Professional Referral Information and Form

The Goal of Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center is to empower those we serve through equine partnerships and ranch experiences.  We are a nonprofit organization offering equine assisted activities to individuals at no charge with physical, emotional, social or cognitive diagnosis or challenges.  Consideration for services at Swiftsure Ranch starts with a licensed professional recommending an individual for our services.

Role of Referring Specialist

As the referring specialist, you are referring an individual to experience services offered by Swiftsure Ranch.  Swiftsure Ranch is a beautiful therapeutic equestrian center whose focus is to support the specific needs of individuals with disabilities and challenges through equestrian activities such as learning riding skills, horsemanship and ranch care.

All of the Instructors at Swiftsure Ranch are certified therapeutic riding instructors through PATHIntl. and have experience utilizing equestrian activities to support individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive or social needs.  We may contact the referring specialist for more information so we can create the best possible program for the individual you are referring.

To be considered for the program, the individual you are referring must be at least 4 years of age and have all paperwork completed.  Paperwork includes a New Participant Form completed by the individual, parent or caregiver and the Professional Referral Form completed by a licensed professional working with the individual.  If eligibility is for a physical disability or challenge, a licensed physician must be one of the referring specialists.

To maintain eligibility for the Swiftsure program all participants will be required to submit an annual updated Professional Referral Form.

Swiftsure has the right to provide alternate services other than mounted activities if there are any safety concerns for the participant, instructor, equine or volunteers.

Lessons at Swiftsure are one hour once a week during our summer, fall, winter and spring sessions.  We have limited resources so lesson availability is filled in order of need.

Please call if you have any questions.  Thank you for your referral!

Once this form is completed, you may:

  • Drop it off (114 Calypso Lane Bellevue, ID 83313)
  • E-mail (lisa@swiftsureranch.org)
  • Mail (114 Calypso Lane Bellevue, ID 83313)
  • Fax (208-788-0259)

If you have any questions regarding this application, give Lisa Scales (Program Manager) a call at 208.578.9111. We look forward to having you ride with us at Swiftsure Ranch!

Referring Professional Packet & Application Form