• Learn to feed horses​
  • Learn to clean stalls
  • Handle horses / Take horses outside
  • Learn stall cleaning
  • Learn proper grooming
  • Introduce the different tack
  • Teach mounting
  • Introductory ride
  • Repeat Session 2
  • Practice tacking the horses
  • Students groom & ride
  • Bathe their horses (seasonal)

Through assigned responsibilities, horse etiquette and horseback riding, ‘A Horse’s Friend’ provides growth and an
alternative opportunity for all of the participants, both children and adults. With the combination of the program
​director, trained staff and volunteers, new and successful opportunities are the only outcome.

Session 3 - 5

Program Overview

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Welcome students and parents

  • ​Tour the facility, grounds, and pond
  • Discuss safety and the procedures
  • Introduce the students to the horses

Parents and friends are encouraged to attend the last day of the program.

After the closure of the six session program the students may be asked to return to assist in the next six session program
with the new students, creating leadership training within the program.
 There will be no additional cost for the returning
​students, but they must follow the same guidelines as the new students. 

Session 1

Session 6

Program Details:

 “Intro to the World of Horses"

Student Enrollment and Orientation Package available on Contact & Information page

Session 2

  • Repeat Sessions 2-5
  • Introduce trail riding
  • Program Closure
  • Students discuss / wite about their experience and accomplishments
  • Students display their skills to their parents and friend
  • End of program celebration