Who are we? Who do we serve? How does it work?
To facilitate meaningful growth through equine-centered outdoor programming, animal assisted activities, and mindfulness exercises with an emphasis on: communication, connection, partnership, and leadership.
Services delivered by a Recreational Therapist and (PATH ) Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International Certified Instructor.
Populations Served include but not limited to:
Veterans and active military
TBI and concussion issues.
Those seeking time in nature and with animals for increased connection and time away from screens and phones.
Farm fitness program through farm chores and caring for the herd. Including hiking with horses in hand for connection, to improve leadership skills and over all fitness while in nature.
Grief Support in Collaboration with Blue Ridge Hospice first Weds of the month. 4:30pm
Inpatient and outpatient Veterans and Active Military service members from the DMV accompanied by their Recreational Therapist.
Equine Assisted Learning 1/2 day clinics for First Responders seeking Therapeutic Recreation outlets for wellness and connection in collaboration with Badges United Foundation.
Yoga in The Nest for clients and neighbors to create wellness and fund programs offered by HHS.
Providing The BCR Boulder Crest Retreat Equine Module monthly for PATHH Warrior program.
Horse boarding for traveling horses to the Middleburg area for Foxhunting or competition.
Air BnB apartment that sleeps 4 above the stables. All funds from The Nest go towards funding the donated programs we offer.
Consulting and education on ground work equine programs focusing on connection, partnership and leadership.
Field hours provided and class sessions with experiential learning for outdoor Recreation students of Lord Fairfax College.
Please contact us for 1:1 or small group sessions. The fees from these sessions support the herd and donated programs.
(We are currently working with a non profit attorney to set up non profit status.)
Holistic Horsemanship Services LLC
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
PATH Certified Riding Instructor