Category Archives: Programs

Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy Program for Kids & Adults Hippotherapy is a physical, occupational or speech and language therapy treatment strategy that utilizes equine movement. Hippotherapy literally means "treatment with the help of the horse" from the Greek word, "hippos" meaning horse. Hippotherapy is the first program that Kathy and Bill Hamm began with in 1999.  They utilized this…
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Equine Assisted Therapy

Equine Assisted Therapy (EAP) is a professional field in which horses are used as a tool for emotional growth and learning. EAP gives people the ability to have therapy outside the walls of the therapist office. Clients are more apt to talk about problems to an animal while they are performing an activity given to…
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Silver Linings

Silver Linings   A program coming soon! Silver Linings is a new program designed to assist seniors and families coping with Dementia and the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease as well as seniors living with physical impairments. Couples can participate together or as individuals in a unique program that harnesses the healing power of older…
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Veterans

Veterans Programs Kathy Hamm, the Executive Director of DCTC, is an Army Spouse. So she knows – first hand – the challenges that can come with being a military family.  That’s why we at DCTC are passionate about supporting Military Service Members, Veterans, and their families. No matter which branch of service you served in,…
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New Beginnings

New Beginnings New Beginnings is a program coming soon, which is a program that will offer inmates new job skills & a new life while working and training with horses. While there may be some people who believe that inmates cannot, or should not be rehabilitated, returning them back to civilian life in a productive…
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Training Programs

First Steps First Steps is a new program designed to assist owners of untrained horses.  This will be a new program we are starting at our facility, hopefully launching by the end of this  year.  Our trainers  Johnny Leverett,  Abigail Corless, who has a four year degree in Equestrian Studies, along with John Vaughn will…
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Riding Programs

Riding Programs & Clubs for Kids, Adults & Seniors Studies show that youths who learnt horsemanship skills showed better decision-making, thinking, communicating, goal-setting and problem solving skills. Working with horses helped them develop values and life skills that they transfer to their everyday life. In addition kids gained more Confidence, Leadership Skills, Compassion, Patience and…
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Education

Our Center provides emergency relief, shelter, care, rehabilitation and foster and adoption services for abused, abandoned, and unwanted horses, as well as educates the community on the link between animal abuse and domestic violence. The Horse Sanctuary, a program of Dream Catcher Therapy Center, offers horses a second chance to be cared for, nurtured, and…
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Hay Bank

Hay Bank   Hay bank Application (Click Link Above to Fill Out the Hay Bank Application) To Lori*, her horses were family, not just an expensive hobby or sport. In fact few, if any of her 5 horses were actually ridden. Two were aged mares that she had cared for once her mother had become unable to. The…
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Birthday Parties

We also offer a packages for Birthday Parties, Corporate Retreats and other events! Please contact us to find out more! (970) 323-5400
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