Therapeutic Riding (TR)

Therapeutic Riding (TR) is an equine assisted activity in which participants learn horsemanship skills while also receiving cognitive, physical, emotional and social benefits in a positive, goal driven environment. All activities are planned and supervised by our Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors.

9 Week Series (45 minutes each lesson) $350.00 per Session.

Private Individual Lessons (45 minutes each, limited availability) $50.00 per Lesson

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL)

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) is a hands-on experiential activity implemented by our Certified Equine Professionals to achieve learning goals, and develop life skills for educational purposes, personal growth, or professional growth.

(90 minutes) $ Contact Us About Pricing. *Discounts available for non-profits.

Equine Facilitated Mental Health Learning (EFMHL)

Equine Facilitated Mental Health Learning (EFMHL) offers soothing, tactical experiences with the equines to generate a sense of physical wholeness and inner tranquility essential for mental and spiritual health. It is an activity mostly conducted on the ground (rather than mounted).

One-on-one sessions with one of our Equine Specialists in Mental Health and Learning Certified Instructors (45-minutes). $350 per Person, 9-week session.

Team Building & Leadership Workshops

Teambuilding and Leadership Workshops are designed to improve connections and relationships among work teams, school groups, organizations, and families.

Our standard group program – (90 minutes) $100.00 plus $35.00 per person. Minimum 6, Maximum 15 participants. *Discounts available for non-profits.

*Designed specifically for the needs of your group – (minimum 90 minutes) Starting at $2,000 including pre-planning sessions and incorporating goal outlines. Minimum 6, Maximum 15 participants.

Summer Programs & Clinics

FaithfulHearts offers a variety of Equine Activities in the summer geared towards all levels of abilities, ages and learning goals.

Ages 7 and up

9-week summer session with 2 scheduled break weeks TBD. Group lessons 1 x per week, 45 min, $350 per rider, due at beginning of the session (make up days for a missed session for vacation are available)

  • May 20-Aug 15

Ages 10 and up

Join us for a free one-hour learning experience with horses!  Participants will get “try out” our program with opportunities to groom, lead, play games, meet other horse crazy kids and learn about horsemanship!  Limited space, must register to participate.

  • May 28 (2-3pm)
  • May 29 (2-3pm)
  • May 30 (2-3pm)

Ages 10 and up

Join us for a fun-filled activity packed three-day camp opportunity to learn or improve horsemanship skills and horse care skills. Limited space per session. A $60 deposit is required to reserve a spot. Cost $275 per session per participant. 

  • Session 1: June 4-6 (1-3pm)
  • Session 2: June 11-13 (1-3pm)
  • Session 3: July 9-11 (1-3pm)
  • Session 4: July 23-25 (1-3pm)

Veterans Programs
V.E.T.S (Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services)

Free programs for veterans, available year-round!
The V.E.T.S (Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services) program at FaithfulHearts offers a combination of equine assisted learning, therapeutic riding, horsemanship skills, and team building.

One on one individualized horsemanship instruction

Sessions that focus on group work and social goals in addition to horsemanship skills

Sessions focused on family dynamics and horsemanship skills.

Volunteer Programs

FHELC relies on up to 10 volunteers a day.
We currently have over 40 volunteers who have logged over 6000 hours of volunteer service since our inception. Training is always provided, equine experience is helpful but not required. In many cases, volunteering qualifies for and fulfils hours for mandated community service requirements. Interested? Check out the process here.

Volunteer Duties Include:

  • Leading horses for clients during sessions
  • Sidewalking with a client who is mounted
  • Preparing horses and equipment for sessions
  • Committees and community outreach
  • Administrative duties
  • Grounds maintenance 
  • Carpentry (as needed for projects and repairs)
  • Horse training
  • Stable duties
  • Jr. Volunteers training program and youth outreach

FHELC offers a program for youth ages 10-17 to participate in volunteer opportunities as a group on Saturdays. Dates and times will be posted. Riding the horses is not included in this program.

Benefits of the Program:

  • Learn how to feed, muck, groom horses and do other barn chores with supervision.
  • Includes a 30-minute mini lesson on horse behavior, ground work, horse health and more!
  • Junior volunteers will be able to learn how to become an effective volunteer and work their way up to more independent volunteer opportunities!
  • A chance to meet and socialize with other junior volunteers.
  • Discounted riding lessons are available with participation (restrictions apply).