The mission of Bridle Paths is to offer strength, support, and healing to our clients through safe,
effecQve, and high-quality equine-assisted acQviQes and therapies. We provide therapeuQc horseback riding
instrucQon, equine-assisted learning, and equine-assisted psychotherapy services to individuals and families faced
with physical, cogniQve, psychological, and emoQonal needs. The program serves those with a wide variety of needs
and diagnoses, including ADHD, cogniQve impairments, brain injuries, auQsm spectrum disorders, anxiety and
depression, geneQc problems, seizure disorders, and trauma.
Premier Accredited Center - Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, Int'l.
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
Loudoun Therapeutic Riding was founded in 1974 as the pilot program for therapeutic riding. LTR's mission is to empower and improve the lives of children and adults with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges through the benefits of equine assisted activities and therapies while serving our industry through education and training.
Project Horse Empowerment Center connects people in need of healing and hope with rehabilitated rescue horses, through innovative therapy and wellness programs. Project Horse helps individuals of all ages, working with families, agencies, schools, residential treatment facilities and youth detention centers. Through specialized therapy services, we help address the effects of trauma, depression, anxiety and other disabling disorders. Through wellness workshops and programs, we help individuals improve communication and relationship skills, build self-confidence and discover their true inner potential. Off-site services also available to groups through our Mobile Minis program.
Ride-On Ranch is non-profit Equine Assisted therapy that provided Occupation Therapy, Physical Therapy and Mental Health Therapy services including hippotherapy and equine facilitated mental health.
Our Mission Statement:
We are dedicated to empowering people of all ages to discover their true abilities through experiential equine assisted learning with a focus on problem solving, effective communication, and leadership.
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
Round Hill, VA
Book sales for "Ride Of A Lifetime: How a $10 Horse Became an Eventing Champion". Horse Sales, Training, Board, Self Care Board and Lessons.