Horsemanship Program

Program Description

Horseback riding can provide opportunities for individuals with and without disabilities to build physical strength, confidence, and explore new social-emotional skills. With adaptive riding classes available to community members of all ages and abilities, Mandy’s Farm provides safe, affordable, and individualized classes for anyone to enjoy. 

Eligibility | Availability

Who's it for?

Programming is available to community members of all ages and abilities. 

Type of Experience

Uniquely designed to build skills in horsemanship and develop a trusting relationship between horse and rider, adaptive riding classes are designed to provide riders of all experience levels with the opportunity to learn principles of horse handling, animal care, and Western and/or English riding techniques. 

Program Availability​

The adaptive riding program is currently at full capacity. To join our waitlist, please complete the following form: Mandy’s Farm Adaptive Horsemanship Program Waiting List

Mandys-Farm-Adaptive Riding Program - Shannon Burt

Shannon Burt

Program Coordinator
Shannon Burt currently serves as the Mandy’s Farm Barn Manager. Shannon is a Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) Instructor who has worked with and cared for horses throughout her life.
Shannon has certifications through the CHA specializing in providing instruction to riders with disabilities, teaching English and Western riding skills, and in equine facility management.
She is currently serving as the New Mexico CHA state rep and is passionate about supporting riders of all skill levels as they connect with the horses at Mandy’s Farm

Contact Shannon