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Blue Skies Therapeutic Riding

EIN: 84-1048151
Founded: 1988
P.O. Box 604
Last Updated 2016-09-26

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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 and shelter of horses.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission is to help our students learn and feel patience, confidence, self-respect and to take pride in themselves and in the things that they accomplish during the sessions. Be in an environment they can be themselves without any discriminate based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. Many times a handicapped person will feel inferior to others who may not have a handicap. However, place a handicapped person on the back of a 1000 pound horse, teach them to control and react with the horse, you will see a positive difference.

They become very proud of themselves, when only a few weeks ago the rider may have felt that he or she could never accomplish such a thing because of their handicap. Our veterans have a chance to find a bond and the rewarding feeling they receive when they develop that bond between horse and rider. Riders learn to trust the friendship of the horse, losing all their fear, and replacing that fear with trust, self-confidence and pride. When the two (Horse and Rider) learn to be patient and respect each other’s needs, then the true fun of the ride begins.

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