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Upcoming Events

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Women's 

Equine Gestalt Coaching Group

Thursdays Apr 25-June 27 |

6:00-7:30 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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Explore a new 10 week program at SMEC through personal healing and growth, yielding a more positive future. Gestalt methodology is non-diagnostic, experiential, and takes place in the moment in partnership with our horses.

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Volunteer

Training

June 8 | 8:00-10:30 am

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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Volunteer Training is held once a month for new applicants.  Visit our volunteer page to learn about our volunteer opportunities.  Please fill out an application to see if we will be a good fit for you!

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Family

Fun Day

Jun 15 | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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If you have been watching your child, sibling, or friend ride with us, now is your chance to enjoy a trail ridge together through our picturesque meadow!  Spots are limited so reserve yours soon! Cost is $125 for two spots.

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Open

Barn Day

Jul 8 | 10:00-12:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Shepard Meadows invites our community to tour the farm, meet the horses, learn about our programs, and learn about volunteering! This is a free event.

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Summer

Equine Experience

Aug 12-16 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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Join us for a hands-on mounted and unmounted experience learning to ride, groom, lead, feed, and care for our horses!  Ages 6-16; all skill levels welcome.  Cost is $400 per participant

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Quarterly

Speaker Series

Aug 17 | 10:30-11:30 am

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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Join Nicole Mulhall, LCSW for an educational talk on incorporating horses with EMDR therapy.  This is a free event.

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5th Annual Farmyard Party

Oct 5 | 4:00-8:30 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

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You will not want to miss our biggest fundraising party of the year!  There will be live music, BBQ, games, and a silent auction, as well as a herd of happy horses looking to welcome you!

Past Events

Open

Barn Day

Jan 5 | 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Shepard Meadows invites our community to tour the farm, meet the horses, learn about our programs, and learn about volunteering! This is a free event.

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Quarterly

Speaker Series

Equine Gestalt Coaching

Jan 6 | 10:30 am -11:30 am

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Join SMEC's Executive Director Shelly Pope for an educational talk on Equine Gestalt Coaching™ (EGC), a humanistic, non-diagnostic, experiential method led by a Certified Equine Gestaltist in partnership with horses.

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Winter

Care Series

Jan 15, Feb 5, Feb 19 |

5:00-6:00 PM

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Join Laura Patrick for three informative talks on equine care.  Topics will include equine safety & behavior, communication, grooming, anatomy & function.  Cost is $10 per topic.  

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National

Reading Day

Mar 2 2:30 PM- 4:30 PM

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

We’re Celebrating here at the farm! We invite you to visit and read your favorite book to your favorite horse.

We're offering 15-minute reading times from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 

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Open

Barn Day

Apr 5 | 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Shepard Meadows invites our community to tour the farm, meet the horses, learn about our programs, and learn about volunteering! This is a free event.

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Quarterly

Speaker Series

Addiction & the Healing Power of Animal Connection

Apr 6 | 10:30 am-12:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

Join Caitlin Raftis, LADC for an educational talk on addiction and the healing power of animal connection.  This is a free event!

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United Way

Day of Caring

May 17 | 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Shepard Meadows Equestrian Center

We welcome volunteer groups from United Way's Day of Caring project to help us get the farm ready for summer!

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