come meet the horses!

Steady Strides provides equine-assisted psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and families.  Steady Strides has multiple locations and serves clients who reside in the following counties:

Douglas County, Arapahoe County, Elbert County, Adams County, Denver County

and in the following cities:

Parker, Aurora, Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Larkspur, Elizabeth, Franktown, Bennett, Elbert, and Kiowa

Equine therapy sessions provide an environment in which therapist, horse, and client work together to achieve treatment goals. The unique experiential nature of equine-assisted therapy can be especially helpful for clients who are not comfortable with or do not respond to traditional talk therapy.  So come visit us and take the first strides in your journey to health and healing!



Steady Strides sends an enormous "Thank You!" to Colorado Riding Academy, Lessons With Lisa, and Haven Ridge Equestrian Center for generously sharing their amazing horses and facilities. It is only through these invaluable partnerships that Steady Strides is able to offer life-changing horse therapy! 

Colorado Riding Academy offers riding lessons, summer camps, arena rental, trailer-in classes, and many horse activities for people of all ages! They are an energetic, creative, and friendly group and have a beautiful facility and wonderful horses. They are located in the Elizabeth/Elbert area. For more information, visit

Lessons with Lisa offers riding lessons, seat lessons, and rider fitness training in a quiet, relaxed and peaceful environment near Parker. Lisa and her horses are patient, kind teachers. Her lovely indoor arena is filled with natural light which creates a very serene atmosphere for horses and people alike.  Learn more at

Haven Ridge is a large, unique facility in a convenient location near Elizabeth/Parker. They offer boarding, training, and lessons in a variety of disciplines including western pleasure, barrel racing, dressage, hunter jumper, and eventing. Check out the websites for Haven Ridge and Carol Jones (trainer and owner of the therapy horses)

These wonderful partners and their very special horses are invested in supporting equine-assisted therapy work. Steady Strides cannot thank them enough for their support of the horse therapy program!