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Godspeed Hummer

We are very sorry to announce that yesterday after a short but very severe bout of colic we lost our dear friend Hummer. Hummer has been with us since 2010 and his big heart and quiet demeanor made him the perfect horse to introduce so many people to riding and a life-long love of horses. […]

2018 – 2019 Program Calendar

Click the calendar to download a PDF to print at home.

Farm Caretaker

LIVE IN POSITION High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. in Old Lyme, CT is seeking an individual with equine care, building and farm maintenance skills to assist in the care and maintenance of our facility, horses and grounds. As an integral team member, communication and organizational skills are essential.  The Farm Caretaker assists the Equine Operations […]

And the winners are … 

First prize in this year’s Raffle was a Jeep Wrangler Sport sponsored by Valenti AutoMall and the winner was: Turgut Parlakkilic of Fairfield County. Turgut and his family are pictured collecting his prize from Bob Valenti – just in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday. “Turgut has been a long-time supporter of High Hopes having purchased […]

High Hopes Helps

Each year, entrance to the holiday market is by way of a donated food item for the Shoreline Soup Kitchen and Pantries. This year you once again broke all records for a single day collection with a whopping … of non perishable food goods just in time for Thanksgiving We know that our friends, sponsors […]

Holiday Market Door Prize Winners 2017

Thank you to all our fantastic vendors who donated door prizes at yesterday’s Holiday Market. The following is a list of names who won prizes but were not there to collect them. If you are among them, and have not done so already, please call Karena Garrity 860.434.1974 x 119 and arrange to collect your […]

Going Above and Beyond

  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 […]

WIN a Jeep for $50

The 2017 High Hopes Car Raffle is for a 2017 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 Sport in conjunction with Valenti AutoMall Buy a ticket for $50 and drive away from the 2017 Holiday Market ready for (almost) anything a Connecticut winter can throw at you – or dream of off-road adventures with the soft top down in […]

EQliving Gold List … we have been nominated

EQuine Living Magazine has a worldwide audience who appreciate the best that the world of Equestrian Living can offer. We are honored to have been nominated and recognized as one of the top 10 Therapeutic Riding Programs in the U.S. and one of the top 3 in the North East. Now we need your help […]