Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska is currently a summer only
program. Our goal is to construct in indoor riding arena to expand our
programming. Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for
children and adults who are living with physical, emotional and
cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to provide these individuals an
opportunity for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship. Our
classes and activities take place in an environment that emphasizes
abilities and success.
experience each participant has is unique, offering many benefits such
as increased self confidence, physical strengthening, and personal
victories. Equine-assisted activities and therapies are growing and
widely accepted treatments for a range of physical, mental and
emotional disabilities. Conditions served include cerebral palsy, spina
bifida, neuromuscular disorders, post-traumatic stress, autism,
Down Syndrome, ADHD, functional spinal curvature, learning or language
disabilities, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and cognitive
disorders and FAS. Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska is a PATH, Int.
(Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship, International)
Center Member committed to providing quality therapeutic horseback
riding programs in the Anchorage area.
• Click here for a map to our Equestrian Center
• Volunteer Online Registration Form
• Complete Volunteer Application
• Complete Rider Application
• Volunteer Calendar
Rider registration is open for the 2014 summer season. The season will start June 19th and run through August 14th.
Please download the rider application and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 240663.
Let us know, if you can join us this summer to volunteer. We had 78 volunteers last year and will need increasingly more as we expand our program. We can't wait to put our boots on and laugh with the clients in the Anchorage sunshine! Don't forget to complete and send in the volunteer forms located on the main page or under the Volunteer Tab of our website.
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Listen to Julia Hinkle's experience as a volunteer with EATA in 2013. She is one of our many dedicated and hard-working volunteers, without which we could not provide out services! Thank you Julia!
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Check out what we've been doing with our spare time this winter to raise funds for the 2014 Summer program! The big event, The Duct Tape Ball, is next Saturday, February 15, at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown. More info »
‐ I will demonstrate, for one and all, fortitude, gumption and true grit.
‐ I will learn from those who came before me and make the Alaskan West a better place for all.
‐ I will steadfastly, and forever more, in the deepest heart of hearts, be a true Alaskan Cowboy
and live by the “Code of the West”.
1. Live each Day with Courage
2. Take Pride in your Work
3. Always Finish what you Started
4. Do What has to be Done
5. Be Tough, but Fair
6. When you Make a Promise, Keep It
7. Ride for the Brand
8. Talk Less and Say More
9. Remember that Some Things are Not For Sale
10. Know Where to Draw the Line.