These are specialty programs that we offer from time to time depending on availability and needs.
People Places, Inc. Partnered Group Lessons
We offer a series of groups by People Places for youth who have experienced significant trauma and who are learning to trust again. The horse enables the youth to establish a trusting relationship. These groups are open to community based foster children. A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and our PATH Certified Instructor team up to create a harmonious and effective balance between classroom activities and horse activates. See the wonderful topics we have to offer below.
Part of a series of groups offered by People Places for youth who have experienced significant trauma and who are learning to trust again, and the horse enables the youth to establish a trusting relationship.
Develops skills that are necessary to successfully interact with others and build positive relationships. It helps promote skill development, body awareness, and confidence building and emphasizes listening, following directions, risk taking, asking for help, problem solving, and working as part of a team.
Anger Awareness with Horses
This group lesson helps develop healthy skills in which to express emotions, emphasizes listening, relaxation, empathy, & problem solving. The goal for each student is to learn assertiveness as an alternative to passive or aggressive behavior.
This unique program combines basic Yoga techniques and explores the horse and rider connection with therapeutic riding. Students will learn to feel comfortable in their body awareness, improve their balance strength and flexibility, and of course have fun!
The purpose of this program is to teach character building skills based on the Cowboy Principles from the Old West. This character building program addresses the needs of at-risk youth in our community and is based on the good principles and characteristics that make a good and worthwhile person.