Equuvation Inc.

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Spectrum Saddle Club

The Spectrum Saddle Club is a therapeutic riding concept for children under the age of 17. This program will teach a holistic approach to horses starting with introduction and building a relationship, and continuing through daily care, grooming, tacking and foundational vaulting and riding skills. The Spectrum Saddle Club program is "sensory friendly" and will be tailored to the physical, cognitive and social-emotional needs of individual participants. Instructors are PATH Intl. Certified Riding and this program will utilize both The Discovery Trail and the Equicizer.


Spectrum Curriculum + Opportunities

Spectrum sessions may be private or semi-private and are tailored to the individual needs, age and goals of the participants.
The Spectrum Saddle Club program may offer participants the opportunities to learn and experience the following:

Introducing one's self to a Horse   |   Equine Body Language and Non-verbal Communication   |   Haltering   |   Leading   |   Herd Dynamics Working at Liberty {round pen}   |   Grooming   |   Tacking   |   Parts of the Horse   |   Types of Tack and Equipment   |   Feeding and Nutrition   |   Basic First Aid   |   Groundwork Exercises   |   Horsemanship Fundamentals   |   Foundation Vaulting Skills   |   Bareback   |   Foundation Riding Skills {English or Western}   |   Trail Riding {The Discovery Trail}   |   Obstacle Courses   |   Teamwork with other Participants/Equestrians   |   Preparing for an Equine Competition   |   Participating in Equine Competition {on-site}   |   Other Animals

Spectrum also includes a "Reading at the Ranch" literacy initiative to inspire children to read more books! In partnership with area schools and libraries, participants may select a book and their favorite herd member for an hour of reading time. More info coming soon – volunteers needed!


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Equuvation Inc. is a Member Center of PATH Intl. – Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International; and is home to two PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors and Equine Specialists in Mental Health and Learning [ESMHL]; and one PATH Instructor-in-Training.

We are currently accepting applications. If you wish to inquire if the Spectrum program would be a good fit for your child, please contact us.