All of our programs include time with the horses. This time may include learning how to groom, feed, lead, and ride the horses. Safety around horses is very important and is covered at the beginning of each of our programs. Other activities include learning horse anatomy, constructing obstacle courses, decorating the horses for nursing home parades, and observing herd behavior. Due to time constraints, not all programs include all of the activities listed above.
Life Skills & Horses
Originally two separate programs, Self-Esteem and Life Skills & Horses have been combined into one program open to boys and girl ages 8 to 15. This 4-week long program is held twice per week, in two groups led by qualified volunteers. This program was originally developed to help youth gain self esteem by giving them the skills necessary to face personal challenges. See a sample program curriculum by clicking on the link above.
Boys (ages 8-11): 10 AM to 12 PM, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Girls (ages 8-11): 10 AM to 12 PM, Mondays & Tuesdays
Boys (ages 12-15): 12:30 to 2: 30 PM, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Girls (ages 12-15): 12:30 to 2:30 PM, Mondays & Tuesdays
Summer Horse Camp
For those who love horses and want to learn more about how to feed them, care for them, and ride them! Horse camp is 4 hours per day for 5 days. Open to children ages 8-12. Scheduled for July 8th-12th from 9 AM to 1 PM daily.
Reinbows also offers seminars for large groups of children from area schools. Topics include bullying, healthy living, and self-esteem. Please contact us for availability and scheduling.
Program will run once a week starting again in Fall 2013. Available for 4th-8th grade students who would like assistance with homework & reading. Points earned during the program can be used at Reinbows’ Barn! Kids meet in the middle school library
3:30 – 5:00, Mondays and Wednesdays.
Girls Support Group
Girls Support Group is an after school program for ages 12-16. The program is designed to help individuals develop confidence and learn how to succeed. It will include group time, crafts and horse time. Begins in March.
Reading with Reinbows’ Horses
Want to get a jump start on the school year? Consider attending our 3 day reading camp. This fun, horse-assisted program engages and encourages reading in a whole new way! Scheduled for August 14th-16th, 2013.