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Ohio Horsepark


Ohio Horse Park, founded in 1995, is located halfway between Portsmouth and Ironton on Highway 52. The horse park is an academic division of Ohio University Southern. The park is a center of learning and opportunity for Ohio University students and the general public.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED AT THE OHIO HORSE PARK
Ohio University Southern is seeking volunteers to assist at the Center for Therapeutic Riding Center located at the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Learn more...

HORSE RIDING LESSONS AT THE OHIO HORSE PARK
Sign up today for Horse Riding Lessons at the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
Call: 740.354.9347 to schedule lessons! Learn more...

Our Ohio Horse Park has…
Almost 200 acres
2 classrooms
The main barn
The therapy barn
Indoor arena for college classes
Small indoor arena for therapeutic riding
Outdoor arena
2 labs

Ohio Horse Park offers academic and extra curricular opportunities.
Equine Studies Program offering an Associate Degree in Equine Studies, three national intercollegiate riding teams (hunt seat, dressage, and western), and hosts intercollegiate team shows. The OHP offers opportunities to gain valuable experience in areas of employment in the equine industry which currently generates 100 billion dollars of the gross national product.

Our Students…
Intern at equine businesses throughout a multi-state area and earn equine field experience by participating and working to produce local, state, regional, and national events.

Our Horses…
Represent a variety of breeds from Arabians to European Warmbloods Compete in local, regional, national, and intercollegiate events and are specially trained to provide therapeutic riding experiences for challenged riders OHP provides horse experiences for school children and summer camp participants.

The Ohio Horse Park also reaches out to serve the surrounding communities.
Premier accredited therapeutic riding center, Summer camps for disadvantaged children, and Field trips for public school students. Riding lessons are available to the public.
OHP also provides a place for local organizations to hold events and hosts nationally recognized events, such as National Barrel Horse Association shows.

If you have any questions about the Ohio Horse Park please contact:
Kelly Hall
740.354.9347
hallk@ohio.edu

Other Contact information:
OH01 District Director
Pete Ward
3barrels@roadrunner.com

OUS Western Team
Bradie Chapman
740.354.9347
Kelly Hall
740.354.9347
hallk@ohio.edu
 
Llama Festival
Diana Lewis
740.886.7086
Ohioriverllama@aol.com

Lawrence Co. 4-H
Laura Murphy
740.533.4322
Kelly Adams
740.574.6373
kyadams@collins-cc.k12.oh.us
 
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