CHAPS Equine Assisted Services is dedicated to helping individuals in our community learn, grow and
heal through Equine Assisted Services. Our goal is to serve all who come to us. CHAPS works with
people with a variety of diagnoses; from autism to PTSD and many in between.
Sheridan Chamber of Commerce Key Service Award Nominee - 2018
Best of Sheridan Award - Social Services Organization Winner - 2019
Youth Mentorship Program
Youth aged 12-15 will learn about horses, horsemanship and equine assisted services.
Time commitment is 2-3 hours per week. Students will be required to apply and interview
for the program. Students will also be required to submit a final project discussing what they
learned and how they think they may apply the skills learned in their future.
Download Application Here
CHAPS Presents A Day at the Races! June 12, 2022 1pm
Sheridan County Fairgrounds
This year we are offering 1/2 mile and 1/4 mile races for standard riding horses, donkeys/mules and draft horses.
Come root for your favorite horse/rider combo. $5 gate fee. Place "bets" on your favorite for a chance to win great prizes.
Deadline to register to race is May 20, 2022
Race Riders Click Here to Register
5th Annual Tournament of Knights - July 30, 2022
Renaissance Faire, petting zoo, children's activities, food
Joust featuring the Knights of Mayhem
Seeking Vendors/Artisans for the Faire - Click here for the vendor application
Pony Prevention in Collaboration with UpRising - TBD
This is a children's program developed by CHAPS and UpRising to help youth understand key concepts
that can lower their risk of abuse and exploitation. Participants will take part in a 2.5 hour experience where they
will interact with horses and play fun games that build their skills and understanding of Consent, Healthy Boundaries
Healthy/Unhealthy Relationships and Identifying Red Flags.
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