Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Better safe than sorry, stay at home and be safe
No lessons tonight. Sorry

Thursday, June 23, 2016

T-storms, again :(

T-storms predicted tonight. No activities tonight.
Be safe and see you Saturday :)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

EAT professional needed :)

Spirit Open Equestrian is looking for part-time equine assisted therapist to work with children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health diagnoses. 
Position will be based on contractual agreement, and offers great opportunities for creating a private practice with your population of your choice. 
Ideal candidates have a master's degree in a mental health related field (counseling, social work, psychology/ PsyD) equine assisted/ facilitated psychotherapy training, supervision, and a minimum of one year experience. LPC residents are welcome to apply, and can be supervised by a qualified LPC supervisor with EAP experience. Ideal candidates have an excellent ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently, are active and invested in their professional growth, and seek a healthy family like environment for their professional endeavors.
For additional questions, feel free to contact spiritoep@gmail.com

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

New Camp added for this summer

Great news!
Instructors, Assistants, EAL students, Volunteers
We have been approved for one more camp this summer!
Get ready for camp at week of August 8th All About Horses at Frying Pan Farm Park.
Riding time and hands on lessons about horsemanship with SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program Team.
Summer Camps and Classes- to register -contact Frying Pan Farm Park at 2739 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171 • 703-437-9101

T-storms seson

Thunderstorms on our way.
No activities tonight 
Stay safe 😊

Friday, June 17, 2016

Riding pass sale!

Important for EAL students, TR riders who plane to ride Saturdays or out of Park Classes
10% OFF for new pass holders
*15% OFF for returning pass holders
Pass sale runs now through July 15, 2016
Regular price $200

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thunderstorms with lightening

All activities canceled today Thursday 6/16
Stay safe and see you Saturday

Sunday, June 5, 2016

No TR make up lessons Monday and Tuesday

Sue, our instructor has private emergency situation, and we have to cancel TR Make up lessons for Monday and Tuesday.
Stay in touch and sign in for Summer class

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Welcome Toney - new Instructor at Spirit!

Founder and Owner of Equestrian Arts Institute, program in NC, Toney Massinoplegraduated, with honors, from Morven Park International Equestrian Institute (Leesburg, VA). Morven Park is one of the top equestrian facility in the US. Toney has competed through Intermediate Level eventing, while schooling all the Advanced level efforts. Toney has successfully competed through Prix St. Georges and has schooled all the Grand Prix movements. Toney has taught students through Preliminary Eventing, pony club riders and disabled riders.
Toney use to teach intermediate and advanced students, as well coaches the Senior Eventing Team and the higher level Junior Eventing Team.
Toney is going to teach EAL classes, and new program - Spirit Equestrian Arts for limited group of adults and advanced EAL students,
Welcome Toney!