Granite State Adaptive
44 Mirror Lake Drive
MIRROR LAKE NH 03853
Last Updated 2018-05-15
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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.
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.
Equine Assisted Activities Horse HandlerMinimum Age: 16Experienced 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
Saddle Pad And Blanket Wall Mount RackEqui Rack or similar Wall Mount Blanket Rack
Jump Standards And Cups5 foot tall polyethylene jump standards and cups
Hippotherapy Riding Pad - MediumTreeless riding pad designed specifically for medium children with stirrup bars and rolled leather handhold.
Hippotherapy Riding Pad - SmallTreeless riding pad designed specifically for small children with stirrup bars and rolled leather handhold.
Bitless BridleDr Cook's BitlessBridle and Reins for therapy horse