SPARC offers children the opportunity to ride horses on area horse farms, and develop a love for animals. Our individualized, adapted riding instruction helps participants develop independence, new accomplishments, balance, posture, concentration, and greater self-esteem, as they learn how to care for these amazing animals. Equestrian Special Olympics are optional.
A social skills & therapeutic recreation experience filled with laughter, friends and fun. Activities include music, art, games and more. Goals target: typical age recreation skills, attention, language, listening, frustration and self-esteem. Children are involved at their level of readiness in a positive, flexible environment. Ages 5-12 years old.