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Our Mission

CHAMP is a non-profit, volunteer driven, PATH Premier Accredited Center providing year round horse assisted activities and therapy with dignity and respect for all.

CHAMP adapts and develops programs to meet the needs of children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral challenges. CHAMP works in partnership with other organizations to develop specialized programs. Our Vision CHAMP aspires to be a sustainable center and a leader in therapeutic horse assisted activities.    


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20th Annual Trail Ride A Success!

20th Annual Trail Ride A Success!

The 20th Annual CHAMP Trail Ride on September 10th was a huge success! Riders raised over $17,000 for the CHAMP program. WOW!  The weather was perfect, the horses were gorgeous, the volunteers made a super lunch and took care of a million details to make the day go...
Summer Riding Camp

Summer Riding Camp

Summer camp 2016 was fun!   Conducted annually in July and August, CHAMP summer camp at Good Hope Farm is for riders of all abilities. Camps are available for young riders, age 6 and up. Campers ride several CHAMP school horses each week and have two riding lessons...
TIM HAYES WORKSHOP BENEFITS CHAMP

TIM HAYES WORKSHOP BENEFITS CHAMP

Horses, participants, and auditors alike had a wonderful time on June 25th at the Tim Hayes Problem Solving Workshop at Good Hope Farm.  Tim Hayes, an internationally recognized Natural Horsemanship Clinician, explained that horses are motivated by three things...
2016 CHAMP Memorial Horse Show

2016 CHAMP Memorial Horse Show

The 5th Annual (2016) CHAMP Memorial Horse Show was a great success! The day was full of smiles as the riders demonstrated their skills for the judge while friends and family looked on. Each rider received a CHAMP medal in recognition of their good work.  Heartfelt...
CHAMP 20th Annual Trail Ride Forms Available for Download

CHAMP 20th Annual Trail Ride Forms Available for Download

Forms for CHAMP’s 20th Annual Trail Ride are available now and can be downloaded here. For more information on this year’s ride please visit our Trail Ride page under events or just click here. Thank you and we hope to see you at this year’s ride!...

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We are so excited! Essex Cinemas has arranged for an exclusive run of the movie documentary HARRY AND SNOWMAN and part of the proceeds will go to CHAMP! The story of Snowman is just amazing – a broken down plow horse bought for $80 who went on to become the most celebrated show jumper of his time. Thank you Essex Cinemas for supporting CHAMP!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS. The film will be shown at Essex Cinemas October 14th - 20th. Plan to see the film, support CHAMP and have a wonderful time! Please share this post and tell your friends!
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Angel shows how much she enjoys spending time with CHAMP horse Degn. Angel has ridden at CHAMP since she was 6 or 7 years old. She loves to come to the barn with her brother Ryan, who also rides. Her sister Ruthie enjoys coming too. Their mum drives them to CHAMP from Castleton so they can ride and simply spend time grooming and loving the CHAMP horses. Degn says the CHAMP horses love Angle, Ryan, and Ruthie right back! ... See MoreSee Less

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