HighHOPES Miniature Horse Challenge Scheduled

February 24, 2021

The Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA) invites all children age 8-12 and their parent/guardian to participate in the HighHOPES Miniature Horse Challenge on Saturday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to noon at its Grantville location. 

The course is designed to promote healthy choices, effective communication skills, problem-solving, and volunteerism using equine (horse)-assisted learning. 

No horse experience is needed. Children will experience hands-on, fun activities, while learning proper "horse grooming & handling." 

There is a $10 per child fee. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. There is a limited number of slots available per session. To register, visit: For more information, email