Category Archives: News


Meet Griffin

Griffin, age 5, began riding at High Hopes in the summer of 2014 as a participant in our Immersion Camp program run in conjunction with L&M Hospital. Griffin has a progressive and terminal condition known as MPS type III A, a rare disease that prevents his body from breaking down toxins, allowing them to build […]

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High Hopes Hosts Annual Chili Open House March 5

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding is hosting an informative and delicious Chili Open House on Saturday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to members of the community to give them an opportunity to learn about one of the top therapeutic riding centers in the nation, while enjoying chili with all […]


Vote for High Hopes in Essex Savings Bank’s Community Investment Program

Attention Essex Savings Bank customers! Help High Hopes during the month of February when you visit your local Essex Savings Bank branch. How? Just cast a vote for High Hopes in the bank’s Community Investment Program! It’s that easy! Each vote for High Hopes increases the funds we receive from the program. Help High Hopes […]


Want to learn to ride? Community lessons begin soon!

High Hopes is offering riding lessons for community members who want to learn how to ride, brush up on old skills or try a new activity. High Hopes instructors specialize in individualizing riding instruction in a safe and supportive environment. With a wide variety of breeds, riders are matched with the right member of the […]

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NEW! High Hopes is joining the texting revolution!

We are excited to launch our new text messaging service. That’s right, you can now receive texts from High Hopes. Most texts will be group alerts such as weather-related cancellations, but we also will be able to text individuals for items like substitute needs. As always, if you have a cancellation, please call us at […]


Nonprofit Business, Development and Administrative Workshops February 8 & 9

High Hopes is is presenting an interactive two-day workshop, February 8 & 9, 2016, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to help nonprofit administrators learn how to meet management, fundraising and communication needs. Day 1: Monday, February 8, Non-profit Business Administration: Attendees will develop an understanding of and utilize solid management practices to ensure their organization […]

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How to Be Your Volunteers’ Best Resource

Megan Ellis and Courtney Bernard have an article published in the latest issue of STRIDES magazine.


Congratulations, Lauren Fitzgerald!

Recipient of the 2015 PATH Intl. Sis Gould Driving Recognition Award.



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Nutrena Club Support Program

High Hopes is participating in the Nutrena Club Support Program and we welcome your help! Nutrena will make a donation to High Hopes for each proof of purchase. Buy Nutrena products, save the proofs of purchase and put them in a safe place. When you get a pile together, bring or mail them to Holly […]