Our goal is to develop an Equine Program that would incorporate healing, therapy and provide a place where community can come together. The focus would be on building programs for youth wellness. This centre will host workshops, therapy clinics, riding clinics, enjoyment competitions, skill development and more.

Community Access

The centre will be based in Merritt, BC with multiple options of a location. This centre will be open to all communities and educators (schools, trade programs and clubs)

Therapy Techniques

  • Equine-assisted mental health
  • Equine-assisted counselling
  • Equine-facilitated psychotherapy
  • Equine-assisted therapy

Benefits

  • Increased self-esteem
  • Increased self-respect
  • Improved adjustment to routines and guidelines
  • Improved focus
  • Less stressful friendships
  • Reduced aggression

Horse Handling

  • Observation
  • Feeding
  • Grooming
  • Leading
  • Stable Maintenance
  • Haltering
  • Training
  • Therapeutic Riding

Proposal