Contact with horses and dogs is exceptionally therapeutic in helping people overcome the typical relationship problems that are experienced by drug users and by those who are marginalized by society. At the same time, both the stables and the dog kennels enable the young people of San Patrignano to learn a profession and offer their services outside the community.
The community’s riding club organizes riding lessons for all levels from beginners to competitive riders, and it offers boarding for horses, ensuring that the animals are taken care of and fully assisted.
With regard to the kennels, as well as looking after animals that do not have an owner, it also breeds Labradors for sale. The kennels also offer boarding for pets.