Blackhorse 4 Heroes

Equine Therapy for Disabled Veterans

325 Amity Road, Bethany, CT  06524
(516) 449-9610
To serve those who served us, by providing recreational equine therapy for veterans and others in need.

Blackhorse 4 heroes EXTENDED Training Academy, & BOD

  • Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Carriage House and Barn 325 Amity Road, Bethany, CT


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Blackhorse 4 Heroes Special: 

EXTENDED Training Academy and BOD

Hello Everyone!

This is a special extended training academy.  We will start early with a disabembly of our harness system, conditioning of the parts, idendifiction and reassembly.  Then we will put it to use and drive!  We can do 6 people in an abriviated lesson format.  This is a first come first serve, volunteers who have given the most will have first pick at driving.  

Both previous volunteers and new ones are encouraged to attend. Please save this date in your calendars, and be sure to join us on Monday, from 9AM to 12PM to support our veteran participants from the PRRP program.

Here is the full schedule and information on these events:

Once a month on the Sunday prior to our Monday sessions with the PRRP veterans, Blackhorse 4 Heroes has two meetings:

Session One

Session 1 is our training academy where we provide free training for volunteers from 10-2 PM.

Plan on being in the barn at some point, dress for the weather, and wear boots or other sturdy footwear. 

Training starts in the carriage house and includes:

A) Greeter

B) Rein Board

C) Horse Ground-Handling

D) Grooming

E) Harnessing

F) Hitching

G) Driving

Session Two

Session 2 is from 3 - 4:30 and is a volunteer and BOD meeting.

We hope to see you there!

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