Contra Costa 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 2 hours, once a week for 3–5 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.”


2 session options
All sessions run:  10:30am – 12:30pm

Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Ctr.
60 Don Gabriel Way
Orinda, CA 94563

Session 1: April: 19, 26, May 3, 10 (Wednesday)

Session 2: June: 6, 13, 20, 27 (Tuesday)

Workshops also available in Alameda County.

Contact Judy