Sunday, May 28, 2017

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

SPIRIT invites veterans (individual or with families to meet SPIRIT Herd tomorrow at 5 PM at Frying Pan Farm Park.
Please, park in front of indoor ring and walk to the barn behind it, or meet us at 6 PM at warm up ring right to indoor.
Bring proof of your service and SPIRIT will surprise you with intro Horsemanship for Heroes and special program for toddlers. Register by reaching Spirit at spiritoep@gmail.com
Looking forward to seeing you!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Summer plans

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Summer 2017

We have a surprise!

After months of transition, which is still ongoing process, SPIRIT is ready for the first Summer at the Frying Pan Farm Park
First things first - Make up 2 weeks ahead!
Spring Class is over, today May 25th. Next two weeks make up lessons available at the same day and time as your usual lesson was scheduled. Reach us atspiritoep@gmail.com to claim your attendance or if you have any questions.
Therapeutic Riding Classes continue
during June & July
Families and riders did not like an idea to wait until August, so here is the plan :
  • For riders below 12 years, suggestion is that you choose Saturday 10 or 11 AM lessons
  • For riders older than 12, there are Monday and Thursday opportunity to have lessons at 6 and at 7 PM
  • Slots will be filled as you claim your interest
  • Next two weeks until June 12th we have make up time for our Spring Class
  • Summer plans start at the week of June 12 and last until Park Classes in August 7th
  • It is 8 weeks total. To register you should pay for 4 lessons, $88 each (Daily riding pass included ) and pay by PayPal total of $351,00 and instead Donation, make sure that you put Summer TR program for …(name of the kid)
  • You can use your prepaid lessons during the 8 weeks period, and you can purchase more if you need once when you use them all by just adding payments and claiming your spot in SCHEDULE
  • You can use shared doc above and add students name at the day and time you want or reach Office directly spiritoep@gmail.com with same information.
  • Please let us know if you have any questions.
Summer Camps All About Horses
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For Wednesday class riders, a chance to stay with Spirit during the Summer If you want to register - Contact Frying Pan Farm Park at 2709 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171 • 703-437-9101 or e-mail to

Women's Empowerment Group with the Horses
Ioana Marcus & Spirit Open Equestrian invite you
Come play, explore, connect, and dream big this summer!
We invite to two women's groups focused on reconnecting with yourself, your body, your power, and your dreams.
Learn from the wisest teachers, Spirit horses.
Group A. Equine assisted therapy and growth
Dates: Sundays June 11, June 25, July 9, & July 23 from 10:00am-11:45am
Facilitator: Dr. Ioana Marcus, LPC, Gestalt Equine Therapist
Guest: Amy Tatsumi, LPC, & Qoya facilitator

Group B: Mounted growth for women
Dates: June 18, July 2, July 16 & July 30 from 10:00am-11:45am
Facilitator: Davorka Suvak, Spirit Equestrian Founder, Therapeutic Riding Instructor & Life Coach

To register click HERE

Equine Assisted Learning students (EAL group)
All existing EAL students and new ones should renew or purchase riding pass in June and attend minimum of 2 and no maximum daily activity sessions at Spirit.
Morning Camp time 9-12, Mon and Thur 5-8,Sat 9-12

Please contact spiritoep@gmial.com if you have any questions

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Thank you for being a member of Spirit Family and looking forward to seeing you this Summer
Have a great Summer of 2017

Spirit Team and Dada



Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ioana Marcus & Spirit Open Equestrian invite you
Come play, explore, connect, and dream big this summer!

We invite to two women's groups focused on reconnecting with yourself, your body, your power, and your dreams.
Learn from the wisest teachers, Spirit horses.

Group A. Equine assisted therapy and growth
Dates: Every other Sunday- Sundays June 11, June 25, July 9, & July 23 from 10:00am-11:45am
Facilitator: Dr. Ioana Marcus, LPC, Gestalt Equine Therapist
Co-facilitator: Janet Greider
Guest: Amy Tatsumi, Qoya facilitator and trauma therapist

Group B: Mounted growth for women
Dates: June 18, July 2, July 16 & July 30 from 10:00am-11:45am
Facilitator: Davorka Suvak, Spirit Equestrian Founder, Therapeutic Riding Instructor & Coach

Only 12 seats available.
RSVP early due to limited seats
Fees: $75/ Group session
Group A OR B: $299.00/ all sessions
Groups A AND B: $550.


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Summer Camp All About Horses with SPIRIT Team @Frying Pan Farm Park

For young horse loving girls and boys - Some spots available for All about Horses Camps at Frying Pan Farm Park. To register, call 703-437-9101 (Visitor Center) or e-mail FCPAFryingPanVisitorCenter@fairfaxcounty.gov

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mother's Day

To our moms, to all wonderful moms we meet at Spirit, to all strong, dedicated ladies who support Spirit (it makes them moms of all children we serve), to all moms of furry four legged family members, with paws or hooves Happy Mother's Day

Friday, May 12, 2017

Rained out :(

Just too much water in the fields and all over the Park.
Indoor has event this week end.
All activities canceled
Stay dry, please

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Let's make it work today!

Confusing forecast, but no thunderstorms.
Let's make it happen today for our riders
See you at 5, EAL students and volunteers and we shall just go into the indoor ring :)
Thank you for making Spirit work
Dada

Friday, May 5, 2017

Saturday alert

Saturday alert!
Park equestrian on line calendar says that there is an event tomorrow, so we can not use indoor ring. There are possible scattered thunderstorms predicted at 10 and 11 :(
Also board at the entrance of the Park claims only May 13th event.
Hard to make decision
Please, forgive me but have to cancel lessons in this situation.
For EAL students, volunteers, please make a smart decision and if you come there is always things to be done at the Farm.
Have great week end!

Fridays in May

Friday PM 5-7 EAL program and Time for Veterans at SPIRIT!