Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center

Hidden Acres Mission Statement

We are dedicated to improving the minds, bodies, and spirits of children and adults with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges through the benefits of therapeutic riding and equine-assisted activities.

Upcoming Event

Sunday, May 23, 2021 Centennial Picnic Gala

We hope you can join us for our Centennial Picnic Gala on May 23, 2021 at Hidden Acres Farm, 45 Gabriel Drive, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

Covid-19 has us thinking outside the box and the farm is the perfect place for social distancing while enjoying a fun and exciting event. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative and elegant picnic vignettes…

Hidden Acres Farm is Celebrating Our 100th Anniversary Year and the 1st Decade as a Therapeutic Riding Center. Learn More

The farm is in a phased reopening with the new COVID-19 policies and procedures in place. All farm activities are by appointment only. Our dedicated staff will be caring for our herd and we will update on changes as they occur.  Our best wishes to all for your health and safety at this difficult time. We will be responding to emails.

Our Programs

Therapeutic Riding
This program may be appropriate for children and adults working toward physical, educational, social, emotional or sensory goals.
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Unmounted Horsemanship
This course focuses on participants gaining skills related to horse care and handling as well as stable upkeep.
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Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)
The focus of equine-assisted learning is on life skills development. Participants may take part in many of the same equine activities as above whether ground work, riding or carriage driving.
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Therapeutic Carriage Driving
Therapeutic Carriage Driving may consist of ground driving, carriage driving, or both. Participants learn to bond and connect with their equine partner and communicate clearly through rein and voice aids.
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Contact Us

Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center
45 Gabriel Drive
Naugatuck, CT 06770