Equine Education Class

                    Wonderful World of Horses- WWH

                    All About  Horses- AAH

                    Equine Assisted Therapy -EAT

                    Equine Assisted Learning-EAL

                    Horse Powered Reading/Horse Amazing Math

                    Women's/Youth Bible Study Horse Fellowship

                    Community Programs - Pima Medical Institute,PPCC

                    Horse Drawing /Art Classes

                    IHCYR  Horsemanship Days

                    VillaSport 

 

All activities and sessions 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!

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  •  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. Youth Bible Study Horse Fellowship - following some of our sessions at the end of the days sessions.

  • Schedule a time  to see what would be best suited for you and get acquainted. ( we can also do video call)

  • Please  text or email, (texting will get the fastest response) Calls will be returned as prompt as possible, we are all volunteers.

 

Join our Equine Education Session  - This is a great place to get started! This is donation based Equine session is on the Third Sunday each month 2:30 - 3:30 weather permitting.  Sessions are limited.Advanced Registration is Required.Sessions are focused on Safety, haltering, leading, grooming and health care. We will have guest speakers occasionally and  discuss training ,horse behavior and specific areas of horse are and horse ownership. Suggested donation $10.00 per person/$25 per family/$40 for a group/club. 

Health and Safety - we ask that you take your temperature before attending any activity. If you have any illness, please cancel your sessions and practice social distancing and use the hand sanitizer before using any equipment. We clean all equipment and waiting room area and appreciate your understanding as we all help to keep each other healthy. We do not require masks and ask that you respect the safety guidelines.

WONDERFUL WORLD OF HORSES and ALL ABOUT HORSES  (AAH are advanced sessions)

  • These are now offered at our office location with  horse time and have some homework assignments and will include a presentation on a topic covered every quarter.

  • Focus on Equine Education/horsemanship skills    

  • WWH and AAH  follow CHA INSTRUCTION STANDARDS

  • Horse Care & Anatomy Educational Classes (WWH,AAH) that were previously taught at HCHE  with field trips to IHCYR

  • We will combine sessions as needed to maintain a group setting 

  • WWH and AAH Levels - both can participate by invitation for offsite riding.

  • Schedule volunteer time after your sessions in advance to maintain health safety guidelines.

  • WWH and AAH Small groups - 4 sessions $136.00  55 min  each session

  • Paypal to friends and family  is preferred for sessions at  ihcyranch@yahoo.com.

  • Private sessions are available by appointment -  offered by CHA Certified Instructor and  operate independently from IHCYR. Donations from these classes are made back to IHCYR to support the horses in the program.

  •  40-45 min sessions - $45 each or  4 sessions -$160

  • Cancellation policy - 24 hour notice if not able to  attend or it will count for a session- you do no lose a session if we close due to weather or if we cancel your session due to an emergency. Temperature needs to be a minimum of 38 degrees.

  • Venmo is preferred for private sessions 

  • 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 

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

  • Equine Assisted Therapy is available though a Private Christ based Counseling Center. IHCYR offers horses and an opportunity for their program.

  • All Costs are set up through Abiding Hope not IHCYR.  

  • Contact:  Abiding Hope Counseling - Elizabeth Moffitt, MA, LPCC, NCC (National Board Certified Counselor)

  • Email:  emoffitt.ah@pm.me   Call or Text: 719-285-7466   ahcolorado.com

  • Office is Located in downtown Colorado Springs, CO

  • Equine Assisted Learning: 45 min sessions O.K. Corral Series - Life Skills and Crisis to O.K.  EAL sessions HPR and Horse Amazing Math are offered

  • Suggested Donation for EAL sessions is  $30

  • Horse Powered Reading (HPR) and Horse Amazing Math  (HAM)    

  • Experiential learning that nurtures the development of life skills such as trust, respect, honesty and communication interactively with horses.

  • There are unique activities developed for each student

  • Contact IHCYR to schedule Equine Assisted Learning sessions.

  • Volunteer Requirements:Youth need to be in a current session  or Adults (18 +)set up an appointment and fill out a Volunteer application and must have horse experience and or  attended at least one Equine Education Session offered on the third Sunday. We a schedule volunteer hours  to help care for the horses. (cleaning, feeding, grooming.) Monday, Tues 10-12, Thursday 10-4, Saturday 2:30-4:00, Sunday 2:30-4:00

  • 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

  • Pikes Peak Community College Intern

 IHCYR  Sessions-contact us if you would like information -  no sessions dates are set at this time.  Changes were made due to Covid-19 for all sessions and VillaSport programs. Previous years we have had groups in  age ranges from: 6- 8; 7-12 and 13- 17. Time :9:30 am - 4:00:pm.and were 2 - 5 days. 

VILLASPORT  Session 2021 dates:  June 7th-11th     June 21st-25th     July 12th-16th       July 19th-23rd 

ALL REGISTRATION IS DONE BY VILLASPORT AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PRICING. WE DO NOT SET PRICES FOR SESSIONS. www.villsport.com/colorado-springs  Club:719-522-1221 Saturday January 30 - EXPO AT 5904 Prairie Schooner Dr. -Register to set up your time!  

AGES 7-12 These are an important fundraiser for IHCYR (Susan Kamlan -CHA Riding Instructor) and many volunteers will be donating their time. The leaders create a supportive, encouraging atmosphere to help your child gain confidence and skills.These are days filled with  learning about horses. Activities include Understanding Horse behavior, Re-Circling skills, CHA Horsemanship, horse care, horse group games, building teamwork with horses and each other. Instruction in safety, riding fundamentals,including  the responsibilities of owning a horse; horse care, anatomy,  Daily-horse related care, grooming/ bathing the horses and ground exercises, line driving,  crafts and games. Miniature Horses /donkey, and horses of various breeds will be part of the classes. We hope to have fun understanding these amazing animals.What to bring:  Water bottle, lunch, snacks for your child, hat that covers ears, warm jacket. What to wear: Sunscreen, ball caps,  Long pants, boot( hard and smooth sole, at lease one inch heel that covers the ankle.On horse bathing days, shorts are allowed. 

© 2015 by Iron Horse Christian Youth Ranch

                      EID# 20-3913413 

                      DLN# 507121002

                   Public Charity 501(c)3

Call or email us to start your adventure now!

                         719-243-0843

                    ihcyranch@yahoo.com

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Onsite/Offsite Release Forms are available at the office for you to fill out at your first scheduled appointment or visit.