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                      EID# 20-3913413 

                      DLN# 507121002

                   Public Charity 501(c)3

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                    IHCYR Equine Education

                    Wonderful World of Horses

                    All About  Horses

                    Ground Classes

                    Art Classes

                    Spring Horsemanship Days




Join our Equine Education Class  - This is a great place to get started! This is donation based Equine Class on the 

Third Sunday each month 2:30 - 3:30 weather permitting.   No classes will be held in June and July.

This once a month   class is combined with our weekly WWH class and is focused on Safety, haltering, leading, grooming and health care. We will have guest speakers occasionally and can discuss training and horse behavior or specific areas of concern to  individuals desiring to become a horse owner, or those who currently own a horse.


The WWH and AAH are classes follow CHA INSTRUCTION STANDARDS -there are fees for the weekly sessions educational classes that were taught at HCHE ( High Country Home Educators) with free field trips.  The Horse Care & Anatomy Educational Classes (WWH,AAH) that were previously taught at HCHE are now offered at our office location with  horse time. (T&T/CHA  riding- no charge for the riding time following the AAH class)    We desire above all to honor God as best as we can showing His  grace and truth in love by demonstrating how our relationship with horses relates to the relationship we have with Him.

  • Schedule an appointment time before attending any class to see what would be best suited for you and get acquainted.

  • Please  text or email, (texting will get the fastest response) Calls will be returned as propmpty as possible.

  • Donations for the support of the horses in our care are greatly appreciated! - feed,farrier, supplements, blankets, fly masks vet care as needed. We appreciate donations above the educational class fees - Thank you!

  • There are no fees when using pay pal to friends and family at  ihcyranch@yahoo.com

  • We appreciate donations above the Educational class fees

  • CLASS DAYS & TIMES (Volunteering is available when pre approved)

  • Volunteering available by appointment. Requirements: Volunteer application, set up an appointment for onsite visit. We are open for volunteers during some of our current class times or by scheduling volunteer hours  to help care for the horses. (cleaning, feeding, grooming)

  • 24 hour notice if not able to  attend class or it will count for a class time

  •  These are Group only classes - we will be combine classes as needed to maintain a group setting 

  • Hours

  • Monday  3:30-5:00  

  • Saturday 1:30-5:00

  • Sunday 2:30-5:00 

  • WONDERFUL WORLD OF HORSES CLASS - 8  classes $85.00 or 4 classes for $45.00

  • These classes have  homework assignments and will include a presentation on a topic from class. 

  • Sunday WWH 2:30, pick up is 3:30-3:45

  • This class will combine with the Equine Education Class on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

  • ALL ABOUT HORSES CLASS (AAH) - 4 classes $160.00   

  • 15% Discount for Military, Villa members, single parent, First Responders or homeschool families-  to support the horses) 

  • Discount $136.00 (Individual class $40.00 each)

  • T&T CHA Horsemanship riding follows each AAH Class -(no charge for the riding time) 

  • These classes have some  homework assignments and will include a presentation on a topic from class. 

  • AAH Level  1 & 2 

  • Saturday 1:30-5:00

  • Sunday 3:30-5:00 with offsite riding at other location in the Level 2 classes. Permission is required for off site riding.

  • Private and Semi Private Riding Lessons available by appointment -Private lessons are for children under age 8, adults or special needs.These are private CHA lessons,  part of the cost is donated back to the youth ranch. 

  • Gift Certificates are available for group or private classes

  • Social Programs

  • Pima Medical Institute Labs 

  • IHCYR will assist specific types of court ordered community service. We no longer participate with Front Range Community Service  Appointments are mandatory. Parent/Guardian must supervise minors for any type of community service

  • We Do Not Rent Horses - We are an Educationally based program   

  • SPRING BREAK CLASSES- Completed in 2018 We do not have any scheduled at this time.

  • Ages 8 - 17  March, 26 2018  Monday and March 29, 2018  Thursday 

  • 9:30am to 4:00:pm. This is offered  2 days. This is a fundraiser for IHCYR Susan Kamlan (CHA Riding Instructor) will be donating her time. Please let know if you are interested in volunteering or have any questions(contact ihcyranch@yahoo.com or text 719-243-0843. 

  •  Description:  These are days filled with  learning about horses. This will be an unforgettable time you child will not want to miss. Activities include CHA Horsemanship lessons - English or Western, barn chores, horse group games, building teamwork with horses and with each other.

  • What to wear:  Long pants, boot( hard and smooth sole, at lease one inch heel that covers the ankle. We provide helmets if you do not have your own riding helmet.(ASTM-SEI)

  • What to bring:  Water bottle, lunch, snacks for your child, hat that covers ears, warm jacket. 

  •  VillaSport  -   Completed for 2019

  • Please contact Villa Kids to register

 The students are instructed in safety, and riding fundamentals. This includes the responsibilities of  horse care, anatomy, and owning a horse. Each day will have a schedule of  horse related care, grooming/ bathing the horses and ground exercises.  We will have time for crafts and games with a lunch break at the picnic area and play ground. Miniature Horses  will be part of the classes. We will have fun understanding these amazing animals. The camp leaders create a supportive and encouraging atmosphere to help your child gain confidence and skills. We will begin in prayer, themed with specific Biblical principals that represent the yielding of the horses in the same manner our lives need to yield to God and learn of His great love for us..