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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of Rosie's Ranch is to provide an inclusive* therapeutic environment where children with and without special needs connect with an equine partner and each other, under the guidance of a qualified staff, building self-confidence, literacy and language skills through educational and equine-assisted activities.
Inclusive environment is supported by the following:
*Special Education Guide. http://www.specialeducationguide.com "Inclusion enhances social interaction for students of all levels of ability."
*Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004)
-is a law that makes available a free appropriate public program to eligible children with disabilities. Supports "least restrictive environment".
Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA)
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.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Horse Leader, Side Walkers, Barn & Office HelpersJoin the Rosie's Ranch Team! Trainings will be offered to enhance your horse experience, teach new skills or show you the procedures in our Office. There is a place for EVERYONE! Bring your family out on any Sunday from 1 - 4 to join in ranch chores!
We welcome everyone from our community. Please call by Saturday to reserve your spot.
Grant Writer, Social Media Or Data Collection?Do you have some grant writing skills? Or maybe you are a computer whiz? Or you love to crunch numbers and make charts? YOUR volunteer time is needed at Rosie's Ranch. Contact us so we can find the perfect place for YOU!
Camper's Clubhouse Needs FinishingJoin the Rosie's Ranch family for our Spring work day. We are focusing on the Camper's Club House Project that needs its final touches.
Volunteer your time, send items, or make a donation and we will do the work. We need: front decorative door (barn door style), insulation, and interior sheet rock. It's home away from home for many of our day campers! The Camper's Clubhouse provide a sense of community and a safe place where we are all the same...viewing the horses from the bay window. This inspires conversation, drawing and writing. Join us!
Literacy Project 2017Rosie's Ranch is giving every day camper and every Parent and Tot Family a copy of the book, Horses and Ponies. We have ordered 400 books to give away. Our campers will be reading to each other, reading to the horses and ponies and will take the book home at the end of the week. Join us in funding this project.