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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Pony Power Therapies is a non-profit organization giving special needs and at-risk children and adults a unique opportunity to ride, care for and interact with horses. Our riding and non-riding activities enhance individuals’ physical, social and emotional well-being in a safe, nurturing farm environment.
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.
90% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Our organization operates programs involved with horses and other animals.
Side WalkerMinimum Age: 14As a side walker, your responsibility is to walk alongside the rider while mounted, and provide as much or as little support as needed according to the instructor.
Lead WalkerMinimum Age: 14As a lead walker your responsibility is being in control of the horse. You will follow the instructors directions and contribute as much help in steering and speed as directed.
Equipment For HorsesBridles, saddles, saddle pads, stirrup leathers, adaptive equipment, horse supplements.
Farm EquipmentFarm life and animal care require tractors, trucks, barns, sheds, and fences.
General SuppliesFilm, books and office supplies are always needed.