Come on by Saturday, April 13th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for some grilled burgers at the Food Matters Market courtyard!! Proceeds go to help fund the Free Rein Scholarships.
Weather Policy Conditions to weather cancellations includes, but is not limited to: lightning or severe storms, temperatures below 35 degrees, extreme winds and unsafe roads. The instructor will notify the volunteers and students as soon as possible by phone if weather prohibits lessons from being held. Updates will be posted to our Facebook, Lesson [...]
Each session at Free Rein begins with a Parent Orientation Week. Meetings are scheduled between parents/guardians and staff to set individual goals for students. Goals fall into four categories: physical, social, cognitive and horsemanship. By tracking progress throughout the session, lesson plans can reflect areas of improvement. This concrete evidence helps Free Rein continue [...]
The Sensory trail allows Free Rein Center the opportunity to reach and serve more people. Therapeutic riding students are encouraged to use different senses, build memory, improve following directions and enhance social interactions. Students are able to increase their gross and fine motor skills in the activities along the trail. Navigating a sensory [...]
Our wonderful instructors had a great day at NC Therapeutic Riding Center - NCTRC for the PATH Int'l NC State Meeting and Education Day. Mary Stoehr, Kara Franks, Brittany McCathern and Rachel Evans learned about farm bio-security, trouble shooting problem behaviors, different types of mounts and dismounts, and got advice from a rider with visual impairments. Free Rein will be taking what was [...]
Often when one child requires a lot of care and attention, other children in the family may feel left out. SIBS (Sibling Support) is a new program designed for siblings of our therapeutic riders. Each week activities are prepared for brothers and sisters to engage with while their sibling is in a lesson. Siblings [...]