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Monthly “Hug & Groom” 

 First Sunday of Every Month from 11 am to 1 pm

  • January 2nd
  • February 6th
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd
  • May 8th
  • June 5th
  • July 3rd
  • August 7th
  • September 4th
  • October 2nd
  • November 6th
  • December 4th

***Limited Space***

Limited Space!! Snacks included + Water

Come & Learn & Hug & Groom our Horses
Hosted by Free Rein Foundation

  • 8 horses participate in the event
  • All are rescue and therapy horses
  • Proceeds go to feeding the horses
  • Free snacks and fruit
  • Hug & Groom gifts and merchandise for sale
  • Fresh air and sunshine
  • Masks optional
  • The event happens rain or shine – every first Sunday of the month
  • All parking at Ellis St parking lot (follow signs and arrows)

****Playful Mustangs, a feisty thoroughbred, and a big white mule among others you may meet and hug at this event

Tickets: $20 Adults, Kids 3-14 $18, Under 2 yrs old Free

**ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CARE AND FEEDING OF RESCUED HORSES**

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Our volunteers will be there guiding you through the introductions!
  • There will be a limited number of people in each group so that everyone can interact with our horses safely.

WHERE: Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center
PARKING: 6956 Ellis Street, Huntington Beach, CA

Fun for all – Open to the Public

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.
  • The path is hilly and not easy for strollers.
  • Wear clothing and shoes for dusty pasture.
  • Checkin table at pasture gate (must buy in advance)

REGISTRATION: click here

AT EVENT: Check-In table is at the entrance.

Strollers and Wheelchairs are difficult to bring up the trail–just be prepared!

If you have any questions, please reply here or just email us at info@freereinfoundation.org.

RAIN OR SHINE WE WILL BE THERE!!

Register on Eventbrite below.

Advanced registration is required. Limited to the first 20 people who sign up.

Info + Registration: Hug & Groom Collection

Time: 11am to 1pm

2022 Dates:

  • January 2nd
  • February 6th
  • March 6th
  • April 3rd
  • May 8th
  • June 5th
  • July 3rd
  • August 7th
  • September 4th
  • October 2nd
  • November 6th
  • December 4th

Hosted by Free Rein Foundation

at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center & Free Rein Foundation

Parking, Entrance, and Activities 6956 Ellis Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA

DOWNLOAD MAP BELOW

Hug and Groom Map 2021

FAQs What is the Difference Between a HUG & GROOM and a Free Rein Tour?

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walk for horses march 5

2nd Annual Walk For Horses March 5, 2022

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Walk For Horses

March 5, 2022

  • Get Outdoors and walk the “hidden gem” of Hungtonton Beach: The Equestrian Center
  • Meet the Rescued Horses of Free Rein Foundation and learn how these amazing animals heal humans-big and small through Equine Assisted Therapy programs.
  • Take a walk with your family and make a difference in your community by participating in a charity program that works with kids, Vets, and adults right here in Southern California!
  • Get Your Nature Journal with Activities for Kids and learn about one of the hottest tours in town: The Eco Nature Tour!
  • Enjoy Food, Drinks, Activities, and meet your neighbors!

Register Here: https://bit.ly/Walk4Horses2021

  • Early Bird until Feb 1st $30 per person
  • $40 after 10/1
  • $45 at the gate
  • Kids 6-10 $20
  • Kids under 5 are FREE
  • We will contact you for Tshirt size

2nd Annual: Walk For Horses

Walk for Horses 2021

2nd Annual Walk For Horses October 23

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Walk For Horses

October 23, 2021

  • Get Outdoors and walk the “hidden gem” of Hungtonton Beach: The Equestrian Center
  • Meet the Rescued Horses of Free Rein Foundation and learn how these amazzing animals heal humans-big and small through Equine Assisted Therapy programs.
  • Take a walk with your family and make a difference in your community by participating in a charity program that works with kids, Vets, and adults right here in Southern California!
  • Get Your Nature Journal with Activities for Kids and learn about one of the hottest tours in town: The Eco Nature Tour!
  • Enjoy Food, Drinks, Activities, and meet your neighbors!

Register Here: https://bit.ly/Walk4Horses2021

  • Early Bird until 10/1 $30 per person
  • $40 after 10/1
  • $45 at the gate
  • Kids 6-10 $20
  • Kids under 5 are FREE
  • We will contact you for Tshirt size

Holiday Boutique and National Day of the Horse

Come and Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Holiday Boutique and National Day of the Horse Celebration
At the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center

Food | Fun | Activities | Horses | Christmas Gifts
Clothing | Jewelry | Candles | Unique Boutique Vendors

And Horse CELEBRATIONS

Saturday, December 14th from 11AM to 3PM
Parking and Event are at
6956 Ellis Avenue, HB CA 92648

Register to win prizes!

DATE:  Saturday, December 14, 2019

Time: 11am to 3pm

RSVP

Hosted by Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center & Free Rein Foundation

Parking, Entrance,and Activities 6956 Ellis Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA

NATIONAL DAY OF THE HORSE

NATIONAL DAY OF THE HORSE – December 14, 2019

at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center

National Day of the Horse is observed annually  to celebrate the horse!

National Day of the Horse encourages people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history and character of the United States.

The domesticated horse we know today, also known as Equus caballus was introduced into North America by Spanish explorers. Escaped horses eventually spread across the American Great Plains.

Free Rein Foudnation will be holding it Annual Holiday Boutique and the

Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center is celebrating with horse events, activities, and fun!

DATE: December 14, 2019

Time: 11am to 3pm

RSVP

Hosted by Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center & Free Rein Foundation

Parking, Entrance,and Activities 6956 Ellis Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA

Summer Classic Grand Prix Gala

SOLD OUT!

Fourth Annual Summer Classic Grand Prix Gala, benefiting Free Rein Foundation.

Featured Events, Not to Miss!

  • $15,000 Grand Prix Jumper Competition
  • Action-packed speed, Agility & Nail Biting Show Jumping
  • Dinner by Cyntha Brooks Distinctive Catering
  • Live Auction with Once in a Lifetime Experiences
  • Live Performance Templeton Thompson

DATE

Saturday, August 11, 2018
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM