Let’s Get Started!

Applications for the 2024 riding season will be accepted starting January 1, 2024. Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis.

All five forms of the application must be completed and MAILED to us in the same envelope in order for us to schedule a student.

DO NOT EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

MAIL your completed application to us with the $15 registration fee made payable to Shining Stars.

Available Classes

THERAPEUTIC RIDING : Horsemanship classes for special-needs students. 45 minute weekly class per session, $30.00 per class. Benefits physical, emotional, mental, and social abilities. For class dates contact Rachel Stoner at rachel@sstrmail.org or 717-357-2774.

THERAPEUTIC CART DRIVING: Students learn to groom, harness and drive the carriage. This class is a wonderful, hands on opportunity for students of any age and ideal for a student who cannot mount a horse for various reasons, such as size, weight, or confinement to a wheelchair. 45 minute class per session. $30 per class. For class dates contact Lynn Redden at 585-259-4013.

EQUINE CONNECTION: Unmounted, group classes that promote confidence and empowerment as students work together to partner with and train their horses. 45 minute class per session. $30 per class. For class dates contact Rachel Stoner at rachel@sstrmail.org or 717-357-2774

STARS & STRIPES: Comfortable setting provides veterans from any era the opportunity to re-energize their lives with a variety of horse-related activities. This program includes horseback riding, natural horsemanship, cart driving and more. No Registration required. Please call Dolly for more information on the next session. Call Dolly Greenholt at 717-451-9509 for more information.

SILVER STARS: Equine classes for the elderly can include grooming, riding, and cart driving. For class dates contact Rachel Stoner at rachel@sstrmail.org or 717-357-2774.