Equine Therapy is a type of therapy using horses as a means to promote physical, occupational, and emotional growth. According to the Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) Intl., a not-for-profit group that promotes equine-assisted activities and therapies, a recent survey revealed that for the first time, 115 of the group’s 877 members reported having senior-specific programs ranging from those aimed…
Heritage is honored to be part of “Military Makeover with Montel” on Lifetime as we honor the Willett family with Homestead Stables, PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer to Peer program – Chautauqua, National Educational Institute of Growth through Horses, and Mane ‘n Tail! Watch today’s episode!
Homestead Stables received a recognition award for their services from LeadingAge New York on Tuesday at the facility grounds on Damon Hill Road. The award was presented to Heritage by LeadingAge president Jim Clyne to Heritage Ministries president David Smetzler with Homestead staff, Heritage residents and community members also present.
Heritage Ministries and Homestead Stables by Heritage in Gerry, NY was a site for the filming of a portion of the television show “Military Makeover with Montel Williams” this week.
Hank Storm, resident of The Homestead Active Senior Living by Heritage, enjoys driving a horse around the arena at Homestead Stables. Homestead Stables is not only a world class equestrian center which provides excellence in care and boarding of horses, but a place where ministry can be expanded to include lessons and programs for children, teens, and intergenerational activities. In…
Heritage Ministries Vice-President of Marketing and Development, Lisa Haglund, has announced that Homestead Stables by Heritage, in conjunction with N.E.I.G.H. and the Constance Project, will serve as a filming location for “Military Makeover with Montel,” hosted by Montel Williams in May 2019.
Homestead Stables provides what no other senior living community in the region can and offers an array of services to the public including boarding, training, lessons, youth programs, equine assisted therapy, facility rental, intergenerational activities, and leasing opportunities. Check out our most recent video collage of our amazing equestrian center!
Homestead Stables was blessed with a new addition to our growing equine family. Good on the Rox, aka “Roxy”, one of the horses who call Homestead Stables home, gave birth to a happy and healthy red roan filly on the evening of March 23, 2019.
For his 90th Birthday, Heritage Resident Hank Storm wanted one thing – to ride a horse at Homestead Stables, the Equestrian center opened as a part of Heritage in December 2018 in Gerry, NY. Once the Heritage team heard Hanks wish, they jumped into action planning an event that moved both horses and hearts in the arena. After brushing and…