Hoof & Paw TRAC > Programs
At Hoof and Paw, each rider is evaluated with input from the student, parents or guardian, goals and objectives are established. Individualized lesson plans will be designed to reach the students goals. Goals are constantly updated to ensure the lessons continue tog press as the rider’s skills improve.
Riding lessons typically begin with the rider grooming the horse. This is an important part of the lesson because it provides the chance for bonding and trust to develop between the horse and the rider.
The mounted lessons usually starts with exercises to help loose and warm up the rider’s muscles. After warm-ups, the horsemanship skills are practiced by incorporating lessons with games and course work. To close the lesson the student will again groom the horse and assist in returning the riding equipment to the tack room.
Lessons are offered by appointment on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. You may call 336-764-9026 or 336-407-8609 for an appointment.
Rider’s Medical History and Physician’s Statement Form
Hoof and Paw TRAC is the training site for the Special Olympics Northern Piedmont Area equestrian program. Youth and adults with an intellectual disability are eligible to participate in Special Olympics.
Athletes selected are eligible to participate in the Special Olympics North Carolina Equestrian Championship held in October in Raleigh, NC.
SONC Training Schedule (Forsyth County)
|Tuesday||April 4, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||April 10, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||April 18, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||April 24, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||May 2, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||May 8, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||May 16, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||May 22, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||May 30, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||June 5, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||June 13, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||June 19, 2017||5:30pm-9:00pm|
|June 20-30, 2017||NO PRACTICE|
|Monday||July 10, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|July 11-31, 2017||NO PRACTICE|
|Tuesday||August 1, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||August 7, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|August 8-31, 2017||NO PRACTICE|
|Tuesday||September 5, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm||Only Athletes going to State|
|Monday||September 11, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm||Only Athletes going to State|
|Tuesday||September 19, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm||Only Athletes going to State|
|Monday||September 25, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm||Only Athletes going to State|
|Tuesday||September 26, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm||Only Athletes going to State|
|September 29-Oct 1, 2017||State Competition – Raleigh|
|Tuesday||October 10, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||October 16, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||October 24, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||October 30, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||November 7, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||November 13, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Tuesday||November 21, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Monday||November 27, 2017||6:00pm-9:00pm|
|November 28-30, 2017||NO PRACTICE|
|December 1-31, 2017||NO PRACTICE|
|January 1-31, 2018||NO PRACTICE|
|February 1-28, 2018||NO PRACTICE|
|March 1-31, 2018||NO PRACTICE|