Since 1999, Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center has been committed to improving the quality of life for local children, teens and adults (ages 4-94) who live with disabilities and/or special needs. Whether the challenge is physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral or a combination of these, we believe that overcoming obstacles can be fun and that families of all income levels deserve access to affordable therapeutic activities that have been proven nationwide to be effective and efficient.
Professionally certified teaching staff and licensed physical and mental health therapists deliver nationally recognized horse-centered programs designed to engage and integrate mind, body and spirit. Healing Reins provides Therapeutic Riding, Equine Assisted Physical Therapy (Hippotherapy), Veterans Horsemanship and Equine Facilitated Mental Health & Learning services to 175 people each week throughout the year. Healing Reins is the only accredited organization of its kind in our community and touches the lives of more than 1,400 Central Oregonians every year.
WHAT CAN YOUR DONATIONS DO?
*Clients are referred for our services by medical and mental health professionals. 65% are low income and require scholarship support to participate.
$35 Gives someone in need one 1 hour Therapeutic Riding experience.
$50 Gives someone in need one 1.5 hour Veterans Horsemanship experience.
$75 Gives someone in need one Physical Therapy (Hippotherapy) session.
$100 Gives someone in crisis one Equine Facilitated Mental Health counseling session.
$200 Gives our program horses all necessary feed and supplements for one month.