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How to Apply

If you are interested in participating in one or more of our programs, please follow these steps. A staff person will contact you once we receive your packet or form to arrange a visit to the farm. If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 508-744-6774.

To provide the highest quality experiences, we limit the number of participants in each program so apply early to reserve your place. Note that we often have a waiting list. To be added to it, please complete these steps:

  1. Fill out our online Participant Packet for all programs other than City to Saddle and Horse Tales.

  2. No matter which program you or your child will be attending at Horse SenseAbility, review our Participant Manual and sign the Participant Manual Statement of Completion before you start.

  3. If your child will be participating in therapeutic riding lessons, send our Physician Statement to your doctor to fill out and return before you or your child can do any mounted activities. In the future, you will need to provide a standard school/camp physical on an annual basis.

Apply for programs
2022 Summer

Program Fees
As of 1/1/24

Note that pre-payment is required once a participant is added to our schedule.

Horse SenseAbility does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status in its activities or operations.

2024 Summer Calendar
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Program fees
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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel, refunds and make-ups are not provided. Once you sign up for lessons, we reserve that spot specifically for you and cannot fill it even though you are absent. If you are unable to attend a regularly scheduled lesson, please notify us as soon as possible by calling 508-744-6774, texting 508-306-8954 or sending an email to

  • If Horse SenseAbility cancels, all reasonable attempts will be made to notify you in a timely manner. In the case of such a cancellation, we will schedule a make-up lesson. 

  • If the weather is inclement, Horse SenseAbility will conduct an unmounted session instead of riding if possible. If the Dover-Sherborn Public Schools cancel or delay due to weather, we will offer a refund. 


How do I request financial support?

To request financial support, please fill out and submit our online Scholarship Application for consideration by our Board of Directors. In addition, ask us about foundations and state agencies who may provide individual assistance.

Do you offer recreational riding lessons?

Traditional recreational riding lessons are available on a limited basis for family members of current participants. For more information about schedules, rates and fees, please contact us

Do you bill insurance companies?

Horse SenseAbility does not bill insurance companies. However, we will gladly provide a receipt for therapeutic riding and horsemanship lessons that you can submit for reimbursement to your insurance company.

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