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UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Founded in 1992 by Edie Loeb-Tomasko with two riders and a borrowed horse, UpReach sits on 96 beautiful acres in Goffstown, NH.  We have grown to serve 75-80 students in varied programming, with 13 equine partners, 5 full-time and 4 part-time staff, and over 120 active volunteers!!

Mission: UpReach is a 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to inspiring hope, fostering independence and improving the physical, emotional, and psychological development of individuals with and without disabilities by partnering with the power of the horse.

Vision: Through providing high quality equine assisted learning programs, UpReach strives towards excellence in its field.  With the help of our equine friends, we are dedicated to enhancing quality of life for those we serve, by providing challenge, promoting independence, and celebrating success.

 

What's New!

Leader Work Groups

Calling all current volunteers! Have you always wanted to be a leader? Are you a leader who would like to brush up on some skills? Join us for leader work groups to improve your skills. Learn what to do if a horse won't go or won't stop in a lessons, the proper way to handle aggressive behaviors, and so much more! Leader work groups are scheduled for:

  • Thursday, August 13, 12-1pm
  • Tuesday, August 18, 1-2pm
  • Tuesday, August 25, 3-4pm

Please sign up in advance by contacting This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (603) 497-2343!

 

Diamonds & Denim Gala

We are very excited to announce that the 7th annual Diamonds & Denim Gala will be held on October 16, 2015 at the Manchester Country Club. Don't wait to purchase your ticket as you will not want to miss this year's event. This year's "cocktail party with a purpose" features live music, silent auction, wine pull raffle, plentiful hors d'oeuvres, photo booth, and cash bar. New: purchase your gala ticket(s) through our secure PayPal button! *Please note $1.00 surcharge to cover cost of PayPal fees*



Equine Facilitated Social Skills Group!

Join Sarah Jane Chaplin, MS, LCMHC, LLC and Kristen McGraw, UpReach Program Director, ESMHL to work on social skills with horses as the common bond. Weekly groups will address non-verbal and verbal communication, respect and empathy, relationship building, and so much more. Please click here for the EF Social Skills Group Flyer! Fee to participate is $140.00 per month. For questions or to sign up, please contact Kristen at (603) 497-2343 or via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it









Bill Jones: Volunteer Term 5!

Volunteers are the backbone of UpReach and without all our fabulous volunteers we would not be able to provide therapeutic equine programs. A BIG THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, especially to Bill - Volunteer of Term 5! Visit the Volunteer Recognition Page to see the previous volunteers of the term. For more information on how you can get involved with UpReach, click here!

 

 

 

 

UpReach is proud to be a PATH International Premier Accredited Center