RJ Stokley's Commitment
With the ever growing concerns facing our youth over their management of anxiety and depression, I hope to introduce them to Experiential Horsemanship. Participants will learn hands-on skills which supports traditional ground techniques to learn ways to cope and heal. I recently was fortunate enough to find two caring horses in need of new homes. We have named them Orion (the gray) and Cepheus (the bay). Appropriately named after the constellations who guide us in the night sky, so shall our horses help children and teens maneuver life's challenges. Horses are known for their therapeutic ability to emulate human emotions. With the proven methods of Experiential Learning techniques, students will be able to understand the horse's body language, which in turn will make them aware of their present mood and how to alter their perceptive behaviors. Our ultimate goal is for our children to be one with nature and live happily in the moment. Just as much as our horses want to be loved and valued, so we hope every child knows they are too!
Venture classes will be offered for children to get outdoors and reconnect in nature. Keep informed of our upcoming classes by subscribing to our newsletter.
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How to help
We are scheduling a variety of Celestial Acres Visits and Photo Sessions to launch our efforts to start up the therapeutic classes called Celestial Ventures. Funds need to be raised for training and to set up the barn and property to run the experiential learning lessons. Here are ways you can help!
Visit the horses and alpacas for a donation.
Schedule a Celestial Experience or Playdate and receive complimentary photos.
Gift Certificates can be purchased for $100, where all proceeds will go towards our efforts. They can be used towards visits, a photography session, or youth programs.
Pre-Book a Photography Session
Contribute to our Sponsor a Farm Pal Program.