SRoL 1st Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser & EAP Demo – Sunday Oct 26th!

September 4th, 2014

Sunday, October 26th from 11am-3pm (Costume Parade after 3pm – Including the Horses)
Spring Reins of Life Fall Festival – Fundraiser and EAP Demo
Benefiting Veterans, At Risk Youth and Childhood Bereavement

Online RSVP Link / Driving Directions – CLICK HERE

Download Event Flier – CLICK HERE – SROL Fall Fundraiser-Demo FCF 10.26.14


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This event will be Spring Reins of Life’s First Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser & Open House Live Demonstration of EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for Veterans, At Risk Youth & Child Bereavement)

Youth working with a horse to get over a named obstacle...

Youth working with a horse to get over a named obstacle…

When:           Sunday, October 26th, 11:00am to 3:00pm


Where:         SPRING REINS of LIFE (501c3) Horses, Humans & Healing (at Foxx Creek Farm, 281 Longhill Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844) (Somerset County)



Photo Courtesy of Robert Stern, NY

Photo Courtesy of Robert Stern, NY

What:            Fall 2014 Fundraiser and Free Demonstration of EAP services!  Find out how PTSD and other forms of Trauma can be helped with the assistance of Horses. Come out for a fun day of activities & opportunities to support programming costs at SRoL ! Family friendly with activities for children, bake sale, crafts, prizes, games and a costume parade including the horses.


Have you ever ‘herd’ about Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP)?   

  • Did you know that EAP is a powerful experiential approach to resolving issues caused by severe trauma?
  • Did you know that EAP is a successful adjunct/alternative to talk therapy, offering some immediate results?
  • Did you know that EAP is so effective that it is applied as a short-term treatment intervention?
  • Did you know that EAP is now available in your area?

If you answered NO to any of the above and you are curious, we will show how horses provide powerful coping skills for trauma survivors, especially those who don’t want to “talk about it”.  There will be four separate demos with horses to illustrate: Intro to EAP, Military PTSD, At Risk Youth, and Childhood Bereavement and related issues of depression, anxiety, trauma, loss/grief, emotional triggers and more.




Why:              EAP is a fast growing field with marked results, yet because of its new-ness many people are unaware of how it works and why it is so effective.  We offer demonstrations to show the horses in action and to allow interested parties the chance to experience this innovative approach to solving problems; creatively, effectively, and quickly.  So if you are curious, save the date and join us.  Did you ever think that the missing link to solving some of life’s most complex problems just might be…a Horse!?



Details:         Rain or shine – large indoor arena so will begin at 11:00am

          • Catering Food-truck on-site (burgers, dogs, salad, soup, cider, etc.)

          • Wear casual attire (layers suggested) with closed toed shoes

          • Event is family friendly!

          • Come on out – there will be crafts, a bake sale, *used tack drive, games, prizes, a costume parade and more fun!

          • All EAP activities are ground based (un-mounted)

          • NO horse experience needed to participate

          • Activities for the Kids – Pumpkin purchase to paint (paints provided), Apple Hunt for Prize, Costume Parade and more…

          • Silent Auction items to bid on and a 50/50 raffle prize

See Spring Reins of Life on the PIX 11 Morning News on 9/19/14 with Lisa Mateo and the Dunkin Donuts “Studio on the Run” truck – CLICK HERE to see both video segments

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Need more information?  Contact Us:
347-886-2798 / /

Our next event at the farm with the horses present will not take place until Spring 2015 at our 2nd Annual Spring Festival Fundraiser & EAP Open House Demo. Dates will be posted late winter.


 *Hay! Do you Ride, Train or Compete with Horses? If you have any used tack or show clothes that are still in great condition, please consider donating items to our Used Tack Drive. We can trade in tack & apparel in exchange for feed /supplements for the horses which opens more funding towards programming costs. DIK receipts will be issued for estimated used value.

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