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Horses: Life Impact

If you have ever felt a horse’s warm breath on your skin or breathed in their scent as you hugged their neck while laying your head on their side, you will know that horses have a way of reaching deep into your soul. They bringing comfort to places in your heart that may be buried under layers of grief, bitterness, rejection, fear, or hurt. Our goal at Warm Beach Horsemanship is to provide as many opportunities as possible for people in our community to experience the impact of connecting with a horse.

One of the unique things about the Warm Beach Horsemanship Program is that we serve such a variety of people. We have students ranging in ages from 4 to 80; with physical abilities ranging from able-bodied to wheelchair-bound; those from broken families; foster and adopted children; and those learning skills to assist in navigating mental health, autism and ADHD. Through serving these incredible students we see the healing power of horses and community, and we are blessed to support and witness the strength, persistence, and courage they demonstrate throughout the lesson session.

Horses and horsemanship teach an abundance of life lessons including trust, team building, relational skills, character, cooperation, camaraderie, and communication. Horses don’t judge by the clothes we wear, where we come from, or the experiences we have had. They just see the human in front of them in that moment- someone in need of love, someone going through a tough time, or someone ready for adventure. As the connection grows between a horse and participant we see the beauty of healing, trust and relationship that develops, and we know this moment in time will have a life-long impact.

The Warm Beach horses are partners in the ministry that occurs here daily, and it is of utmost importance they are cared for in a way that shows how much they are treasured. Would you partner with us by helping fund the annual vaccinations the horses need to keep healthy?

Donate today at https://www.warmbeach.com/donations/giving-tuesday-vaccine-for-horses/

-Lisa Tremain, Horsemanship Director

Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...