PHOENIX, ARIZ. (Oct. 10, 2023) – Horses Help is rolling out the red carpet at its new ranch as it hosts the 19th Annual Barn Bash fundraiser Nov. 4. The theme for this year’s event is “Blazing a New Trail.”
The event begins at 5:30 p.m., and ends at 10 p.m. The new ranch is located at 6525 E. Dixileta Drive in Cave Creek. Participants can take a tour of the ranch and meet the herd. The event includes a cocktail hour, silent auction, and casino tables.
“This is a great opportunity for the community to contribute to this great organization, and see what we are all about,” said Horses Help Executive Director Gregg Goodman. “Big things are happening here. We look forward to sharing them during the Barn Bash.”
The Barn Bash the largest fundraiser for Horses Help. Proceeds from this year’s event underwrite program expenses for all participants, help pay for food and hay for the organization’s horses. Proceeds also directly impact special needs individuals, military, and first responders, trauma survivors, and at-risk youth in Arizona.
Horses Help provides adaptive riding and horsemanship services designed to contribute positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well-being of people with disabilities. The adaptive riding and horsemanship program promotes strength, increases flexibility, develops balance, improves coordination, and builds self-confidence.
Horses Help also provides equine-assisted learning (EAL), a form of human-equine interaction that provides a personal learning experience. EAL promotes the development of self-awareness, self-esteem and confidence, problem-solving skills, emotional regulation, and self-control.
Other services include therapy with equine movement and equine-facilitated psychotherapy.
To learn more about Horses Help, visit horseshelp.org.
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