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 workshops for individuals, adults, and groups.
1. Complete the Application paperwork.
Send the application by email:
or by mail to Attn: Michelle Salazar, 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 placed in either the five week program or a 2 hour workshop.
4. Will be notified when to start.
Stand Up 2 Hour Class
This course is a basic introduction to horses and ground work. The parents will learn to groom and care for the horse from the ground. This class is designed for Veterans, agencies, schools or parents to refer their students to become acquainted with learning life skills from a horse.
Standing Tall 6 Week Class
This course is a comprehensive six 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.
Leadership Workshop for Youth
This is a workshop designed for youth to teach them skills that will help develop their leadership style. Date and time TBA/.
This workshop is designed for Veterans, individuals or groups who would like a private class. This is for individuals who are suffering from physical or emotional trauma who need a positive and safe environment to work on coping skills with the aid of our horses. This course will be instructed by Susan Greer-Day, Certified P.A.T.H. Instructor. These will be scheduled on as needed basis. Please contact Michelle Salazar at 931-200-2195 to schedule.
Our Classes are held at Wildwood Stables -
1450 Westchester Drive, Crossville, TN.
Class 1- Saturdays - March 21- April 25
Class 2 -Saturdays - May 2-30
Class 3- Thursdays -June 6 - July 18
Class 4 - Thursdays - July 9-August 13
Class 5- Saturdays -July 25- August 29
Class 6- Saturday - September 5 - October 11
Class 7 Saturday - October 17- November 20
The program is 100% FREE for participants!