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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

                    Summer VillaSport 


This is a great place to get started!    Join our Equine Education Opportunities 

Family Equine Education/Volunteer Training Class- classes start up again August 2019

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


The WWH and AAH are classes follow CHA INSTRUCTION STANDARDS -there are fees for the educational classes that were taught at HCHE 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)  following  the classes.  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.

CLASSES - August 17, 2019 - May 2020 Classes   Volunteering available by appointment

  • Donations for the support of the horses in our care are greatly appreciated! - feed(hay and grain), 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 class fees.

  • Monday and Sunday Classes based upon enrollment. please give min. 24 hour notice if not attending your scheduled class or it will count as a class time. (48 hours is appreciated.)

  • WONDERFUL WORLD OF HORSES CLASS - 8  classes $85.00 to support the horses

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

  • Sunday WWH 2:30 pick up is 3:30-3:45 - encourage parents to stay onsite for class

  • small class size

  • 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- group classes only 

  • 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

  • Saturday 1:30 

  • Level 1 and Level 2  students may arrive when we open stay until close with prior permission.

  • small class size

  • AAH Level  1 & 2

  • Saturday 1:30,  2:30 & 3:30  larger class

  • Sunday 3:30 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 - please call and leave a message,  text, or email for information or set up an appointment for programs and classes or private CHA lessons. 

  •    Social Programs

  • 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

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

  • Scheduled times as space is limited 

  • Office will return calls as promplty as we can, please leave a message, text or email.

  • We Do Not Rent Horses   

  • SPRING BREAK HORSEMANSHIP DAYS - 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. 

  • Riders need to weigh less than 165 - 170 lbs. (25% of horses weight with tack) Description:  These are days filled with riding and 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..