PO Box 1136
Meadow Vista CA 95722
Last Updated 2012-08-08
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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 Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of Horses For Healing is to provide therapy using horses to help people be better able to sit up, walk, coordinate the body, calm the mind, overcome emotional trauma and stress and enjoy recreation and social interaction.
Fund Raising CommitteeMinimum Age: 21Participate and or chair the fund raising committee.
Grant WriterMinimum Age: 21Provide grant writing research and assist or direct in the preparation of grant requests.
Board Of DirectorsMinimum Age: 21Participate on the organization's Board of Directors.
Side Walkers For Therapeutic Riding ProgramMinimum Age: 14Volunteers needed Tues. afternoons and Fri. mornings. Assist in grooming and tacking horses, provide safety for the rider as a sidewalker, horse leader.
Hoist/LiftProgram would like to add a hoist or lift to our mounting ramp to assist wheelchair riders on and off the horse.
Sponsor A HorseDonate $100 to cover the cost of boarding, farrier and Veterinary expenses for one horse for one week.
Rider SponsorshipDonations of $35/week to sponsor a special needs rider who can not afford the cost of the program.