Equine Therapy

Hooves for the Heart
                                                     Healing hearts, one hoofbeat at a time.

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Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world. Josephine Demott Robinson



Hooves for the Heart, LLC offers animal assisted activities and learning as well as therapeutic riding lessons throughout the year for high risk children and youth. These one-on-one opportunities with animals such as horses, cows, llamas or alpacas can reach a child who is struggling in immeasurable ways. Optimum success is reached with parental support and encouragement.

Our lessons can be the catalyst for change in many families. We engage tough kids to create lasting results while gaining a specific understanding of the personalities of each of our clients. We understand the ebb and flow of this often erratic and self-sabotaging population so lessons can empower the family rather than cause further unraveling. We strive to be sensitive to the relationship that each parent has with his or her child. It is part of our job to give the parents support and understanding.

Every lesson is tailored to the individual needs of each child. Lessons have been designed to help with aggression, attachment, attention, balance, behavior, compliance, coordination, courage, increased listening skills, sensory integration and small and gross motor skill development. This one on one type of lesson is easily adapted to reach even the toughest kids.

We seek to enable each child to trust themselves, their parents, their environment and have a high success rate in making a difference in the lives of these children.

Parental support and participation is required. 


These lessons are designed to help with the following: Lessons may also provide:
Bipolar Disorder
Attachment Issues
Tourette Syndrome
Sexual Misconduct
Asperger Syndrome
Self Image Problems and Dissonance
Conduct Disorders (OCD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Enhanced body awareness
Cohesive sensory integration
Longer attention span
Improved listening skills
Fine tuned compliance
Growth in self control
Improved academic ability
Joyful memories
Better balance

Paying for Lessons

***Please call 970.524.8724 or send us an email regarding scheduling lessons before you purchase.***

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Private Lessons
One Lesson $125
Three Lessons $325
Six Lessons $550
Bring Terena to Your Area
1 Day Seminar $800
2 Day Workshop $1500

Additional DISCOUNTS available for siblings who have already learned how to be respectful, responsible and are fun to be around (This includes following Mom and Dad's directions with a happy heart!) Ask when you schedule for availability and pricing!



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Terena Thomas, CEIP-ED
Head Instructor

Hooves for the Heart, LLC  
A PATH International Riding Program
14503 Colorado River Road
Gypsum, CO 81637

Fax: 970.524.4114

Warning: Under Colorado law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine related
activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to section 13-21-119, Colorado Revised Statutes.
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