PROGRAMS

Public and volunteer education

COMMUNITY OUT REACH

Doing What’s Needed

Through our Community Out Reach, we have the potential to make a real and positive change for America's at risk horses . This is one of our key areas of focus here at Rising Starr Horse Rescue, and a source of much success for our Non-Profit Organization. Get in touch with us today and see how you can lend a helping hand with this program.

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PIXI THE SPOKES PONY

Education

Pixi the spokes pony spreads the word and educates all ages on the reality and responsibility of horse ownership and how you can give America's at risk horses a second chance. Pixi is available at your venue or come out to the farm.  Contact Kelly at 203 257 8345
Risingstarr100@gmail.com for more information

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VOLUNTEER EDUCATION

Making a Difference

We offer our volunteers weekly free educational sessions with our horses. 
Contact us for more information.
All ages are welcome.  Join the team!

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VETERAN OUTREACH

Giving back to the men and women that protect America

Through our Community Out Reach, we offer all our regular program to veterans and there immediate family at no cost to them. A riding lesson or a trail ride is a very relaxing and beautiful way to spend a day.  Having a life coaching session or yoga with horses can change your outlook on life.  RSHR want to share the compassion horses have for humans.  Get in touch with us today and see how you can lend a helping hand with this program.

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LESSONS

Public and volunteer education

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MOUNTED AND GROUND LESSONS

Mounted and unmounted lessons


Learn to ride and care for the horse you ride.   Learn to work on the ground safely with your horse.  Most of our program horses are looking for a forever home.

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BOARDING

Full and regular board offered

We offer full board to those that require assistance in tacking up, grooming and cleaning of tack.( all regular board included as well).

We offer regular board. ( Feed, Hay as needed, fluffy clean stalls, paddocks and barn, Daily turnout, blanket changed as needed).

Humans are always responsible for medications and supplements.

We also offer a adopted board to those who have adopted a horse and need to learn how to care for there horse before bringing them home.   We customize this service to fit the needs of both horse and human.

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LIFE COACHING, LEASING, EQUINE YOGA, TEAM BUILDING, BOY SCOUT AND GIRL SCOUT PROGRAMS, CAMP, SCHOOL EDUCATION SERIES.

Making a Difference

We offer our volunteers weekly free educational sessions with our horses. 
Contact us for more information.
All ages are welcome.  More information on our 2020 Programs coming soon.  Join the team!

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SUMMER DAY RIDING PROGRAM

Week long program

SUMMER RIDING PROGRAM

** We have established new safety guidelines for 2021** 

Students will be dropped off and picked up in the front parking lot.  Please wait for a counselor to greet you.  We will be taking temperatures with a forehead, no contact thermometer. All students must wear a mask or a camp bandanna.  Students will have their own ring and day facility with hand washing stations at the ring and indoor facility.   We are only accepting 15 students a week, 3 groups of 5, so we can safely respect distancing and safety for all students on and off the horses.

Summer Riding Program for beginners and younger riders. Ages 6 to 12 ( for older students, adults or advanced riders please ask about our weekly independent riding program)

Our Summer Riding Program runs the following weeks Monday thru Friday:  9am to 1pm ($550}  (9am to 3pm  $750 or $25 a hour after 1pm  .) (Muliti week and family discount please call)  Available weeks:

June 14 to June 18 2021

June 21 to June 25 2021

June 28 to July 2 2021

July 5 to July 9 2021

July 12 to July 16 2021

July 19 to July 23 2021

July 26 to July 30 2021

Aug 2 to Aug 6 2021

Aug 9 to Aug 13 2021

Aug 16 to Aug 20 2021

Aug 23 to Aug 27 2021

 We are very limited in space, no spot will be held without full registration and deposit. 2020 will be fully refundable if we have to cancel due to COVID 19.

IF YOU SEND IN A CHECK AND IT IS CASHED YOU ARE REGISTERED.

When time and weather allow students will do bareback and or extra afternoon riding 1 to 3.


A typical day of fun and riding includes:


  •  Grooming 

  • Riding Instruction 1 to 1.5 hours

  •  Natural Horsemanship

  • Feeding and care 

  • First Aid  

  • Barn Care 

  • Tacking up 

  •  Equine Yoga

  •  Hiking

  • Responsibility of horse ownership

  • Mounted fun time

  • Trail ride in addition to lessons (always with instructors). 

  • Crafts

  •  Games mounted and unmounted

  •  Classroom time

  • Clinics with a vet and blacksmith,

  • loading trailer and riding demonstrations

  • Team Building


· Small groups no more than 5 students


.  2 riding instructors are in the ring with all beginner groups, all riders get one on one mounted time everyday

At the end of each week we have a horse showoff day for family and friends where everyone leaves with a feeling of accomplishment. This is a great opportunity for the children to show friends and family what they have learned. 

       ** Bring a bag lunch Monday thru Thursday from home (Pizza Fun Horse Show Friday) Please let us know if we need Gluten free pizza.  Pizza by Johns Best in Ridgefield, CT

       *** bring DRINKING WATER riders MUST have a Water Bottle***


  • A deposit of $200 per week must accompany the registration and full payment by June 1,

2021.  

 

WEDNESDAY HORSEMANSHIP AND LESSON PROGRAM

3 hours of fun, horses and fresh air

The Wednesday Riding Program is $1000.00 Per student. Wednesday September 9th through November
11. November 18 is a make up day.
Wednesday from 9 to 12 or 130 to 430 ages 6 to 12 welcome . We only take 6 students a session. Sessions
run for 10 weeks with a 11th week used for make up .Please be sure to fill out both sides completely and
enclose deposit with registration. Important Information: • All riders must have a properly fitting
helmet, boots with a heel and wear long pants. We do realize riding is an expensive sport and children grow
quickly, so we do have a small exchange program for apparel that kids have grown out of and do have a few
pairs of boots at the barn that may be borrowed from the farm.
• Riders should bring plenty of water or other drink and a snack. (Refrigerator and microwave are
available for use.)
• You may consider bringing a change of clothes for water games on very hot days.

 
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SADDLE UP AND WINE DOWN

1 hour riding lession, 1 hour wine down

Calling all ladies and gentlemen!! Are you looking for  a COVID safe activity for you and some friends? Invite as many as 5 friends to take a riding lesson at Rising Starr Horse Rescue in Wilton, and wrap up the evening with some wine and cheese! Rising Starr provides the horses and the instruction, you provide wine and cheese and some friends! $100 per person for an hour lesson with just you and your friends! Have fun learning to ride with your friends, while helping to save America's horses!

Pick a Thursday night starting in October, from 6-8PM. We still have some evenings available so contact us at Rising Starr Horse Rescue to secure your spot for you and your friends!

 

(203) 257-8345

Rising Starr Horse Rescue is a 501 c3 EIN# 47-4027991.

All donations are 100% tax deductible. Rising Starr Horse Rescue is strictly a volunteer effort. All monies raised contribute to the rescue, for rehabilitation and retraining of these beautiful animals and to educate the public. Please donate and share to help continue thes efforts.

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