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Our Faith enables us to nurture abilities in individuals with special needs. Equine Dreams is a 501c3 Equine Assisted Activity program dedicated to providing therapeutic sessions to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and social disabilitie... Read more
Our Faith enables us to nurture abilities in individuals with special needs. Equine Dreams is a 501c3 Equine Assisted Activity program dedicated to providing therapeutic sessions to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and social disabilities at no charge. Originally founded in 1996 by The Mason Family, who were inspired by their son Andrew who has Angelman Syndrome, Equine Dreams evolved from a pilot program to becoming a Premier Accredited Center by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, Intl,). Equine Dreams is unique because we deliver services free of charge to the individuals we serve. Our vision is for all children and adults living with special needs to have a place to experience life-long learning in order to foster independence, regardless of ability and income.
Equine Dreams provides Therapeutic Equine Assisted Activities and is dedicated to improving independence and quality of life for children and adults with special needs. We are unique in that we are a free program.
Activities provided at Equine Dreams: Therapeutic horseback riding, Sensory Trail Rides, Ground skills Miniature horse visits to hospitals, nursing homes, therapeutic day schools, etc., Veterans program, and Life-size Horse Simulator lessons.
There is limited access to services, particularly services free of charge. Equine Dreams provides an opportunity for participants and families to benefit from equine assisted activities and make new connections in in the community. Equine Dreams operates entirely on funds generated by public donation, foundation grants, fundraising, and in-kind donations. We offer our services free of charge so that anyone, regardless of their financial situation benefit from equine assisted activities.