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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The Fiver Children’s Foundation (Fiver) is a comprehensive youth development organization that significantly impacts students from low income families in New York. Fiver is dedicated to cultivating students over the course of ten years into happy, fulfilled adults who make positive contributions to their work, families and their community.rnrnFiver’s Equestrian Program uses horseback-riding as a vehicle for cultivating character, patience, cooperation, compassion, trustworthiness, and self-esteem.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public ServiceOur organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) programs with instructors, specialists, counselors, trainers and/or facilitators (full-time, part-time, independent contractors, and/or service providers) who have certified training applicable for people with special needs and specific to the program offerings - either on staff or accompanying clients when participating in our programs