Helping Heroes
Programs for Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and First Responders

Horsemanship for Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and First Responders!

We are passionate about opening our doors to our Veteran, Active-Duty Military and First Responder communities. In partnership with Helping Heroes, we are proud to present the first three groups in our Helping Heroes Program, for free.  Our Connection Hour is our first group held on Thursday’s from 5:30 pm – 7 pm and offers a gathering spot in a peaceful ranch setting for interaction with our horses and each other.  We want to offer time and space to connect, relax, make new friends, and build camaraderie with like-minded people.  Games and light snacks are provided. 

Our second group in our Helping Heroes Program is our Intro to Horsemanship.  This group offers the opportunity for meaningful individual and group interactions with our horses.  Participants will learn how to create a safe, fair, and effective horse-human relationships and may develop or improve important life skills such as self-awareness, self-confidence, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and emotion regulation.  Along with some fun and interesting facts about our horse participants.  This group will be held multiple times a year on Saturday mornings from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.  Our next session begins on July 30 th  and runs until Sept 3 rd .

NovOur third group is a skills-based group titled Therapy Group I, led by a Licensed Professional Counselor and Air Force Veteran.  This program provides a tangible hands-on learning experience in partnership with our horses, to help individuals work on relationship building, communication (to include non-verbal) and leadership skills. As well as emotional intelligence, boundaries, safety in relationship, improving self-esteem, self-awareness, self-confidence and learning about/practicing mindfulness skills.  It will be offered several times a year on Tuesdays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Our next 10-week session begins on Sept 13th and runs through Nov 15th.

Horsemanship for Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and First Responders!

Through meaningful individual and group interactions with our horses, participants will learn how to create safe, fair, and effective horse-human relationships, and may develop or improve important life skills such as self-awareness, self-confidence, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and emotional regulation.

Questions? Email Canna@prtr.org

Some benefits of this program include: