Equine Services for Heroes

Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center honors US Veterans by offering the Equine Services for Heroes Program. Equine Services for Heroes offers an opportunity to build camaraderie, be of service to fellow veterans and the community, and experience a challenging physical activity.

Equine Services for Heroes is a weekly program for US Veterans. The total cost of this program is underwritten, allowing veterans to participate at no cost to them.

Equine Services for Heroes provides Veterans with the following opportunities:

  • Trail Riding
  • Horse Handling and Care
  • Natural Horsemanship and Join Up
  • Basic Riding Lessons for Novice Riders
  • Advanced Riding Lessons For Skilled Riders
  • Adaptive Riding for Physical Impairments
  • Volunteering to serve other riders
  • Equine Assisted Therapy – Group, Individual, and Veteran Family sessions
  • Rehabilitation – improve core strength, cognition, balance, coordination, circulation,  emotional stability, and overall fitness
  • Reintegration into the civilian sector
  • A challenging physical activity
  • Camaraderie with other veterans
  • Opportunity to be of service again
  • Relaxation

For more information about Equine Services for Heroes or to apply, please call 805-455-2400 or email Shannon, [email protected].

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