Henry Wrinkles foundation believes that the bond between an animal and a human is beyond understanding and replication. We use that connection to facilitate successful change and learning in our programs.
Ride on is a series of riding lessons that can be provided to clients in a private session or with a group. The lessons progress through a curriculum that can be personalized to each rider so that each individual fulfills their riding goals.
Equine Assisted Activities are for more advanced riders that wish to utilize their horsemanship skills such as horse camping, trail riding, and show events. Activities can be incorporated into group therapeutic riding and psychotherapy sessions.
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy is a route to mental health therapy that utilizes equine animals. This course allows children and adults to learn vital social, moral, and behavioral skills. Other animals on the farm can be incorporated into these therapies as well.
Hippotherapy is a type of riding that allows those with physical or developmental disabilities to overcome personal challenges with the help of a horse and licensed therapist.
To learn more about equine programs visit If Wishes Were Horses.
Successful Living Skills is training in practical knowledge, to provide a foundation for important life skills as well as allow participation in tasks that are essential to independence and maturity. Classes within this program can include:
Adoption Bootcamp pairs participants with dogs adopted from local shelters. The participant will bond with and teach their dog basic obedience in order to improve the dogs chances of being adopted. This program will also show the participant that patience, consistency, and responsiblity are necessary skills to have in the real world.
Outdoor Skills takes groups or individuals into the wilderness and teaches them different skills related to the outdoors. Classes within this program can include:
Enables participant to explore new interests, develop skills, and further their passions.
Half to full day classes that can include any of the classes or activities offered above.