Courses


The place for fun and educational Courses with Horses! 

New for 2018! Courses are designed as a complimentary series.
Spring courses emphasize individual skills in a group setting. Summer courses apply the concepts learned in the spring to cooperative efforts with an increased focus on team building. Fall courses involve a review of the major concepts for younger children (ages 5-7), while children 8 and up apply the concepts to more complex problem solving.

Register online for one, two or all three courses (spring, summer &/or fall). Series discounts will be available.


 Spring 2018


Colts & Fillies for children ages 5-7 years

Participants learn about emotional expression, communication and safety, as they play with horses in an educational group setting. Age appropriate activities allow young children to explore and use their imaginations as they learn about horses and humans. Group meets once per week for 8 weeks.

Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, April 12 - May 31
$280*
Registration closes April 1. Register online or contact us for more information.
 

PonyPower for children ages 8-11 years

The HorsePower course adapted for younger learners! This course offers age appropriate activities for children to learn emotional health and social skills through hands-on activities with horses. Students explore the concepts of respect, responsibility, relationships, empathy, boundaries, and choices & consequences. Group meets once per week for 8 weeks.

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, April 11 - May 30
$280*
Registration closes April 1. Register online or contact us for more information.

 

HorsePower for youth ages 12-17 years

Adolescents are given the rare opportunity, through working with horses, to practice the life skills of respect, responsibility, relationships skills, empathy, boundaries, and choices & consequences. These core health constructs help them develop and utilize emotional and social intelligence. Group meets once per week for 8 weeks.

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, April 10 - May 29
$360*
Registration closes April 1. Register online or contact us for more information.

*Partial and full scholarships are offered to all foster youth, low-income families, and others facing a financial difficulty or other life crisis. LEAD with Horses is a nonprofit and does not turn anyone away due to inability to pay.


Summer


Helpful Herd for children ages 5-7 years

Children are given an opportunity to develop and practice problem solving and social skills through activities with horses. This unique and active course focuses on cooperation and community.

Although this course builds on the constructs covered “Colts and Fillies,” completion of that course is not a prerequisite.

Thursdays, 9:00 am- 12:30 pm, June 14 - August 2
$390*
Registration closes June 1. Register online or contact us for more information.
 

Pony Place for children ages 8-11 years

Children learn to examine their own behaviors and skills related to communication, relationships and problem solving as they work through activities with horses as part of a peer group. This course builds on the concepts of respect, responsibility, relationships, empathy, boundaries, and choices & consequences with a greater focus on cooperation and team building. (Completion of the PonyPower course is beneficial, but not required.)

Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, June 13 - August 1 (No class July 4)
$390*
Registration closes June  1. Register online or contact us for more information.
 

Herd Work for youth ages 12-17 years

As they work with horses and peers, students will expand on the concepts of respect, responsibility, relationships skills, empathy, boundaries, and choices & consequences to apply these skills as part of a team. Activities will focus on cooperation and team-building, as well as individual skills and self-reflection. (Completion of the HorsePower course is beneficial, but not required.) Group meets once per week for 8 weeks.

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, June 12 - July 31
$390*
Registration closes June 1. Register online or contact us for more information.

*Partial and full scholarships are offered to all foster youth, low-income families, and others facing a financial difficulty or other life crisis. LEAD with Horses is a nonprofit and does not turn anyone away due to inability to pay.


Fall 2018 - After School Programs


Readiness Round-Up for children ages 5-7 years

As they learn about horses in a group setting, children develop a greater understanding of emotional expression, problem solving, cooperation and communication.
Attendance in prior courses is helpful for your child’s learning. However, completion of “Colts and Fillies” and “Helpful Herd,” is not a pre-requisite to this course.

Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, September 6 - Nov 1 (No class Oct 4 - Fall break)
$280*
Registration closes August 24 Register online or contact us for more information.
 

Powerful Ponies for children ages 8-11 years

Students are provided opportunities to problem solve individually and as part of a team through purposeful activities with horses. This course builds on the concepts of respect, responsibility, relationships, empathy, boundaries, and choices & consequences. This is the third and final course in the series. Participation in the previous courses is beneficial, but not required.

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, September 5 - October 31 (No class Oct 3 - Fall break)
$280*
Registration closes August 24 Register online or contact us for more information.
 

Horse Sense for youth ages 12-17 years

Students learn to recognize patterns as they explore important skills such as asserting healthy boundaries, managing obstacles, challenges and distractions, and making empowered choices. Youth develop problem-solving skills as they learn about horses and themselves. This is the third and final course in the series. Participation in the previous courses is beneficial, but not required.

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, September 4 - October 30 (No class Oct 2 - Fall break)
$360*
Registration closes August 24. Register online or contact us for more information.

*Partial and full scholarships are offered to all foster youth, low-income families, and others facing a financial difficulty or other life crisis. LEAD with Horses is a nonprofit and does not turn anyone away due to inability to pay.

Interested in a specific skill set or after school program for your child or teen? Let us know!

Scholarships available for qualifying families and foster families for ALL classes.