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The Horse Boy Foundation currently offers scholarships to families living in Central Texas to attend weekly playdates at our headquarters in Elgin, TX free of charge. We also offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships to attend camps in both the USA and UK. Please read below to learn about how to apply for a scholarship and follow the instructions. You can also contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have further questions. 

Weekly Playdates 

Our weekly playdates last for up to three hours and are intended for families with a child on the autism spectrum under the age of 12. Playdates are intended for the whole family and siblings are not only welcome but actively encouraged to join in. Please  note that playdates are not intended as respite care and parents are expected to remain within an arms reach of their child at all times whilst on property. Activities on offer include horse riding, sensory work, small animal petting zoo, play equipment and educational games and treasure hunts. Playdates are free of charge for families living in Central Texas. If you do not currently reside in Central Texas please check our Practitioners pageractitioners page to find somebody near you. To apply for a scholarship please complete the following this form and we will be in touch to arrange a time for a taster session or notify you that you have been placed on our waiting list.
 

Teenage Group

Our teenage group is intended for persons on the autism spectrum between the ages of 13 and 16 and is free of charge to families living in Central Texas. If you have an older child please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about our young adult group. The teenage group takes place on a weekly basis and lasts for approximately 2 hours. Activities on offer include horse riding and light farm chores including caring for and feeding our exotic animals. Click here to find out more about some of the amazing animals who call Horse Boy home. Please note that our teenage group is not intended as respite care and parents are expected to remain on property at all times. To apply for a spot please fill out this form. We will then be in touch to schedule a taster session. 

 

Camps

The Horse Boy team runs a limited number of Horse Boy Camps in Texas each year.  Full and partial scholarships are available to families living in Central Texas. Spaces are extremely limited so we advice that you inquire early to avoid disappointment. Please note that camps are only available to families with a child on the autism spectrum or with a related condition under the age of 10. If you have an older child or young adult please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about our teenage (13 to 16) or young adult (17 to 25) group. Additionally camps are not intended as respite care and parents are expected to remain on site and actively involves in all activities at all times. To apply for a scholarship please fill out the following this form.

If you do not currently reside in central Texas and wish to know more about camps in your area please check out our Practitioner page or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.