Category Archives: News & Events


Dom Schramm Eventing Clinic June 27-28, 2015

Sign up now and join Advanced level eventer Dom Schramm for a two-day eventing clinic.  Proceeds to benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding.  Work with Dom on your personal goals in a supportive, small group setting.  Register before June 13th for the early bird rates!  Auditors welcome, limited stabling available. Saturday’s […]


Volunteer this Summer

Make and difference and have fun!

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Stress Management in EAAT Horses

Spring 2015 STRIDES article by Holly Sundmacker, equine operations director and Lauren Fitzgerald, lesson manager.


Learn to Ride – open to all

During program breaks throughout the year, High Hopes offers riding and carriage driving lessons to the public. Upcoming Lesson Dates:  6  Lesson Series Group Youth Lessons (4 per group) at High Hopes, Old Lyme Fridays 3-4 pm from June 26th-August 7th Teen/Adult Semi Private (2 per group) at Camp Harkness, Waterford Wednesdays 1-1:45 and 2-2:45 […]


Current Open Positions at High Hopes

We have three open positions. Go to to read about them and learn how to apply.


Welcome to Spring Semester!

Welcome to Spring Semester at High Hopes!  Even though there is still now on the ground, the days are getting longer and warmer weather is just around the corner.   Thank you to all who are volunteering in our therapeutic horsemanship programs and behind the scenes helping with administration.  You each make a difference every hour […]

Volunteer Enrichment Conference and Upcoming Seminar

Thank you to all who attended the High Hopes Volunteer Enrichment Conference on Monday!  It was a great day filled with professional speakers, delicious food, and new friends.  Here are some of our favorite quotes from the day: If you couldn’t make it, we hope you’ll enjoy the pictures and plan to join us next […]

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Did you know? High Hopes offers a wide selection of continuing education opportunities!

Some of our upcoming seminars include: Volunteer Enrichment Conference – February 16th – A full day of exciting educational offerings, and lunch is included.  Register here. Volunteer Leadership Seminar – February 22nd – Develop your leadership skills and learn techniques for working on a volunteer team and supporting new volunteers.  Presented by Linda Ferraro.  Email […]


Strategic Plan 2015-2019

The High Hopes Board of Trustees has approved the Strategic Plan 2015-2019.