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Phone: 281-356-7588
24161 Spring Dr
Hockley
Texas 77447
USA
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Target demographics: people with disabilities

Direct beneficiaries per year: 307 clients.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: with training, lead a horse or walk beside a client in his or her lesson, helping her with balance or focus.

Geographic areas served: Houston

Programs: therapeutic horsemanship and therapies and related educational activities

Mission:
SIRE, Houston''s Therapeutic Equestrian Centers, is one of approximately 800 therapeutic riding centers affiliated with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Internation and is a Premier Accredited facility. This means that SIRE meets the strict requirements for program, safety, finance and administrative standards. SIRE has been providing physical, emotional, educational, and recreational benefits to individuals with disabilities in the Houston area since 1983. Last year we serve 307 clients ranging in age from 3 years to 83 with 77 different diagnoses.
Results:
In our most recent client survey, 100% reported benefits.

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07/14/14
I am so glad we found Sire! Every volunteer and staff member here is phenomenal my son loves his time with the horses and loves the family here so much he never wants to go home. Everyone is very patient with him and activities are varied within and between sessions to help him have fun while ... more »
07/14/14
I began volunteering at SIRE in October 2012. Initially as a way to be around horses again and of course volunteer my time in a way that would benefit others. What I found in these client riders and staff and the horses and of course other volunteers has changed my life. I am inspired by the ... more »
07/14/14
I started volunteering at SIRE as a way to stay close to horses and work with the disabled. As a bit of history, I am a breast cancer survivor. My medication depletes my calcium so after being throw from 3 different horses, I quit riding for fear of breaking something, like a hip. As for ... more »
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