Mission: The mission is to improve the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social aspects of the lives of children and adults with special needs and veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd). Hret offers a variety of skill appropriate classes meeting the needs of preschoolers on our ponies to independent riders on our program safe horses. The use of horses to teach riding skills designed to improve the quality of life physically, emotionally,
Programs: Therapeutic riding-the use of horses to teach riding skills designed to improve the quality of life physically, emotionally, cognitively and socially for children and adults with special needs. Farm activity program- a hands on experiential farm activity classroom program located on a working farm. The primary objective is to create the conversation, interest and possibility within this community of attaining continuing education in animal sciences, veterinarian, farming and agriculture careers post high school graduation. Veterans program - an environment where veterans, military members and those afflicted with ptsd and their families can come together to facilitate healing and strengthening relationships through equine interaction and outdoor activities in a peaceful farm setting among nature, with many animals and hundreds of miles of wooded trails.