September 1 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm
About Our Program: High Horses is offering seven-week sessions for winter 2, Early Spring, Spring, Summer& Winter 1 and an eight-week session for fall.We operate at 138 Horse Farm Road,Sharon,Vermont and have a wonderful staff of instructors and therapists along with a herd of kind, gentle horses and incredible volunteers. We offer five programs:Therapeutic riding is taught by our staff of certified instructors and focuses on horsemanship skills that incorporate educational, recreational, and psychosocial goals. Lessons may be private and run for one half hour, or they may be a small group of two or three riders and run for an hour. Our largest programOperation Unbridled Freedom offers equine assisted programs for veterans for help in dealing with the physical and psychological effects of war and the after effects of their service time. Working with horses can help people with many types of abilities meet and overcome physical, mental and psychological barriers including PTSD. This program is facilitated by a Marine Veteran. Both our TR program and Operation Unbridled Freedom can be geared for veterans. The VT VA has grants to pay for the 1st 10 visits along with grant money for continuing participants.Our Hippotherapy Program is staffed by our therapists and focuses on equine facilitated activities that address physical, occupational, or speech/language challenges. Hippotherapy lessons are private, forty-five minute lessons. Connections is designed to incorporate a mental health component and runs for one hour.This program is facilitated by a Licensed Social Worker. Great for those suffering from sexual trauma or physical abuse. A female only barn day can be arranged. Grey Horse Program is tailored to riders 50 years and over wanting to enjoy horseback riding to increase balance,flexibility and as a form of exercise.