Our Programs

Horses Can Heal

Our Bodies, Our Hearts, and Our Spirits.

Therapeutic Riding

Equine Assisted Activites

Humans and horses have a long history. Horses have evolved from being hunted to becoming life-long companions. Many riders have personal stories of emotional and spiritual bonding with their horses. These poignant personal stories touch our hearts and along with evidence-based research, therapeutic riding is now recognized as a powerful healing tool.

For those who need help with balance and muscle control, therapeutic riding is particularly beneficial to children and adults with autism, spina bifida, or other physical disabilities.

Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who have trouble focusing or those who have suffered emotional trauma will benefit from therapeutic riding or equine-assisted activities such as focused concentration games, horse care and horse/rider bonding activities.

Each rider receives intensive and individual instruction from a therapeutic team which includes a certified therapeutic riding instructor and two or more volunteers.

The horse is the perfect mirror, they are very emotional beings; we're only starting to realize how intelligent they are.


Gabrielle Gardner, therapist, Shine For Life

Testimonials

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'I have MS. After my riding therapies I can now walk much straighter and longer.'

Client

DIANE

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'It's truly amazing to see the therapeutic healing horses have on my clients.'

Therapist

JOSHUA

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'Some clients come to us and can't sit on a horse but after Brenda works with them they can ride the rink!'

Volunteer Walker

JAMIE

SPIRIT STRIDES

Email: spiritstrides@gmail.com

Phone: 636-524-5656

Registered Charity: 2985877985

OFFICE HOURS

Mon    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Tues    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Wed    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Thurs  8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Fri       No Classes

Sat      By Appointment

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Our mission is to change lives with therapeutic horse riding in a safe, caring, Christian setting.

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