CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES THROUGH 2pm cancelled due to school closures. Please check back for an update on afternoon classes.
Our mission is to improve the lives of people with disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding, equine assisted activities and therapies, and training and education while being a proactive leader, mentor and advocate for our profession.
High Hopes riders could not participate at all without donations to the scholarship fund. Most of these people already face financial and other burdens because of the disability/existing financial burden of families with disabilities. Donor support enables High Hopes to accept all who can benefit from our services regardless of financial circumstances.Watch the video
Look! What just got delivered. High Hopes is the lucky recipient of a grant from the Allan Louis Loeb Foundation, and with it, we purchased a new run-in for the black paddock. The Allan Louis Loeb Foundation for the Benefit of Wildlife and Domestic Animals is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to benefit wildlife and domestic […]
High Hopes is honored to have received an “Honorable Mention” $1,000 grant from the Golden Fleece Foundation. Established in 2007, The Golden Fleece Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to giving back to the communities that Brooks Brothers serve. Since its founding, it has sought to foster one of Brooks Brother’s core values: relationships. Earlier […]
High Hopes is once again a proud and grateful beneficiary of a grant from the Westbrook Foundation. Due to the generosity of all of our donors, we are able to subsidize the cost of therapeutic horseback riding services by over 75%. This grant will help us continue to ensure that participants from the Westbrook, CT […]
High Hopes is grateful to have received a $2,000 donation from the Dime Bank Foundation. Mission In 1998, Dime Bank established The Dime Foundation, enabling us to further our bank’s mission of supporting and giving back to the communities we serve. We strive to improve the well-being and quality of life for members […]
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High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc. in Old Lyme, CT seeks an individual with strong communication and organizational skills for a Lesson Manager position. Successful candidates will have at least five years of experience in Therapeutic Horsemanship, hold a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH Intl’l) Advanced Instructor Certification, PATH Int’l Mentor and Evaluator training, […]
Caption: Kitty Stalsburg (center, at podium), Executive Director of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc., accepts the 2017 Military Community Support Award. High Hopes was selected because of its robust equine therapy programs for veterans and for families of veterans. Photo Credit: Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Military Community […]