"There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."
GVEC Courses for Horses
Feb 3rd 8 am - Noon
Allendale Columbia School
519 Allen's Creek Rd, Rochester
This free event is a reboot of the former Annual Winter Horse Health Seminar, which GVEC presented to local horsemen for over three decades. They are excited to bring back this educational experience with a new name and location to start a new tradition of learning about horse care.
Winter Horse Activities for Volunteers
In Progress Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm until March 21
Spring Session 2024
Coming April 23-June 20
More info coming soon for returning riders.
Watch for info about Treasures Sale
WHAT IS THEREPUTIC HORSEMANSHIP
Therapeutic horsemanship is defined as equine activities that are organized and taught by knowledgeable and skilled instructors to people with disabilities or diverse needs. Students progress in equestrian skills while improving their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral skills.
Purple Pony focuses on therapeutic horsemanship. It is provided by certified therapeutic horsemanship instructors. Each participant is evaluated and a program is selected that will best meet his or her needs. For more information about equine assisted activities, visit the following site: pathintl.org
Therapeutic horsemanship provides physical, cognitive, emotional and social benefits to the participants...
WE NEED YOU!
Volunteers are an integral part of the Purple Pony team that brings the benefits of therapeutic horsemanship to people with disabilities and diverse needs.