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2024 PROGRAMS

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Giddy Up & Grow Spring Fling

Join us for our inaugural spring break kick-off! Families of all ages are welcome with registration. This program will feature the following stations:

  • Horsemanship and Basic Riding: This experience introduces the sensitive and curious ways of horses to the students  

  • Art & Storytime with Cowgirl Camryn: Meet the author of the Cowgirl Camryn book series and Encore the Mini Horse for storytime. Take home your very own horse art!

  • Mindfulness: Through a calming and inspirational yoga class, the students will learn about the purpose of yoga and meditation as well as how to include Mindfulness into their daily lives. 

  • Nutritional Literacy: The students will go on a nutritional journey that will help them make healthier choices.

Field Trip Friday's

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Our Equestrian Everything field trip is an all inclusive hands-on, experiential, educational experience with the purpose of continuing our mission of changing and shaping lives with nature and animals. We share the therapeutic benefits of horses, art, equine facilitated learning and nutrition training.

Send inquiries to info@thestandfoundation.org for group reservations of or more.

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 Great Outdoor Adventures
Session One
(9-12) years( Girls Only) 

When learning about horses, you will not only learn about the animals themselves, their care, safety, and the basics of riding; but you will also learn about responsibility, patience, good work ethic and much more. There will also be other fun activities to enjoy including mindfulness activities, nutrition training, art therapy, horsemanship, basic riding lessons, equine facilitated learning , boating safety, creative arts and Anacostia River tours. Be sure to join us because you do not want to miss out on all the excitement and fun!

 Great Outdoor Adventures
Session Two 
(13-16) years
( Girls Only) 

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When learning about horses, you will not only learn about the animals themselves, their care, safety, and the basics of riding; but you will also learn about responsibility, patience, good work ethic and much more. There will also be other fun activities to enjoy including mindfulness activities, nutrition training, art therapy, horsemanship, basic riding lessons, equine facilitated learning , boating safety, creative arts and Anacostia River tours. Be sure to join us because you do not want to miss out on all the excitement and fun!

 We will spend time observing, identifying and discussing “Heart Matters”(things we care about) in order to provide best wellness practices that can be done anywhere at any time. Be a part of the movement for well human beings seeking peace of mind and a light loving heart.

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 "Free Your Mind" Winter Wellness Retreat ​

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR A MAGICAL WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS OF MASSANUTTEN!!!

 

Our goals for this wellness retreat are to:

*Increase levels of hope, *Reduce levels of stress and depression, *Provide wellness practices and tools to be used daily at home and/or at school, *Create a community of young people that will seek wellness strategies and request therapy.

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MLK Holiday Parade 

GRATITUDE CORNER FOR OUR MLK HOLIDAY DC SUPPORTERS:

Thank you for your support of our Black Equestrians on The Rise! We appreciate organizations who share the belief that horses have a unique power to heal.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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