Special Events

 Hearts Has Exciting Events Coming in 2017

PATH Intl. ESMHL Workshop and Skills Test, September 9th – 12th. Registration Deadline, August 4th.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in learning more about Equine Facilitated Learning and Psychotherapy or to improve their skills as a working with Horses and People.

  • Equine Professionals
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Those who wish to enhance their ability to work with mental health and education professionals and their clients.
  • Center Volunteers, Staff, Board Members

For more information, download the ESMHL brochure September 2017. For further questions, contact the office at 805-964-1519.

The Pegasus Luncheon: Thursday, September 28th, 2017 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Hearts is excited to share the date of our annual fundraiser, The Pegasus Luncheon, on Thursday, September 28th, 2017, at the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. This inspiring event helps Hearts provide lessons, scholarships, and comprehensive care for our horses in the coming year.

With a special video highlighting the Hearts Community, a delicious lunch and heart-warming stories from some of our riders and staff, guests are in for a pleasant mid-day treat.

If you are interested in supporting Hearts and attending the luncheon, please send us an email or contact us at (805) 964-1519. It’s because of our generous contributors that Hearts has been able to provide over 60,000 lessons to adults and children with physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities since 1985.


Be a part of the next inspiring story.

If you are interested in helping underwrite or sponsor the event, please contact us.

Halloween At Hearts: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pmhorse-pumpkin1

Put on your best costumes for Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center’s annual Halloween Open House! The community is invited for a chance to have fun and learn more about Hearts’ life-changing equine-assisted activities.

Halloween at Hearts features trick-or-treating with the horses, ghoulish games, a horse costume contest, broomstick bake sale, barn festivities and more. It’s a Halloween event you won’t want to miss!

Date: Wednesday, October 25th

Time: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Location: Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 4420 Calle Real, Santa Barbara (across from County Sheriff’s Dept. and up the hill)

Suggested Donation  – $10.00

For more information, please call (805) 964-1519 or email devon@heartsriding.org.