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HPHC Chili Cook-Off and
Dessert Bake-Off Fundraiser

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Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser Saturday February 11th
at the Eagle Municipal Building

Horse Power Healing Center, Inc.

HPHC group lesson riders

Mission Statement: "The mission of Horse Power Healing Center is to provide children and adults, who are physically, mentally or emotionally challenged, with healing empowerment through horses. Equine-oriented activities will facilitate the ability of individuals to reach their full potential, by enhancing self-esteem and
self-confidence."

At Horse Power Healing Center, we believe anyone can learn to be around horses safely. Therapeutic Horseback Riding is all about taking into account each individual’s diagnosis, and teaching them to ride as independently as possible.

We feel that independence starts with building a relationship with a horse.  Just like building a friendship with a person, spending time with horses and getting to know each other’s likes and dislikes; communicating with horses is a lot of fun. Horses seem to have an innate ability to sense differences in people; their senses are very well-tuned.  They know enough to change their pace if someone can not keep up, they know when to stand quietly, to help bring a sense of calm to one, and to wrap their neck around you when you need a hug. These are connections, and the experiences we hope all of our students will have.

 

At Horse Power Healing Center we offer an Equine-Assisted Learning Lesson Program to serve many different populations and persons with diagnoses such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Depression, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome and all levels of the Autism spectrum.

 

For individuals who are non-riders, HPHC also offers Un-mounted Lessons, where activities will include grooming, horse handling and horse care knowledge.

 

Another program offered is the "Horses for Hope" program for children and adults who are terminally ill. the "Horses for Hope" participants are able to visit the farm and meet the horses: if they are able they can also learn to ride a horse. through the intereaction with horses participants are empowered to be caregivers instead of care recipients.

 

"Horses for Heroes" program offered by Horse Power Healing Center is affiliated with the national "Horses 4 Heroes" program and was created for the families of military personnel and Veterans, firefighters/EMTs, law enforcement officers, critical care and hospice nurses and special needs school teachers.

 

Consider volunteering, whether or not you have experience with horses or people with special needs, there is a role for you at HPHC. You just need the desire to give your time and we can almost guarantee you will receive more than you give! For more information >>>

 

PATH logo HPHC is a PATH Member Center. 501(c)3 Non-profit

Many Thanks to the Businesses that support our program

Kettle Moraine Equine Hospital
Kettle Moraine Equine Hospital & Dental Center

A-1 Creative Packaging

Adventure Rock

Alice Baker Public Library

Beloit Snappers Baseball

Bill's Gas Station

Blue Bay Restaurant

Bruegger's Bagels

Carousel Saddlery

Cave of the Mounds

Chen's Kitchen

Cherished Heirloom Crochet

Circus World Museum

Comedy Sportz

Country Springs Hotel

Country Thunder

Cornerstone Restaurant

Crazy Bears Pizza

Dancing Horses Theater

Das Hund Haus

EAA Spirit of Aviation

Eagle Historical Society

End of the Leash

 

Friends of Nature

Franke Photo Design

Green Bay Packers

Gus's Drive-In

Harley Davidson Milwaukee

Holiday Inn Express Fort Atkinson

Horse Emporium

Jericho Creek Farms

L5 Equine Bodywork

Lawsuit Legal

Matt Kenseth Racing

Midwest English Tack

Milwaukee Food & City Tours

Milwaukee Admirals Hockey

Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Bucks Basketball

Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee Wave

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Old World Wisconsin

Highland Photography

The Boneyard Pub & Grille

The Smoke Pit

Schubert Theatre

Smart Pak

 

Sol De Mexico

Spring City Aviation

Summerfest

Saddlers Row

West 20 Ranch

WI Timber Rattlers Baseball

Wings n Things in Palmyra, WI

Wisconsin Lift Corporation