North Carolina and Virginia
Victory Farm is a therapeutic riding center specializing in equestrian therapies for the rider with physical disabilities including but not limited to muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, stroke patients, riders with injuries including amputees, our United States Military Wounded Warriors and Service Personnel. We strive to improve the quality of life, one horseback ride at a time!
Triple Play Farms
Triple Play Farm offers Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy [EFP] sessions as an alternative to traditional talk therapy.
North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center
The North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center exists to empower children and adults with physical, emotional, mental and social challenges to create active, healthier and more fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). NCTRC has served thousands of children and adults since 1977, and is the oldest therapeutic riding center in North Carolina. Additionally, the organization is the only EAAT provider in Alamance, Durham and Orange counties. The challenges these individuals face include autism, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, behavioral issues, brain injuries, and developmental delays. NCTRC is accredited as a Premier Center by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH International, formerly known as NARHA), which is the governing body for all participating therapeutic riding programs in the country.
Tryon, North Carolina
FENCE is proud to offer TROT (Therapeutic Riding Of Tryon), a riding program teaching horsemanship skills to adults and children with physical and developmental difficulties in a safe, friendly and supportive environment. TROT is a Premier Accredited Center of the North American Riding For The Handicapped Association.
Hearts n Hooves
Shelby, North Carolina
The Cleveland County Hearts and Hooves program was started in 1999 because a parent of a child with a disability saw a need in the community. Hearts and Hooves provides a unique therapeutic horseback riding program to over 45 special needs students in North Shelby, NC. Hearts and Hooves is registered with the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (PATH International), and operators are working toward national accreditation…..
Weddington, North Carolina
Misty Meadows Mitey Riders is a therapeutic riding program located in Weddington, NC. Mitey Riders is home to 5 (PATH International) certified instructors, 70+ special needs children (and their families!), and many amazing equine partners.
The program operates four days a week with the help of over 175 volunteers. Misty Meadows Mitey Riders, Inc. became a 501(c)(3) organization in 1998, and has offered comprehensive equine therapy sessions to special needs children at no cost to their families for fifteen years. Additionally, Misty Meadows Mitey Riders has been a (PATH International) Premier Accredited Center for ten years.
We invite you to take the time and navigate through our web site – learn about our program, our riders, our horses and our objectives. Additionally, we invite you and your family to come visit our program and see for yourself the miracles that can happen on horseback.
Hinds Feet Farm
Huntersville, North Carolina
Hinds’ Feet Farm is dedicated to serving persons living with brain injury. Our mission is to maximize the post injury potential of persons living with brain injury with integrated, unique and holistic programs; allowing our members to pursue meaningful activities while developing a sense of belonging at home and in the surrounding communities. We will accomplish this mission with unique, person-centered, post-rehabilitation, community-based programs…
Huntersville, North Carolina
WELCOME to Kids Rein, Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Children with Special Needs. We offer a unique therapeutic horseback riding experience for individuals with varying disabilities. Kids Rein specializes in early intervention techniques riding children as young a 3 years old.For more information on Therapeutic Horseback Riding.
Equine therapy has been used for many years to help survivors of trauma and abuse, as well as those with developmental issues or mental disorders, including addiction. Working with horses under guidance of trained professionals can help addicted individuals heal, gain trust, and foster personal growth.