Alameda County Programs

Connected Horse is excited to expand its powerful Workshops with Horses and Humans, based on research conducted at UC Davis and Stanford Universities, to benefit people with early stage dementia their care partners.

  • Workshops are between 2 to 3 and 1/2 hours, once a week for 2–5 weeks.
  • No prior experience with horses necessary to participate.
  • Participants will be engaging with horses from the ground, no riding.
  • All participants must be ambulatory and willing to participate together.
  • There is no fee to participate, donations accepted.


“This was a life changing experience that gave me hope just when I really needed it.”
“Relax and just enjoy a new experience together.”



4 session options
All Sessions run: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Five Star Equestrian Center
7220 Johnston Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Session 1: March: 12, 19, 26 (Sunday)

Session 2: April 16, 23, 30 (Sunday)

Session 3: May 7, 21, June 4 (Sunday)

Session 4: June 11,18, 25 (Sunday)

Workshops also available in Contra Costa County.

Contact Judy