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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 […]

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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 […]

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Support High Hopes and enjoy a delicious meal!

Dine at Flanders Fish Market, Monday, March 7, between 5 and 9 p.m. and present this flier. A portion of the night’s proceeds will be donated to High Hopes! We hope to see you there!

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High Hopes Offers Riding Lessons to the Public

Lessons begin week of February 22, six or 12-week sessions available Old Lyme, CT (January 25, 2016) — High Hopes Therapeutic Riding 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Registration now open for Susan E. Harris Clinic

High Hopes  is offering a two-day clinic with International Centered Riding Clinician and Equestrian Educator Susan E. Harris on Saturday, February 20, and Sunday February 21, 2016. Both clinics take place at High Hopes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday’s clinic is titled Anatomy in Motion, and focuses on the biomechanics of horse and […]

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Thank you High Hopes Volunteers!

We’d like to take a moment to show our appreciation for your service.