Healing Strides of VA Mission Statement: To promote wellness for people with personal challenges who can benefit from Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies in a safe and Supported Environment.
Healing Strides of VA (HSVA) offers mounted and ground based programs all in partnership with the horse. We offer therapeutic horsemanship lessons from ages 4 and up. Children, adults and veterans are welcome in all of our programs. We also offer integrated classes for all levels of riding from beginners to Para Dressage Athletes.
HSVA partners with Carilion Pediatric Clinic to provide hippotherapy, utilizing the movement of the horse as an intervention for physical, occupational and speech therapies.
HSVA offers Mental Health, Education and Coaching with Licensed Mental Health professionals, licensed teachers and certified Life Coaches . We work with trauma, PTS(D), brain injury, autism, behavioral health, Veterans, parenting, marriage, professional development and team building to name a few areas.
Healing Strides of VA is a Premier Accredited Center with PATH Int'l, one of 7 Centers of Excellence as designated by the United Stated Equestrian Federation. We are a recruiting and training center for Instructors/coaches and athletes. Our practitioners are accredited and certified to practice the Eagala Model. Our Instructors are certified with PATH Int'l. Both the PATH Int'l and the Eagala models are evidenced based models of practice.
Please call to schedule a tour and learn more about the services that we offer and how you can be involved! 540-334-5825