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On May 5, 33 local athletes competed in a Fun Horse Show hosted by Shining Hope Farms at their farm located off of Beatties Ford Road.read more
Shining Hope Farms is hosting a Fun Horse Show on May 5 with individuals from surrounding counties. This event will be a great way for riders with disabilities as well as those who are able bodied to show off their hard work and skills to family and friends, socialize, and have fun!
Meet Elizabeth. She is unable to speak and with the help of her speech language pathologist Colleen she recently got a communication tablet. Colleen is helping her learn to use the tablet to express herself.
While many people are familiar with the therapeutic benefits that horses provide, they are not always familiar with what Hippotherapy specifically is. Read on to learn all about this unique treatment strategy.
It was announced during the Speedway Children’s Charities’ annual grant notice this month that one of the grantees would be Shining Hope Farms. Speedway Children’s Charities has been a regular supporter of Shining Hope Farms, providing them with a grant for the past seven years. The grant will provided funds for the their Hippotherapy program.
When triplets Forest, Sky and Laurel first started riding at Shining Hope Farms, they were two year olds who were not yet potty-trained, speaking or responding to anyone. Recently, Laurel and Forest were able to join us again as spunky seven year olds and the benefits they gain now are just as great as when they started riding.
Join us for this fun family event!
Learn what we have been up to at the Conover Farm since opening our doors in the spring.
We are currently seeking a speech-language pathologist for all three of our locations and an occupational therapist for our Conover location. Read on to learn how to apply.
On Saturday July 8, 23 local athletes competed in our Invitational Equestrian Show at our Charlotte Farm.
Need in Charlotte doesn’t get a vacation. That’s what SummerSHARE is all about. This two-week event, which starts July 10 and lasts until July 21, will inspire our community to give much-needed products that we need RIGHT NOW. We are collaborating with a bunch of...
Shining Hope Farms is hosting an Invitational Horse Show sponsored by Special Olympics of North Carolina on July 8 with athletes from Gaston, Mecklenburg, Union, Lincoln, and Catawba counties.
This 4 day course is an overview of the principles of hippotherapy, designed for therapists (PT, OT, SLP, PTA, COTA, SLPA) interested in utilizing hippotherapy in their practice.
Huge thanks to Pat Appleson for taking photos at the ribbon cutting for our new farm in Conover, NC.
Shining Hope Farms is pleased to announce that it is opening a new location for its therapeutic riding programs in Conover, NC.
Kennedy was small but her personality was big. She was cautious to get to know and trust you but once she did her love and connection was like no other.
Shining Hope Farms is excited to announce that we have received a Speedway Children’s Charities grant in the amount of $10,000. The grant will provide funds for our Hippotherapy Program.
The grant will be utilized to renovate an existing hayloft into a much needed multipurpose room.
Charlotte Bridge Home, The Independence Fund, and Shining Hope Farms came together for a day of serving.
Troop 2385 built and installed bird houses to earn their Silver Award.
Local Special Olympics Equestrian Show Gives Riders the Chance to Shine.
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