Lessons and Sessions We Currently Offer
Caring With Combs
This programs fits the needs of anyone who wants to be closer to
horses and does not wish to ride. Our Clinicians will design a private personalized program designed for anyones specific
needs whether they wish to groom, hug, photograph, draw or just be around horses. We have a variety of horses in size from
ponies to regular horses. Give us a call if you would like to interact with horses in a unique way.
a 501(c)3 which enables us to permit those in
need of community service to come to our facility. Those who want to give back
to the community, who need community service to graduate, hours for college or schooling and those who are required by the
Elite Equestrian Club
Is your daughter horse crazy? Ever want to just nuzzle up
to a soft nose and go for a ride with an equine friend? Here at Healing with
Horses we are have started our second Saturday program for the youths of our community to have an experience like no other.
Join the "Elite Equestrian Youth Club of HWH" and share the love of our four
legged friends, gain horse knowledge and experience with our staff and certified instructors. We
offer extensive horse knowledge, horse handling, safety procedures, horse back riding,
grooming and bonding with the horse, bringing the community closer to horses, horse communication and behavior, training
demonstrations, games and activities. Programs will run on Saturdays from 10:30 to 4:30. We are seeking out
children from Middle Schools throuh High School. This program runs in three month intervals
and meets weekly.
Equine Communication Classes
Have you ever wondered what horses are thinking? We offer classes here at "Healing With Horses"
at WildRose Horse Farm that will teach you how to read equine body language which will make you aware of not only horse body
language it will teach you human body language as well. Observe the hierachy of the herd. Interact with the horses verbally
and through body language. This class will not only enlighten you, it will be an unimaginable experience. Learn what horses
are saying to each other just by their body language, the unspoken language, position of ears, nostrils, eye contact and the
way they move. Learning body language of the horse is imperative to bonding with a horse and is helpful when riding in any
Therapeutic Lesson Program. Call to register for this Exceptional Class which has been written about in "The Day"
newspaper and "Montville Times". Check our updates for seminars.
Angel Advocates (Sponsor a Horse)
We are offering a program called "Angel Sponsor's" a horse at WildRose
Horse Farm. This program will help the horses sponsored with hay and grain through the
winter months. It also includes vetting and farrier bills. For a minimum of $50.00 a month you can sponsor your favorite horse.
Pick a horse from the gallery in our website you wish to sponsor e mail or call us. You
can make hay or grain purchases through any feed and grain store in CT to make a purchase for the farm. You
will be kept updated with photos, news letters and visitation is encouraged for your sponsored horse by appointment. Call
Shari for more information. This program continues through out the year.
General Riding Instruction
Sign up to learn about riding horses at any level or
dicipline. You will receive professional instruction in a calm, safe and positive
environment. Become one with horse through partnership. You will develop balance and coordination skills that will
further your equine riding esperience. With lessons ou will also learn other equine skills such as grooming, tacking, horse
communication and equine management.
Safety Training Course
Your level of experience will be evaluated for the price of our
Safety Training Programs
Saviors for Survivors
Program to benefit our Veterans suffering from PTSD, Trauma and Depression.
This generally falls under our Equine Assisted Therapy program which provides a specialized program created and individualized
for our clients needs. Anyone that has served in the military in need of Horse Therapy qualifies for this program.
Therapeutic Riding Lessons
We offer therapeutic riding lessons
to those with emotional and cognitive disabilities. We offer a "safe haven" here
at our facility where we work individually with our clients needs. We also reach out to those going through rough transitions
in life such as losing a loved one, family changes such as divorce and those suffering from depression. Healing
with Horses also works with those who have served our country and rovide a place where they may share their experiences. Our
thereapeutic horses offer affection, boost of confidence and increase self worth.
We are always in need of volunteers! Healing with Horses
volunteers dedicate themselves to farm management and the well being of our animals as
well as being involved in our programs and riding lessons we offer here. Volunteers help teach and instruct
Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) " and therapeutic riding along with general riding lessons. To volunteer here at
the facility we ensure that you will have extensive horse knowledge and experience as we certify you through our "Safety
Training Program". You will learn farm management, general care of horses and farm animals, safe handling of horses and
horse communication and behaviors
Youth at Risk
Healing Asolescences with
Anger or Addiction problems those who come from a difficult life style at home resulting in anger issues, Domestic Violence, those
who are suffering from being bullied at school and finding it difficult to cope with those who, themselves are bullies
and act out to others due to anger issues. Adolescences can come to a calm and controlled environment where they can
learn to accept their problems with anger or addiction an start the healing process of gaining self appreciation and new beginnings.
Group sessions will give them comfort to connect with those going through similar situations. Kids will also be given a chance
to confide and be reassured by our therapy horses through bonding and communication that helps find acceptance. Adolescences
will have full support from mentors and certified instructors that will encourage important coping skills in their daily lives.
The support through rough times with these kids will be vital in their recovery to stay clean/sober and dealing with anger.
This program gives them reasons to stay sober, to reteach communication skills with the help of Certified Instructors
through Equine Assisted Therapy.