Horses At Heart Therapeutic Equestrian Adventures

Site: WaterStone Estate & Farms King

Record Details
Alternate Name Equine Assisted Therapy ; Horses At Heart ; Horses At Heart Inc.
Office Phone 905-898-1530
Volunteer Coordinator Manager of Volunteers; Phone: 905-898-1530
Established 2004
Primary Executive Deborah Weiss, Executive Director
Funding Grants - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Magna Hoedown
Description (Service) Horse therapy programs including Back In The Saddle program provides re-employment skills to people who have left the work force due to mental health issues * with CMHA program provides training and equine assisted therapy for personal development skills for return to employment. Pony Up program: Children learn basic horse skills such as grooming, haltering, and leading the horse, beginning riding skills and the importance of healthy routine * skills learned in this program can transfer to child's interpersonal relationships with family and friends

Equine Assisted Mentoring Playful interaction between parents and children with goals to improve the relationship and strength of parenting * Focusing on non-verbal communication skills, the parent is mentored to use eye contact, facial expressions, and familiar gestures to build trust and confidence in their child * series of 12 sessions

Horse Boy Method: Individualized program for children on the autism spectrum (ASD) activities with horses, indoor and outdoor games and the child's own interests, series of activities and transitions to encourage joyful engagement, communication, and fun.
Hours Mon-Sun 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Toronto ; York Region ; Peel Region; Durham Region
Eligibility No restrictions * Pony Up for 6 to 13 years
Application Contact for details
Languages English
Fees Call for information
Site Location Situated on the property of Waterstone Estate & Farms, Newmarket & King City border
Located In Community King Township
Address & Map
17900 Dufferin St N, Farmhouse
King Township, ON L3Y 4V9
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Intersection Dufferin St and Hwy 9
Physical Access Unknown
Service Categories Equestrian Therapy


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