FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 11 AM TO 1 PM
Hug & Groom is a unique opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy nature, discover more about horses, and better understand the impact that these magnificent mammals have on humankind. Playful mustangs, an elegant thoroughbred, and a big white mule are among those that you can meet, groom — and hug — at our monthly Hug & Groom event.
ALL ARE WELCOME.
Hug & Groom is Perfect for families, friends, and groups. Kids under 2 are Free.
Spaces fill up fast, so buy your tickets now. Click Here to Buy Hug & Groom Tickets at EventBrite
$25 per Ticket, Under 2 yrs old Free
REMAINING DATES FOR 2023:
September 3rd, October 1st, November 5th, December 3rd
MONTHLY HUG & GROOM HOSTED BY FREE REIN FOUNDATION
WHERE: Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center
PARKING: 6956 Ellis Street, Huntington Beach, CA
Fun for all – Open to the Public
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
*** ALL PROCEEDS GO TO FEEDING OUR RESCUED HORSES FOR THE NEXT MONTH ***
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Park your car off the Ellis Street entrance parking lot.
You will be directed to walk up through the field and up to the Free Rein Pastures.
Please note that the path to the pastures is hilly and not easy for strollers or wheelchairs.
Arrive at the Check in table at pasture gate (must buy tickets in advance)
A Free Rein volunteer will walk small groups through the main pasture and introduce you to our horses, our programs, and other events that are going on.
Spend time grooming, touching, and interacting with Free Rein rescued horses.
Learn more about our mission to help and heal humans and horses.
Be ready to have fun!
BE SURE TO:
Wear clothing and shoes suitable for dusty pastures.
Wear a hat and sunscreen.
Spaces fill up fast, so be sure to buy your tickets in advance.
$25 per Ticket, Under 2 years old FREE
AT THE EVENT:
Check-In Table is at the Free Rein pasture entrance.
4 to 8 horses participate in the event
All are rescue and therapy horses
Proceeds go to feed and care of the horses
Hug & Groom gifts and merchandise for sale help support Free Rein Foundation
Lots of Fresh air and sunshine
The event happens rain or shine – every first Sunday of the month
If you have any questions, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Free Rein volunteers will be there to guide you through the introductions.
There will be a limited number of people in each group so that everyone can interact with our horses safely.
PARKING & ENTRANCE:
6956 Ellis Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA
DOWNLOAD MAP: Hug and Groom Map
What is the Difference Between a HUG & GROOM and a FREE REIN TOUR?
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