Events and News

Walk, Trot, & Decanter Gala - Save the Date

In an effort to allow vaccines to be widely distributed, we have moved our annual gala to the fall. Mark your calendars now for September 24, 2021 when we gather to celebrate Dreams on Horseback’s mission of enriching lives with horses.  Interested in sponsoring this beloved event, contact Development Director Ellen Lee at ellen@dreamsonhorseback.org.

Therapeutic Riders Back in the Saddle Despite the Pandemic

Therapeutic Riding Lessons often require sidewalkers who must be in close proximity to the riders.  In order to create a safer way to offer these lessons we have trained parents to act as sidewalkers.  Masks up, six feet apart when possible, and ready to ride - Dreams on Horseback is finding ways to continue our impactful work.

Dreams on Horseback Hosts Military Kids Camp

Children of military members will once again have the opportunity to attend horseback riding camp at Dreams on Horseback this summer.  As part of their camp experiences they will be working through equine facilitated learning experiences designed to help them build resiliency to cope with deployment, frequent moves, and other stressors that military families face.

Tri-Village Rotary Donation Launches Increased Supported Employment Opportunities at our Barns

With the help of Tri-Village Rotary, Dreams on Horseback is proud to have recently grown its staff of young people in need of supported employment to five employees.  These employees, all of whom have been enrolled at one time in our vocational programs at Dreams on Horseback, have now joined our barn care staff as part-time employees.  Dreams is uniquely suited to create a disability friendly environment to these young adults and is thrilled to benefit from their commitment to our barn and horses.

School-Based Programming

Dreams on Horseback has a long history of providing vocational training for public and private schools in search of transition skills instruction for their students.  School administrators and educators are encouraged to click on the link to learn more.

Watch Our Video of School-Based Programming

 

Dreams on Horseback Earns Guidestar’s Gold Seal Award

Dreams on Horseback just earned a 2021 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in Central Ohio.