Promotes social interaction, team work and physical activity using our miniature horses.

Session: Once a week / session (Fall, Winter, Spring)

The Driving Program promotes social interaction, teamwork and physical activity as participants ride along or steer a cart behind our miniature horse team.  Lessons are led by experienced instructors with a vast knowledge of driving and its benefits.  Participants of all ages enjoy driving around obstacles, indoors and outdoors around the property.  The Driving Program is an opportunity for those participants who may be deemed unsafe to ride, or whom prefer to interact with horses on the ground.

How to Apply:  

1. Download and complete the application package: “Program Application & Physician's Referral”.

2. Submit application package to the SARI office.  Once received by the office, the applicant will be added to the program waitlist.

    ● When possible, applicants are chosen from the waitlist based on application received date.  However, SARI frequently makes choices from the waitlist based on the requirements of the spot we are looking to fill

3. Attend an assessment with a Staff Instructor and Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist at SARI.

    ● This process costs $75 and will take up to 60 minutes.    

    ● The assessment process provides SARI and its’ instructors with the information needed to assign to the applicant the equipment, support level and goals to work toward in their weekly lessons.

4. Submit payment for entire session to the SARI office. 

Download the 2019-2020 Program Calendar