570 Old Post Road
Esopus, New York 

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  Horses For A Change
  Horses for a Change is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization that operates at Frog Hollow Farm.

 We are an equine facilitated riding program that uses horseback riding and horse care to develop life skills

for students of all ages,  abilities and financial means.

Horses For A Change at Frog Hollow Farm

    Horses For A Change provides high quality riding instruction in dressage for individuals of all ages, experience, abilities and financial means.

    We welcome experienced riders from any discipline as well as those who have never ridden before.  Dressage provides the focus and basis

    of correct training to enhance all riding styles.  Our professional instructors provide riding instruction and teach horsemanship on well

    trained school horses to develop life skills in individuals of all ages without regard to physical, mental or financial limitations.   We offer

    lessons,   training and boarding at Frog Hollow Farm for those inspiring to further their dressage skills along with therapeutic riding programs

    for students with physical or learning disabilities at Horses for a Change at Frog Hollow Farm. 

   Many students cannot afford to pay the real costs of instruction and school horse care with the result that riding schools with competent

   riding instructors and highly-trained lesson horses are disappearing.  To that end, Nancy Rosen, the founder of Horses for a Change, has

   rescued and adopted deserving horses and ponies needing new homes.  She and her staff have trained and rehabilitated many  whose

   talents had been unrealized and who, with correct training and loving care, have become amazing and exceptional school horse mounts in

   the program.

Our Mission

  1. To assist dedicated riders who might not otherwise have the funds to pursue the equine discipline of dressage.  Beginning in 2016, Horses for a Change will be awarding scholarships to talented young riders from low to middle income families to attend dressage clinics, training programs and/or competitions.
  2. To provide a safe haven for abandoned horses where they can be reeducated as school mounts and basic level show horses.
  3. To provide equine assisted therapy for those on the autism spectrum as well as for children, adolescents and adults with assorted mental health needs.
  4. To provide an opportunity for economically disadvantaged youth to learn horse care and riding leading to skills of empathy, leadership and appreciation for nature in a beautiful rural setting.