Therapeutic Riding Links

A selection of Therapeutic Riding Centers and Organizations.

Adaptive Riding Institute
The Adaptive Riding Institute offers an opportunity for the disabled rider to break away from the arena and head out to the trails.

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Golden Dreams
In addition to riding lessons, Golden Dreams in Loudoun County, Va., offers special needs programs for regional schools and awareness programs for schools and the community at large.

Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
This website explains what therapeutic riding means and how if benefits people with both emotional and physical disabilities.

Loudoun Therapeutic Riding Foundation
Located in Leesburg, Va., this therapeutic riding foundation holds classes at Morvern Equestrian Center and organizes many events throughout the year.

North American Riding for the Handicapped Association
All you need to know about riding for the handicapped — listings of therapeutic riding centers, how you can volunteer and more. Also includes articles on how riding may benefit riders with certain disabilities.

Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program
This NARHA-accredited program in Northern Virginia provides non-competitive riding instruction for riders with disabilities.

Personal Ponies
A unique non-profit organization dedicated to providing disabled children with a Miniature Shetland Pony to love and care for completely without charge. Find out about the Partners Program and how you can help.

St. Andrews Presbyterian College
St. Andrews, a liberal arts college in North Carolina, offers a bachelor of arts degree in therapeutic riding that is supported by the NARHA.

With two locations in the Houston area, SIRE (Self Improvement through Riding Education) aims to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities through therapeutic horseback riding and related activities.

Therapeutic Riding of Tuscon
TROT, located in Tuscon, Ariz., gives therapeutic riding lessons to more than 100 riders per week.

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