Let’s Get Started!

Applications for 2023 riding season are now available . Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis.

All five forms of the application must be completed and MAILED to us in the same envelope in order for us to schedule a student.


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

MAIL your completed application to us with the $15 registration fee made payable to Shining Stars.

THERAPEUTIC RIDING : Horsemanship classes for special-needs students. 45 minute weekly class per session, $30.00 per class. Benefits physical, emotional, mental, and social abilities.

THERAPEUTIC CART DRIVING: Students learn to groom, harness and drive the carriage. This class is a wonderful, hands on opportunity for students of any age and ideal for a student who cannot mount a horse for various reasons, such as size, weight, or confinement to a wheelchair. 45 minute class per session.  $30 per class. For class dates contact Lynn Redden  at 585-259-4013.

EQUINE CONNECTION: Unmounted, group classes that promote confidence and empowerment as students work together to partner with and train their horses.  45 minute class per session.  $30 per class. For class dates contact Rachel Stoner at rachel@sstrmail.org or 717-357-2774

STARS & STRIPES:  Comfortable setting provides veterans from any era the opportunity to re-energize their lives with a variety of horse-related activities. This program includes horseback riding, natural horsemanship, cart driving and more.  Call Brandy Crago at 717-451-9509 for more information.

SILVER STARS: Therapeutic classes for the elderly can include grooming, harnessing, and cart driving.