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North Texas Tag & Tack benefiting Equestrians with Special Needs

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ORGANIZATION: EQUIHOPE

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Join us for the North Texas Tag & Tack community market day! Featuring local vendors serving food and fine horse country goods & services. Volunteers will support vendors and activities including kids games, food service, learning opportunities and shopping!

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About EQUIHOPE

Location:

954 E. Blackjack Road, Pilot Point, TX 76258, US

Mission Statement

WELCOME! We are excited to have you at EQUIHOPE. We’re passionate about the benefits of Equine Therapy! MISSION Serving DFW through Therapeutic Riding & Driving while teaching good horsemanship in a safe environment. VISION To be a leading institution in Therapeutic Riding & Driving while providing world class experiences and exceptional value to our clients and benefactors.

Description

Therapeutic Horsemanship is equestrian skill-based lessons for individuals with disabilities. The focus is skill development and progression to improve the client's physical, cognitive and emotional and/or social skills. These lessons are taught by a PATH certified therapeutic riding instructor, with the assistance of quality volunteer aids. As much as possible, riders participate in pre-mounted and post-mounted horse care. Below are some of the benefits these lessons provide: Physical Benefits: ♦ Strengthen muscles ♦ Improve muscle coordination and motor skills ♦ Improve balance ♦ Improve posture ♦ Increase endurance Social and Emotional Benefits: ♦ Self-esteem ♦ Self-confidence ♦ Social and Communication Skills ♦ Relationship Building ♦ Overcoming Fear and Anxiety Cognitive Benefits: ♦ Following Multi-Step Directions ♦ Staying on Task ♦ Horsemanship Skills ♦ Valuable Life Skills

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Animals, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Oct 22, 2022
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

954 East Blackjack Road EastPilot Point, TX 76258

(33.30554,-96.96373)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • Arts Administration
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Come for a shift or for the whole day.

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