In a time when video games and cell phones socially isolate our youth, they miss out on developing social skills which will help them be more successful in life. Our program is designed to promote trust, friendships and foster healthy relationships within their families and the community. We encourage our students to set goals and achieve their full potential.
Students will receive a Standing Tall T-shirt that is to be worn every week. We will also provide beverages and snacks.
Our programs and activities are totally free. Currently, our target group is for youth ages seven and up. Parents may enroll their children by giving us a call or email. We will send an application for you to complete or you can download the forms needed below. We also offer two hour Horse 101 workshops for individuals, adults, and groups.
1. Complete the Application paperwork.
Send the application by email:
or by mail to Attn: Michelle Cannon, President, 116 Flossmoor Circle, Crossville, TN 38558.
2. Standing Tall Staff will call parent/guardian for an Intake Screening/Needs Assessment,
3. Student will be notified when to start,
Stand Up 2 Hour Class
This course is a basic introduction to horses and groundwork. This class is designed for Veterans, agencies, schools, or parents to refer their students to become acquainted with learning life skills from a horse. This program will be available soon.
Standing Tall 5Week Class
This course is a comprehensive five-week course developed to introduce life skills with the help of our horses. Parents may sign their children up for the course. For more info and placement, contact Michelle Salazar, President at 931-200-2195. These dates are subject to change.
Session One- Saturday, March 20 - April 24
Session Two - Saturday, May 1 - June 5th
Session Three, Thurs., May 27 - July 1
Session Four, Thurs., July 8 - August 12
Session Five, Saturday, August 21- September 25
Standing Tall -Living in Excellence Program
iThis is a seven-week faith-based life skills program for adults. Each life skills has a biblical reference. A parenting class and financial responsibility are included in this program. Participants interact and ride horses forming a bond of trust and love. This class is by appointment only suitable for groups.
Our Classes are held at The Standing Tall Workshop and Arena across from Wildwood Stables -
1450 Westchester Drive, Crossville, TN.
The 2021 Schedule
Saturday - March 20- April 24th
Saturday - May 1 - June 5th
Thurs. - May 27- July 1st
Thurs. - July 8 - August 12
Saturday, August 21- September 25
The program is 100% FREE for participants!