Spring Sessions (Two 1 hour sessions; 6 participants each)
Beginning May 21, 2019 @ the Clay County Fairgrounds
Application Deadline: April 26th, 2019
Fall Sessions (Location TBD)
Starting in August 2019
Application Deadline: August 2nd, 2019
Forms can also be obtained by contacting us or picked up at Spencer Hospital Rehab Services.
* Between 6 - 18 years of age at the time of riding sessions.
* Have a medical diagnosis of physical, mental, behavioral, or emotional impairment.
* Be able to attend all scheduled session dates.
* Have a parent or guardian apply by deadline.
You will need to obtain a current physician's referral.
If the rider has Down's Syndrome, the referring physician will need to rule out Atlanto-Axial Dislocation Condition via a diagnostic x-ray.
Parent or Guardian must attend the riding sessions with the rider and be available should rider need to dismount.
**If the rider is unable to attend a night, the parent or guardian MUST notify Stephanie Mesner as soon as possible.**
Students are accepted into our program through our application process.
Visitors are welcome to come watch; volunteers are always needed!
Each session requires 3 volunteers per participant with additional volunteers for administrative duties.
Participant Information: Rider
**Due to the number of applicants, a letter will be mailed to you a couple of weeks prior to the first session regarding whether or not your requested rider will be accepted into the program.**
If Selected For Our Program:
*Must Re-apply for each session.