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February 2017

ABC’s Of Horsemanship

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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The ABCs of Horsemanship - Saturday February 11th from 9:00-12:00 Awareness Boundaries Connection Experiential learning with Lasell Bartlett MSW, SEP, TRI, ESMHL. Developing skills and sensitivities, so we can bring our best to the horses. We will practice amongst ourselves first, then with the horses. Dress in layers. We provide tea, hot cocoa, and snacks. Please let me know if you plan on attending. This will help with planning the mornings activities. All are welcome. No charge for coming, but donations…

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$15.00

Wine Tasting

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Norwich Inn, Norwich, VT + Google Map

Bring your friends and join us. Dan & Whit's General Store is having a wine tasting to benefit High Horses (therapeutic riding program). February 22nd 5:00-7:00 - We will have 20 different wines to taste- both white & red. - Join us in the wine cellar at The Norwich Inn and enjoy the free cheese and crackers. -You also receive a coupon for $5.00 off of any dinner order from the Norwich inn. -You can purchase tickets at the store…

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New Volunteer Training & Level 1 Leader Training

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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I’m happy to let you know that we will be holding another new volunteer orientation and level 1 leader training on Saturday, February 25, 9am-2:30pm. Covered will be information about the High Horses organization, as well as, the layout of the facility and barns. We will also discuss basic horse and lesson ring safety. The morning session will cover lesson ring protocols and participants will train to be “side walker”. Side walkers are a support for the rider in lessons.…

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March 2017
Free - Donations always appreciated

Physical Therapy Horseback Presentation

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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March  4th 10:00-12:00 Kate Gamble BFA, MSPT of Open Door Integrative Wellness in White River Junction, VT will be at High Horses to talk about physical therapy horseback. Kate will cover information on different maladies that can be treated using hippotherapy and how the horse can help insight change in the rider. You won't want to miss it. Here is a link to Open Door if you'd like to learn about their offerings: http://www.opendoorworkshop.com Kate is kind enough to share…

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Spring Session

March 6 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 5:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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Please sign up for the Spring Session of High Horses. The Spring session runs 7 weeks from March 6th - April 20th. You can download our Rider Packet from our "Programs" page or contact our Program Director, Sue Miller program@highhorses.org. Therapeutic Riding - $405.00 Hippotherapy - $540.00 Grey Horse Program - $180 Connections - $600.00 Services Free for Veterans

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Mental Health in Therapeutic Riding

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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Our presenters Susanne Haseman & Lasell Bartlett will provide information on mental health issues in therapeutic riding. The talk will begin at 9:00am and end about noon on March 10th. March 10th, 2107 9:00-12:00 Mental Health in Therapeutic Riding Our presenters Susanne Haseman & Lasell Bartlett will provide information on mental health issues in therapeutic riding. Both ladies have extensive experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses in therapeutic riding (mounted and unmounted) and equine facilitated experiential learning. Susanne and…

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April 2017
Free - Donations always appreciated

Equine Massage Workshop With Elisabeth Walton April 15th, 2017

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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Horse massage therapist and trainer, Elisabeth Walton will be coming to High Horses on Saturday, April 15 at 1pm-3pm.   Elisabeth will be demonstrating and explaining horse massage by working on a few of our very lucky horses.  She will break down the procedure by helping us understand horse anatomy.   Elisabeth will show how massage can help our horses feel better by spending a few extra minutes of targeted attention to areas where soreness and tightness are usually a problem.  Please…

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Hippotherapy Volunteer Training

April 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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Caroline Dupere, Occupational Therapist, and Sam Hudson, Occupational Therapist Assistant, will be hosting a training specific to the High Horses hippotherapy lesson program. The training will focus on side walking and horse leading techniques which differ from the regular therapeutic riding lessons.  Please join us on Monday, April 17,  5:30-6:30 for this informational and hands-on training.   Thanks so much and I look forward to seeing you all soon.   Ellen HHTRP Site/Volunteer Coordinator    802-356-3387    

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$20.00

CVDA Spring Clinic- “Horse Speak”with Sharon Wilsie

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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The Equine Human Translation Guide: Conversations with Horses in Their Language Horse Speak is a practical system for “listening” to and “talking” to horses... in their language, instead of expecting them to comprehend ours. “Horses communicate with us all the time in ways so subtle we don’t notice.” Horse Speak can be used by anyone who works with horses. It promises improved understanding of what a horse is telling you, and provides simple replies for you to use to tell…

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May 2017
Free - Donations always appreciated

Annual Rider Horse Show

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
High Horses at Schleicher Farm, 138 Horse Farm Road
Sharon, VT 05065 United States
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Our Annual Rider Horse Show will be held on May 20th. The show will run from 10:00am - 3:00pm. We will have sign up forms at the barn soon with class choices.

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