Register TODAY for Urban Stable’s
Horse Powered Reading Summer Program

To Register: Complete registration form and send to hayley@urbanstable.ca
with e-transfer payment of $220/child to same email address, thank you. Spots are limited.


Limited Time Special Discounted
Introductory Offer


Thank you to The Winnipeg Foundation for supporting this program opportunity.

Read more on this introductory offer and secure your spot here.

My horse taught me to keep trying over again if it does not go right the first time.

Orla, student age 12



 

Unbridling Youth
Potential

Leadership
Development

 

  Students on horses-high-five  

 

“My horse helped me overcome my fears,
to relax and not worry.”

Todd, Student Aged 12 

“The horses helped me to see the small movements
and become more detail orientated.”

Audrey, Team Building Workshop Participant

 

 

Growing up can be tough. Youth can experience stress and isolation at school from not belonging to the popular cliques or feeling unsuccessful in classes. At Urban Stable we help youth to overcome challenges and develop life skills to re-engage with themselves, their education and community.

 

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Working in a team is fun, sharing ideas, reaching goals, but sometimes teams struggle with misunderstandings, impatience, and conflicts. This can cause in increase in stress and productivity suffers. Our Leadership Development sessions can address these common workplace challenges and get your team working together cohesively, reduce stress and help your team achieve their goals.

Learn More

 

 

New Program Opportunities 

 

 

Explore Horses

Horse Connection

 

 

adult connection with horses over fenceImmerse yourself in nature and explore the colourful world of horses in our new
5-week unmounted program (we will not be riding). 

Students are given time to pause and reflect on what they are learning from the horses and their teammate(s). 

  • 1 hour weekly sessions
  • Open to all ages (8 years to adult)

Email the office to register 

Students connecting with horses over fence

Make connections with our horses and build your confidence in our new 5-week unmounted accessible program. 

Hands-on horse activities and experiences are customized to the student’s abilities and needs (we will not be riding). 

  • 45mins weekly sessions
  • Open to all ages (8 years to adult)

Email the office to register 

 

 

Barn Tours

Field Trips

 

 

Horse eating grass

 

 

Meet our horses, learn about their breeds, colours, ages, personalities, and likes and dislikes. Explore the barn, see the equipment we use, hear student success stories, and enjoy coffee/tea and snacks.

Have fun and feel good knowing you are giving back. All funds raised from our Barn Tours go back into our mission programming helping youth facing barriers and adversity to unbridle their potential. 

  • Open to animal lovers of all ages
  • 45 mins – 1 hour fun, accessible barn tours
  • Groups 10-20 people (min. 10)

Email the office to register 

Educational Field Trips at Urban Stable. Meet our horses, learn about their breeds, colours, ages, personalities, and likes and dislikes. Explore the barn, see where the horses work, see the equipment we use, learn about the bedding, brushes, and feed. Learn fun horse facts and see other farm animals

Learn about Urban Stable’s experiential learning programs, hear student success stories, and enjoy soft drinks and snacks. 

  • Open to animal lovers of all ages
  • 45 mins – 1 hour fun, accessible, educational barn tours
  • Groups 10-20 people (min. 10)

Email the office to register 

 

 

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