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Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center



Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center
243 Appaloosa Way
Guyton GA 31312
912-728-3728

Tax ID/EIN: 72-1600917
Year Founded: 2005
Last Updated 2017-03-22

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 is directly responsible 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:
Our mission: Improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs through the power of the horse

FETC is a member center of the Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATHintl). Our horses are an integral part of our Equine assisted activities and therapies program (EAAT). Through the power of the horse we help individuals in need to thrive in society.

Horse-related programs:
Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center provides Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT), and Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) program for children with mental, social, physical and emotional disabilities. They are taught by Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATHIntl) certified instructors with registered credentialed educators comprising a team of experts in their field. <br/>The equine assisted riding activities incorporates fun and educational lesson plans designed specifically for each participants needs in an arena or sensory integration trail. Equine Facilitated Learning incorporates the Equine Specialist and educator to help the special needs population improve life skills through educational activities while gaining a bond and friendship with the horses they work with. <br/>The program is designed specifically for the therapeutic value of the participant. The side benefits are that the program helps the involved horses which are all rescued or unwanted pets to have human companionship and purpose for their lives.

Non-horse-related programs:
NA


Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers Needed Daily Monday - Saturday
Minimum Age: 14
We have many volunteer opportunities available, from horse leaders and side walkers to administrative office help, property maintenance person, Handyman, volunteer coordinator, and grant writer

Wish List Items


Sponsor A Horse Help A Child
Here's How it works, pick one of our 12 lovable horses to sponsor by visiting our website at: www.faithetc.org, or give us a call at 912-728-3728. give a monthly* recurring gift of $200.00. Your monthly gift goes to care for "your" horse's feed, hay, farrier, annual health check ups.
All of the horses at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center are partners in the important work we do. By being a sponsor you help us to maintain these wonderful animals of which most are rescues or were unwanted. These horses have a new lease on life as productive members of the FETC team to help individuals in need. Join our team with a sponsorship today! visit our website for more information at www.faithetc.org

Office Supplies Educational Games Needed
Items needed, file folders, copy paper, ink for HP 564 all colors. Ink for Cannon printer all colors 220.
educational games for learning to count, math, speech would be very helpful

Medical Lift
We have received a medical lift to help mount participants in wheelchairs, but we now need the cradle for it. What we are looking for is a cradle for a sure hands lift. Maybe you or a loved one has one they don't need anymore. If so please contact us.

Horse Trailer Needed In Case Of Evacuations
Needed (1) 4 to 6 horse trailer with Gooseneck hitch. Can be a stock type slant load or an enclosed style.
We have one 4 horse trailer but need another in case of evacuations for hurricanes so we can haul all the herd at once. We have 9 horses and 3 ponies.