Hope, Hooves & Healing

In partnership with Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding, Bridges of Hope is offering a unique new service.

Hope, Hooves & Healing

Welcome to Hope, Hooves & Healing, a transformative new service where the profound connection between humans and horses paves the way for personal growth and self-discovery. In our engaging sessions, participants delve into non-verbal communication, grooming, and care activities, uncovering the striking parallels between equine expressions and their own self-awareness. Through leadership exercises, such as guiding their horses and preparing food together, participants build trust and deepen their understanding of themselves. Celebrating achievements, our program creates meaningful connections, fostering a unique and empowering experience for all involved. Join us on this remarkable journey of healing and connection, where each session unfolds new dimensions of self-discovery and personal fulfillment.


Family Farm Visit

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What to expect:

  • Embark on an interactive tour of the farm, where you’ll meet charming therapy horses up close and even try your hand at grooming them.
  • Create a one-of-a-kind memorial horseshoe, a lasting symbol in honor of your loved one.
  • Engage in a scavenger hunt designed to help you explore the farm and find various items of interest.
  • Learn more about an upcoming service (see more below) designed for children ages 8+ grieving the death of a loved one.
  • After your activities, make a stop at the refreshment area. Here, you can have some snacks and beverages to recharge.

Next Date:  February 17, 2024

4-Part Series

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What to Expect:

  • Stall/Barn activities including grooming focusing on communications, trust building & self-care. 
  • Ground/Riding activities exploring safety, trust, communication and mindfulness.
  • Each session will include a opening and closing circle
  • We provide a packed dinner for the participant
Please Note: Spaces are limited. Completion of this registration form does not guarantee your spot. We will be in touch to confirm registration.
*Participants must be available to attend all three sessions to register for this series.

Next Date:  Wednesday Evenings 6-8pm in March  2024

Get Started

1. Enroll

Complete the Stepping Stones Membership Form
Schedule time with our staff to discuss your needs & our support

3. Register

Sign up for the Family Farm Visit