Giddy Up Gold Coast
Horses for Grassroots Horse Riding and Mental Health
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals of improving grassroots horse riding education and delivering equine programs for mental health. Your generous donation will fund our mission to enable more community and school groups to access our horse programs. Positive outcomes in CONFIDENCE, CARE for others, emotional CONTROL, COMMUNICATION skills, COORDINATION
Through our unique programs, participants develop emotional intelligence & life skills such as empathy, responsibility and dealing with challenges in a non-threatening, therapeutic, non-judgemental environment.
Here are some great stories about horses helping people:
- A lovely story was featured on channel 10 about horses for mental health
- Research released on therapeutic riding
- Horses helping to heal
All donations made through the Australian Sports Foundation are tax deductable:
WHY DO HORSE ACTIVITIES PROVIDE BETTER OUTCOMES and WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO TO HELP OUR COMMUNITY
This video says it all:
We are so proud to be a part of Mental Health First Aid Australia
Working with horses is very rewarding and focused on a healthy active lifestyle where you'll forget about the stresses and strains of you daily grind and connect with these beautiful animals providing an exhilarating feeling of freedom!
Our vision is that others will experience the love, passion, energy and freedom horses can bring into an individual's life, manifested in the form of physical, social and emotional wellbeing.