Horsemanship

“Horses change lives. They give people confidence, hope, self-esteem and provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls.”

The Eagle Mount Equestrian Center promotes safety and optimal outcomes in equine-assisted activities for individuals and families with special needs. We are a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, Intl) Member Center and employ PATH, Intl Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors and Equine Specialists in Mental Health and Learning.

Equestrian Program Eagle Mount

Equine-Assisted Activities such as Therapeutic Riding and Equine Assisted Learning are available for:

  • Individual or group sessions.
  • Mounted or unmounted sessions.
  • Special groups.
  • Veteran opportunities.
  • Our traveling horses: Group, nursing, and retirement homes; Schools and other interested groups.

Contact our Equestrian Team for more info!

Heather Martin, Facility Manager & Program Coordinator:  [email protected]

Jenny Gooldy, Equine Manager & Therapeutic Riding Instructor: [email protected]

 

 

The Eagle Mount Equestrian Center is a Center Member of PATH, Intl.

E M P A C T

Eagle Mount – Possibilities, Acceptance, Community, Teamwork

Experience an extraordinary connection. Discover a refreshingly new relationship between horse and human, where the horse becomes your teacher.  Watch our video for more information and download our brochure for contact and pricing information.


Think your horse would be a great fit for our program?

Our current need for horses are:

  • Completely sound – no lameness issues or any other known ailment.
  • Ability to walk, trot and canter under saddle.
  • Calm, adaptable temperament.
  • Preferred Age Range:  9 to 15.
  • Ability to carry up to 250 lbs.
  • Patience – must be able to stand and wait for participant to groom, mount or dismount.

Download our paperwork and complete a horse profile if you would like your horse considered.  New Horse Prospect

Participant and Volunteer Requirements and Registration Forms

Participate

Fall/Winter Schedule:

Participant Registration Form

  • Ages 6 and up.
  • 180 lbs weight limit to ride.
  • Complete an evaluation with one of our therapeutic riding instructors.
  • Some disabilities may prevent riding – such as uncontrolled seizures, severe behavioral challenges and/or movement and weight restrictions. Individual assessments will be done.
  • Helmets (provided by Eagle Mount) and closed toed shoes are required. Jeans are preferred.

Volunteer

Fall/Winter Session:

  • Ages 16 and up for riding classes.  14 and up for camps.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk alongside a horse for 30- 60 minutes.
  • Closed toed shoes and wear modest and weather appropriate clothing.
  • Complete the Eagle Mount Equestrian Volunteer Training.
  • Training is on-going.  We can do one-on-one if we don’t have enough for a group training.
  •  Groups and individuals are also invited out to help with chores and other property maintenance.