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"Horses and Hikers for Healing": A Scavenger Hunt

06-03-2019 05:42 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Berkshire HorseWorks

Berkshire HorseWork's 2nd Annual "Horses and Hikers for Healing':  a Scavenger Hunt and Hoedown open to all ages. Register now!

Berkshire HorseWork's 2nd Annual "Horses and Hikers for Healing': a Scavenger Hunt and Hoedown open to all ages. Register now!

Barbecue and Hoedown to Follow/ $100 hidden on trail

Richmond, MA May, 22nd 2019 — Calling all families, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts to register for the 2nd annual Scavenger Hunt: “Horses and Hikers for Healing” hosted by Berkshire HorseWorks, Saturday, June 22, All proceeds will go towards funding EAGALA Model Equine Assisted Psy- chotherapy, life skill development, and team building programs for children, families, and veterans with mental health and behavioral challenges. Our horses (and donkeys) involved in this programming, will be there to inspire you as you solve clues along the way. But no worries, you don’t have to touch them if that’s not your thing!
The Scavenger Hunt will be held at Berkshire HorseWorks ranch (101 Patton Road, Richmond, MA) and will kick off at 10:00 am. Clues will be hidden throughout the 7 acres of nature trails, paddocks, natural pond, and gardens. The walk is gentle and easily navigated by all generations! The 10 clues will be a combination of Berkshire fun facts and horse trivia. Special awards will be given to the first three teams who solve all clues in the fastest time. Capture your best Cowgirl/Cowboy look... Post it on Instagram with hashtag #berkshire_hw by Saturday, June 1st in order to be eligible to win $100 hidden on the trail! The team that finds it first takes it home!!! A BBQ/ HOEDOWN will immediately follow.
“This event is an opportunity to invite our neighbors, other Berkshire resi- dents and those visiting for the weekend to enjoy the outdoors and become part of our 5th Anniversary celebration. We have served over 750 residents

since opening our doors and we truly love the work we do. We are grateful to our neighbors who have supported us all these years and invite anyone who is interested to learn more and become engaged in the mission,” shared Hayley Sumner, Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit.

REGISTER TODAY by calling (413) 698-3700 or by emailing info@berk- Registration is $35 for individuals, $55 for fami- lies of five, and includes the scavenger hunt and BBQ/Hoedown. The Hoedown will begin at 12:00 PM. Tickets are also available for hoedown only and can be purchased the day of the event: children (12 and under) $10, adults $25, and families of five $50. Everyone can look forward to live music, a barbecue lunch catered by Smokey Sweet BBQ with ice cream from SoCo Creamery, face painting, and other family friendly activities.
For further questions or information on how to register or become a spon- sor, contact Hayley Sumner at (310) 488-9777 or at info@berkshirehorse-
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Berkshire HorseWorks™, a 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation, is part of the international EAGALA network providing Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) and Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) to at-risk youth, veterans, active duty, their families and corporations. Experiential, highly effective, and rooted in evidence-based practices, EAP treats a broad array of mental and behavioral challenges. EAL incorporates Equine Assisted Team building by partnering with school districts, local businesses, and international corporations to enhance personal development and reinforce group dynamics in the workplace. Services are offered seven days a week during individual sessions, workshops and wellness retreats. Through the power of horses, Berkshire HorseWorks™ provides the tools to cope, challenge, communicate, heal, lead, empathize and thrive in today’s world.

Berkshire HorseWorks
101 Patton Rd
Richmond, MA 01254

Executive Director: Hayley Sumner
Phone: (413) 698-3700

Event Coordinator: Alain (AJ) Morrissette
Phone: (413) 441-8848

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