Horses Offering Opportunities for the Future, Inc.

Horses Offering Opportunities for the Future, Inc.
P.O. Box 1303
Prospect KY 40059

Tax ID/EIN: 32-0318137
Year Founded: 2010
Last Updated 2017-03-17

Public Charity

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Why are we a Messenger?

The EQUUS Foundation has designated our organization as a Messenger. Click here to learn more about our horse care and use practices.

Messengers are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations.

Equine Welfare Network Messenger

Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Public Service

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization utilizes another organization or organization(s) with direct responsibility for the care of horses to provide its services.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
HOOF KY provides disadvantaged, at-risk, and trauma stricken youth constructive activities that teach stewardship of the horse which develop trust, responsibility, respect, and self-empowerment. These attributes positively reshape the life choices they make.

Horse-related programs:
Horses Offering Opportunities for the Future, Inc.(HOOF KY) provides weekly summer equine academies for disadvantaged and at-risk youth, ages 9-18, in the Kentucky region. Each Academy can accommodate 30 youth and runs 5 days from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. <br /><br />Participants learn:<br />*Horsemanship/riding: Learn to lead, mount/dismount, guide, post,<br /> walk, trot, and canter (for advanced youth). <br />*Horse Management: Learn through hands-on experience to groom, bathe, <br /> feed,saddle/bridle a horse; tack use and maintenance<br />*Horse Education: Learn equine safety, equine history, conformation <br /> and markings, gaits, aids, horse physiology and psychology

Non-horse-related programs:

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