Heroes Horsemanship — 4:00-6:00pm – Free Session (Must Apply)
August 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
One event on September 16, 2022 at 9:00 am
One event on October 14, 2022 at 9:00 am
Sign up today by completing the Heroes Horsemanship application here!
We welcome all Veteran and First Responders to join us out at the barn.
Healing Reins is honored to offer our community’s veterans, active-duty military, first responders, and their families a transformative, healing, and enjoyable experience with horses, through horsemanship, equine assisted learning, and counseling.
Horses provide a powerful partnership in learning and personal growth. Working with horses provides opportunities to explore the possibilities of a new sense of purpose, rediscovering of inner strength, and the building of relationships. Equine assisted mental health supports healing of scars, PTSD and re-integration into society and family while providing a fun outlet for individuals and families.
Equine-assisted activities at Healing Reins will be co-facilitated by a Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Bryan Mitchell, who’s experiences as an Army combat veteran provide a valuable perspective to veteran groups. Through these service offerings veterans and first responders can gain tools for healthy living, discover a new place of enjoyment, and build horsemanship skills with out wonderful herd.
What to Expect:
- A better understanding of why we offer ground work and why we offer riding
- Basic knowledge of building a working relationship with a horse
- What therapeutic benefit outcomes to expect