Horse Sense

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
  • Independence
  • Self confidence / self-respect
  • Improved communication skills

This program is offered through grants that are received from our community partners.