17320 Moore Road
Boyds MD 20841
Tax ID/EIN: 52-2012519
Year Founded: 1998
Last Updated 2017-04-20
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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.
100% 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:
To enrich and enhance the lives of individuals with special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies.
Therapeutic riding: TR teaches horsemanship and riding skills to children and adults with special needs.<br/><br/>Hippotherapy: HPOT uses the motion of and interaction with the horse to reach therapy goals. In our program, a speech-language pathologist works with the client to achieve speech, language, and cognitive goals.<br/><br/>Summer Camp: We offer summer camps for children and teens. Camps incorporate therapeutic riding and/or hippotherapy.<br /><br />Equine-facilitated psychotherapy: EFP allows clients to learn and implement coping skills for anger, grief, anxiety,and interpersonal conflict through the serene farm environment and interaction with the horses
Barn VolunteersMinimum Age: 12Barn volunteers work alongside the barn staff to care for our therapeutic riding horses. This may include mucking stalls, feeding, watering, grooming, cleaning tack, etc.
Program VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Program volunteers work directly with our horses and riders in therapeutic lessons by leading the horse or sidewalking with the rider. Volunteers also groom and tack the horse before the lesson and untack and groom after the lesson.
Round Bale FeedersAny horse-safe round bale feeders.
Child Stirrup LeathersStirrup leathers (brown or black) that are 36", 42" or 48" long.
XL ReinsReins of any type (laced, braided, rubber, etc.) that are 66" or 72" long.
Fly SprayAny brand of fly spray