SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program is dedicated to healing the body, mind and spirit and providing activities, where we educate the participant on life skills.  We promote awareness, by utilizing the interaction between humans and horses – on the ground or in the saddle.  Our participants can apply these skills in their lives, beyond the […]

Our Organization

At SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program we use Equine Assisted Activities to improve quality of life by healing, empowering  or improving life skills for kids and adults of all ages and level of ability. Our Classes have been formatted to serve community’s needs as: Therapeutic group and individual lessons for kids and adults with special needs […]


Contact us, if you want to support one of our equine heroes – spiritinfo@spiritequestrian.org Meet our horses here: Ellie is off the track thoroughbred mare. After a career of racing on the track with 2 wins, Ellie found her home with SPIRIT in the fall of 2020. Kind and sensible,  Ellie grows to be another […]

Our Horses


SPIRIT is a registered 501(c)(3) organization

EIN# 20-8492941

Our mission is to foster healing and to teach life skills through interactions between humans and horses.
What we stand for?

SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program embraces the principles of community, inclusivity and equality. SPIRIT values the uniqueness of all individuals and we are committed to the ongoing practices of listening, learning and growing. We will continue providing a welcoming and safe experience for everyone. SPIRIT wants to continue being an active part of the work that creates the compassionate society we envision.

Your support is making a difference

Vision of Sully Farm – Home4SPIRIT

If you are interested in Therapeutic Riding or EAL/Beginner Classes, please register with Fairfax County Park Authority:

Contact Frying Pan Farm Park at 2709 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171

• 703-437-9101

If you believe your youth, in the FCPS system, would benefit from the SPIRIT program, please contact your case manager.

For all other programs, or if you need more information, you can reach us at