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Granite State Adaptive

EIN: 27-1141889
Founded: 2009
Granite State Adaptive
44 Mirror Lake Drive
603 387-1167
Last Updated 2018-01-02

Public Charity

Equine Welfare Network Guardian
We are proud to be a *2017 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

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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.

50%% 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:
GSA's mission is to provide individuals who have a disability the opportunity to develop independence, confidence, life skills and fitness through participation in sports, therapy, training and recreational programs. In addition to providing skiing and cycling, GSA provides equine assisted activities and hippotherapy to individuals age two and above who have physical, cognitive and/or emotional disabilities as well has blind and/or hearing impaired. GSA's primary population served is disabled children from 15 local schools plus disabled veterans and at-risk youth.

Volunteer Opportunities

Equine Assisted Activities Horse Handler
Minimum Age: 16
Experienced horse handler wanted to assist with equine program. Duties may include turning horses in/out of paddock, assisting/supervising students during grooming and tacking, leading horse during programming. Minimum 2 hours per week Monday through Saturday opportunities. Opportunity to volunteer 1-4 days per week 2-6 hours per day

Wish List Items

Jump Standards And Cups
5 foot tall polyethylene jump standards and cups

Saddle Pad And Blanket Wall Mount Rack
Equi Rack or similar Wall Mount Blanket Rack

Hippotherapy Riding Pad - Medium
Treeless riding pad designed specifically for medium children with stirrup bars and rolled leather handhold.

Hippotherapy Riding Pad - Small
Treeless riding pad designed specifically for small children with stirrup bars and rolled leather handhold.

Bitless Bridle
Dr Cook's BitlessBridle and Reins for therapy horse

*Guardians 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. The Guardian Designation is awarded annually.