Services & Programs

 

Equestrian Bridges is a riding and wellness center in Northwest Arkansas that focuses on Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to improve clients' mental health and overall wellbeing. Studies have shown that EAAT can help reduce depression and anxiety, build confidence, improve physical strength and more.

 

Click the links below to learn about available EAAT opportunities.

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Therapeutic Riding Session

Ages 4+

Register for a therapeutic riding session tailored specifically for your needs. Our dedicated team of therapeutic riding instructors, mental health professionals, and equine specialists will create a custom curriculum to help you work towards your goals. 

PRICE

Individual Session: $65

Group Session: $65 for first rider, $40 for each additional rider with a maximum of 4 riders.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Contact us for more information.

Space is limited. Join our waiting list to be notified of session openings.

 
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Riding Lesson

Ages 4+

Sign up for general riding lessons designed to improve horsemanship skills on the ground and in the saddle. You will gain confidence, improve coordination and build strength. A portion of the cost of a general riding lesson helps offset the cost of therapy sessions for those in need.

PRICE

Riding Lesson: $75

Group Session: $75 for first rider, $50 for each additional rider with a maximum of 4 riders.

Scholarships are available for those who quality. Contact us for more information.

Space is limited. Join our waiting list to be notified of session openings.

 
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Dream Catchers

Ages 5 – 18

In the Dream Catchers program, your child will build social skills and confidence through small-group interaction and contact with our therapy horses. Dream Catchers is an eight-week curriculum with one session per week.

Contact us for pricing.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

 
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Reins Program

The Reins Program is for teens considered to be at-risk for behavioral and emotional turmoil, experiencing trauma, or involved in the juvenile detention, foster care, or child protective systems of NWA. Participants receive support through eight weeks of this Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies intervention program. Sessions are held one evening per week.

Contact us for pricing.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

 
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Trailblazers

For those who serve our country

The Trailblazers program is dedicated to veterans, active-duty military and first responders. In this eight-week program, you will be partnered with a horse and learn leadership skills, communication techniques, team building, and more.

Sessions occur one evening per week. Group sessions are available for parties of six to ten.

Contact us for pricing.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

 
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Equine Experience for Women

For women 18+

Register for the Equine Experience for Women and partner with a horse to build your confidence and self-awareness. In this eight-week program, you'll develop techniques for emotional regulation, coping skills and communication for healthy relationships.

Contact us for pricing.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

 
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Corporate Team Building

For organizations or groups

Through a Corporate Team Building experience at Equestrian Bridges, your group will come away with improved communication skills, leadership skills, and techniques for managing stress and anxiety. Partner with us today to cultivate a spirit of camaraderie within your group or organization. 

The team building experience takes place one evening per week for four to eight weeks for groups of five to fifteen.

Contact us for pricing.

 
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Family Day

For the whole family!

Bring your herd to Equestrian Bridges for an interactive experience at Family Day! Your entire family will engage with our therapy horses through games and directed play to build a tighter family bond and develop stronger communication. Family Day is open to children and adults of all ages and abilities.

Contact us for pricing.

 
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Birthday Parties

For kids of all ages

NOTE: All children’s guardians must sign a liability release form prior to participation.

Host a birthday with the horses! Parties have access to the arena and office for two hours. Decorations can be provided, or you are welcome to decorate yourself! A large, one-topping pizza from Papa Johns is included, or you bring in your own caterer. The stables will be ready for your party one hour before your arranged time for set up, but not earlier.

Base price for parties includes leading, grooming, and painting miniature horses. Big horses to ride are an additional $50 per horse (up to four horses). 

PRICE

$425

Contact us for more details.