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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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VT Eagles Donated $2000 to CHAMP

VT Eagles Donated $2000 to CHAMP

A very special thank you and the VT Eagles for donating $2,000 to CHAMP! We were able to use these funds for the new door seen in the photograph. From the left are: Gary, Julie Duggins (holding the sign, CHAMP volunteer), Mary Willmuth (President, CHAMP Board of...
2015 Annual Memorial Horse Show

2015 Annual Memorial Horse Show

CHAMP held the 2015 Annual Memorial Horse Show in the arena at the barn on Saturday June 27th..  Fifteen riders, aged 5 to 65, had been practicing for weeks and anticipating the “big day”, their chance to show their skills on horseback and enjoy cheers and...

CHAMP Receives Generous Donation from the Island Hub

12/15/2014 The Island Hub of Grand Isle, owned by Keith & Pat Hansen and Francis & Jean LaFromboise, presented CHAMP with a check for $3325.00. This generous donation will assist children and adults with special needs who live in the Islands to participate and...

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We invite you to be part of the team that makes the CHAMP Memorial Horse Show a reality -- a special day when our riders get to experience something they rarely do - Compete and WIN!
Help support the show by becoming a SHOW Sponsor ($250), an EVENT Sponsor ($50 - $150) or a Program Advertiser ($25-$75). Contact Jean Desranleau (egdjad1971@aol.com) before June 4 if you wish to be listed in the printed program. THANK YOU!!
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We are delighted to announce that internationally recognized Natural Horsemanship Clinician, Tim Hayes, will offer two Problem Solving Workshops on Saturday June 25th at Good Hope Farm, 57 East Short Rd, South Hero. Learn to build a relationship with a horse based on love, trust and respect -- riders, non-riders, experts, beginners, English, Western, old and young are all welcome. Only $20 to audit one workshop; $30 to audit both. $100 to be a participant. Workshop 1 runs 9:30 am – 12:30 pm; Workshop 2 runs 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the CHAMP program. ... See MoreSee Less

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Champ has awesome volunteers. Kim, Pauline, Sue, Dana, Chelsea, Roger
Couldn't have gotten thru the day without your help. Thank you - Thank you
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SAVE THE DATE: Join us JUNE 18, 2016 at Good Hope Farm in South Hero for the 5th Annual CHAMP Memorial Horse Show!
The CHAMP Horse Show provides a unique opportunity for riders with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral challenges to participate in a horse show. All are welcome to spend the day - bring a picnic or buy lunch at the show. The smiles on the riders’ faces are sure to put a smile on yours!

Here's a photo of Emily with her trophy from last year's show. :-)
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