Equine Assisted Services
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is a therapeutic horsemanship center located in Boerne, Texas for those with developmental 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’s Syndrome, 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, Equine Assisted Learning, Occupational Therapy incorporating Hippotherapy, and Interactive Vaulting.
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.
A therapy session on horseback utilizing the movement of the horse as a treatment tool to engage sensory, neuromotor and cognitive systems to promote functional outcomes.
COME VISIT US!
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is located just North of San Antonio in Boerne, Texas. Our facility consists of over twenty acres of pasture, three arenas, three barns, and is ADA compliant. Come out and visit us!