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Our Mission to improve the mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing of people and horses by bringing them together for mutual benefit. Our programs offer learning experiences that foster strength through compassion, wisdom through knowledge, and wellness through wholeness.

Experiential Learning

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We offer equine assisted development in the form of Teambuilding and Leadership Training, as well as Personal Development, with horses as learning facilitators.

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Horsemanship Education

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We offer science-based horsemanship information for all riders. Our goal is to replace forceful training methods with empathy, knowledge, and skill.

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Rescue & Rehabilitation

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We rescue and rehabilitate "problem" horses by compassionately re-educating them, healing their bodies, and giving them a new vocation and purpose.

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Join Our Team!

handsEquestrian Arts Foundation is looking for a few dedicated individuals who are interested in being a part of our vision.  If you have time and/or expertise that you would like to contribute, we would love to hear from you!  Contact Us.

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Maria Elizabeth Smith

EAF President / Founder

(937) 554-4116

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Maria Elizabeth Smith

Equestrian Arts Foundation