• An iniative of QLD charity Kanyini Connections Ltd

Horse Sense Program

Our Horse Sense Program is unique and individually tailored. Working 1:1 with a Program Guide alongside our beautiful rescue horses, participants are supported to develop increased self-confidence, social and communication skills, personal growth and self-awareness. Once a week for eight weeks, participants will embark on a series of groundwork activities specifically designed for those who enjoy connecting with horses. Activities include:

  • Horse Behaviour & Safety – recognising ‘horse-talk’, herd dynamics, horse-play, non-verbal communication
  • Basic Horse Handling & Welfare – making a connection, catching, leading and gaining trust
  • Grooming & Feeding – use and care of equipment
  • Groundwork Activities & Grazing Walks
  • Mindfulness & Trust Technique

Please note that this program is not Equine Assisted Therapy. It is designed only as a social and overall well-being activity.

No experience with or knowledge of horses is required. All activities are on the ground – no horse riding is involved.

Participant Suitability: this program is suitable for anyone aged 6yrs and over, including those with mild disabilities. It is not suitable for participants requiring therapeutic care, supervision or support.

Session Length: Each session runs for approximately 60 minutes. The first session is a trial session to see if the program is for you – then you can choose to book in for the remaining seven weeks.

Cost: $80 per session. This program falls within the NDIS funding category of Innovative Community Participation.

Brochure: You can download an A4 flyer here.

To register your interest, find out more or secure a place in the program, please enter your details below. We will be in touch with 24-48 hours of your enquiry.