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
• EATA's Google+ Page
• Volunteer Online Registration Form
• Complete Volunteer Application
• Complete Rider Application
• Volunteer Calendar
(Anchorage, AK) – Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska (EATA) is excited to announce the winner
of the pre-construction bid for our indoor riding arena – The Boutet Company, Inc. Mr. Jacques
Boutet, Professional Engineer, and his associates have extensive knowledge and experience with
planning, permitting, and managing construction projects of a similar nature. We look forward
to commencing our work with Mr. Boutet and The Boutet Company, Inc. Thank you to all of
our bidders for their time and willingness to work on this project.
In 2010, an anonymous and incredibly generous Anchorage resident donated an indoor riding
arena to benefit EATA’s therapeutic riding program. The indoor riding arena will allow EATA
to operate throughout the year and extend our services, not only to current clients, but also to
new clients. Thank you to our anonymous donor – we cannot thank You enough!
Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska (EATA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to
bringing the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding to children, adults, and veterans living with
disabilities in the Anchorage area. To find out more about EATA’s program or the current
project, please contact Rebecca Widmer at 907-566-TROT (8768) or
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 email@example.com 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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‐ 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.