O. Box 120
Woodbury CT 06798

Tax ID/EIN: 06-1342553
Year Founded: 1979
Last Updated 2017-06-15

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.

100% 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:
The Little Britches mission is to expand and challenge the physical and emotional boundaries of children with special needs through the use of horses. We facilitate sensory integration and the development of self esteem, physical strength, and mental well being. We provide recreation for a lifetime.

Horse-related programs:
Little Britches provides equine assisted activities and therapies to individuals with disabilities.

Non-horse-related programs:
We do not provide non-horse-related activities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Horse Leaders And Side Walkers
Minimum Age: 14
Teenagers and adults who are physically capable of walking and trotting along with our riders. Equine experience / education is desirable, but we will train. We also have a therapeutic driving program and welcome volunteers with driving experience.

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