Become A Student

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Benefits of Horseback Riding:

Horseback riding has been widely recognized as one of the most beneficial forms of therapeutic recreation.

Benefits include improvement in:

  • Self Esteem
  • Self Confidence
  • Social Interaction
  • Learning Skills
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Muscle Tone
  • Posture

Eligibility:

Any person meeting the following criteria may be eligible:

  1. Completed EEU Physician’s Referral Form.
  2. Completed EEU Parent/Legal Guardian consent form.
  3. Weigh less than 185 pounds to ride.
    (Individuals unable to ride may participate in classes dealing with the care and management of the horses with unmounted/ground lessons.)

Examples of special needs or disabilities include:

  • Amputees
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Emotional Impairment
  • Head Trauma
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Retardation
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Sensory Integrative Dysfunction
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Visual Impairment

FEES:

New Rider Evaluation: $15

Yearly Registration: $50

12-Week Session: $300

2017 Registration Packet (Word)

2017 Registration Packet (PDF)

2017 Lesson Schedule:

Spring Session: (8 weeks) April 3 – May 27

Student Recognition Day:        June 10

Fall Session: (8 weeks) September 11 – November 4

Student Recognition Day:        November 11

For further information please contact Student Instructor Brandi Beckwith at brandinay@gmail.com or Contact us.

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“The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horses ears” – Arabian Proverb