HEARTS

THERAPEUTIC

RIDING CENTER

To provide equine assisted activities improving the mind, body, and spirit through horsemanship skills.

About the Program

“HEARTS Therapeutic Riding Center was established in 2011 and is a 501(c)(3)”

Limited Re-opening June 1, 2020
Applications being taken for the 2020 season.
Please call 609- 703- 9130 to set up an evaluation to be entered into the program.

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HEARTS Therapeutic Riding Center was established in 2011 and is a 501(c)(3) charitable non profit
organization and a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) compliant facility.
All of our instructors have g one through PATH Intl training and testing to become certified instructors.
The program is located at Rolling Seas Farm in Egg Harbor Township, with 13 acres in the country
including a 9 stall barn, two lesson rings, a round pen for ground lessons, a tactile sensory trail, and over
200 acres of county park behind the farm for trail lessons.
A great place to learn and experience nature.

ABOUT THE RIDERS
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Riders begin their journey at HEARTS TRC with an initial evaluation to determine their abilities, strengths, and modality of learning (auditory, visual, hands on). Then, a specific horse is assigned according to size and motion that best suit the needs of the rider, as well as the number of volunteers that are needed to assist the rider. A day and time is given and the student is paired with an instructor

 

The HEARTS TRC instructors set individual goals which are met in weekly lessons to improve posture, balance, focus, concentration, and life skills. Outcomes have shown that through the teaching of horsemanship skills astride, in the barn, and in ground lessons, the individual’s quality of life improves at home, in school, and the work place.

In addition to weekly private and group lessons, HEARTS TRC has a curriculum for school, community, and at-risk groups, as well as working with our Wounded Warriors.These curriculum meet educational standards and provide a unique way to learn educational skills outside the classroom.

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

Sue Adams

Sue Adams

 Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education.
 PATH Intl Advanced Instructor since 1993.
 Faculty/Evaluator for PATH Intl instructor
 certification. PATH Internationall Accreditation
 visitor. Member of HRH (Health and Recreation
 through Horses) of New Jersey, State
 organization, and Tennessee Walking Horse
 Association of New Jersey.

Rindy Faust

Rindy Faust

 Executive Director of HEARTS TRC, degree in
 Human Services, PATH Intl Registered Instructor
 since 2001. Recipient of the PATH Adult Rider of
 the Year Award in 2004. Specialized in ground
 work training for program horses and
 mentoring upcoming instructors.

 

Stefanie Green

Stefanie Green

Bachelor’s degree in Equine Science and Management from Morrisville State College. PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning. Stefanie has been teaching able bodied lessons for over 15 years and Therapeutic lessons since 2013 and has mentored several other instructors through the certification process.

J.B. Clark, Jr

J.B. Clark, Jr

Retired owner of Clark Millwork Company.
PATH Intl Registered Instructor since 2010.
Recipient of PATH Intl Volunteer of the Year
Award in 2009. Army veteran of the Vietnam
War. Specialized in construction and upkeep of
the HEARTS TRC Sensory Trail.

 

Doreen Innella

Doreen Innella

Equine Studies at Potomac Horse Center. Abled-
bodied instructor for over 35 years. U.S. Pony
Club Instructor and former instructor at Ashford
Farm in Pa. PATH Intl Registered Instructor in
2017.

 

Betty Morgan

Betty Morgan

Developer and Instructor of the Barn Rats program. Teaching basic horsemanship and a whole lot more Betty has a way with the miniature horses and the kids.

Sharon Garland-Sweeten

Sharon Garland-Sweeten

 Yoga Alliance certified Yoga Instructor and
 Certified Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner with
 her own practice, Vitality FYI. PATH Intl
 Registered Instructor since 2007. Brought Yoga
 on Horseback to HEARTS TRC.

 

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NOTICE

 

Hearts is excited to announce that beginning June 1st we will resume limited lessons based on the guidelines recommended by the state and PATH International. Riders are asked to fill out the risk assessment, liability release and infection control plan forms found under All Forms. Required Forms – All Participants. Then a plan for how and when Hearts can safely serve that particular participant will be made. Hearts is dedicated to minimizing potential exposure to our participants, volunteers, and staff. We can’t wait to see you.