Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center Inc

"With Horses, Making Forward Strides"

aka Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center   |   BRISTOL, CT   |  http://www.shepardmeadows.org

Mission

To support the growth and well-being of all individuals, including those with special needs, by providing Equine AssistedServices (EAS) in a safe, caring and professional environment.

Ruling year info

2005

Executive Director

Dr. Shelly Whitlock-Pope

Main address

733 HILL ST

BRISTOL, CT 06010 USA

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EIN

32-0155596

NTEE code info

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our organization is committed to providing caring and professional Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to all individuals. Our programs take place at our beautiful and tranquil 200 year old farm. This unique environment on a hilltop overlooking the city provides the setting for individuals to work with our therapeutic horses. Individuals with physical, developmental and/or emotional special needs find a supportive outlet for growth.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Provide weekly horseback riding lessons.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Where we work

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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To provide a high quality, safe, compassionate and professional alternative to traditional therapeutic settings.

Our strategies include a professional staff, well-trained and happy horses, a safe environment and community education.

We have the facility, staff and horses to carry out our mission. We have a board of directors who are enthusiastic and supportive, and a business plan to bring us forward.

We have a newly formed Board of Directors and restructuring of staff to move us forward. We will begin a new capital campaign to complete work on our covered arena as well as a new barn with stalls, aisles and a classroom.

Financials

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Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center Inc

Board of directors
as of 5/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

David Desmarais

Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

Term: 2019 - 2023

Lawrence Gonzalez

Vice President of the Board

Daniel Zakin

Board Secretary

Brett Kroh

Treasurer

Elizabeth Lefrancois

Member

Jon Rondeau

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Jason Warnke

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Pearl O'Rourke

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Organizational demographics

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