The Horse Sense Programs offers individuals a program that teaches them:
- General Horse Care
- Horse Safety
- Respect and Responsibility of working with and around horses
- Natural Horsemanship
- Western Riding
- Barn and Stable Maintenance
This Equine Assisted activity requires the participants to address issues such as communication, trust, honesty, accountability, responsibility, patience, relationships, self-respect, respect for others, self-confidence, anger, and social skills.
Who is Served by Horse Sense Programs?
- Adults and children with or without intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Individuals with mental illness
- Individuals with a trauma diagnosis
Benefits of the Horse Sense Program
Individuals who have participated in the Horse Sense Program have experienced:
- Personal achievement
- Life / social skill building
- Self confidence / self-respect
- Improved communication skills
This program is offered through grants that are received from our community partners.