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Equine Activities and Therapies

High Hopes gives back to those that have given of themselves to serve our country through our veteran’s programs.

To find out more information about our veteran services please contact:

Megan Ellis, Program Operations Manager
(860) 434 – 1974 ext. 112

Activities offered include:

Therapeutic Riding

High Hopes accommodates all four elements of therapeutic riding as defined by PATH Intl.: Recreation, Therapy, Sport, and Medicine in a unique way through our interdisciplinary team approach that includes the applied practices of both the Therapeutic Riding Instructor and licensed Therapists in the areas of Physical, Occupational, Speech and Language and Expressive Therapies.

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Carriage Driving

People with disabilities that restrict their movements, such as those who cannot easily transfer from a wheelchair, Image of smiling pair carriage driving can participate with the security of an adapted cart. Benefits include improvements in balance, posture, coordination and emotional well-being.

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Equine Learning

The Equine Learning Program curriculum is designed on an individual basis to accommodate each student’s needs and goals. The Equine Learning Program is an excellent way for individuals to develop confidence and become comfortable working with horses.

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