Equine Assisted Services
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Therapeutic Horsemanship Center located in Boerne, Texas for those with developmental, emotional and physical needs of all kinds.
We provide equine assisted services to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges in San Antonio, Boerne, and the surrounding areas.
Individuals who benefit from our services have diagnoses such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down Syndrome, Depression, Anxiety, history of trauma, ADD/ADHD, Fragile X, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Developmental Delays, emotional and cognitive disorders, as well as speech, hearing and vision impairments. Our instructors are PATH certified, accomplished equestrians, and have extensive training to instruct participants with special needs.
Our programs include Adaptive Riding and Equine Assisted Learning incorporating Interactive Vaulting.
(Fall and Spring Semester 2022 – 2023)
Monday: 8:30am – 6:30pm
Tuesday: 12:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am – 6:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 1:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 6:30am
All tours, evaluations, new volunteer meetings/trainings, and all other visits to the facility are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please reach out to us via email, text message, or phone call to schedule an appointment. Thank you!
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is dedicated to keeping the facility safe for all who visit.
In order to support programming amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, OTR has implemented policies and procedures to protect our participants, staff, volunteers, and family.
A horsemanship program that focuses on teaching riding and horsemanship skills on and off the horse to those with physical, cognitive, social and developmental disabilities.
A relationship building program that focuses on teaching responsibility, improving self worth, decision making, independence, and how to communicate needs and wants.