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Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center Charity Profile
The nonprofit Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center, which is affiliated with NARHA, offers a year-round therapeutic recreational horseback-riding program for special needs children and adults. Riding develops strength, good posture, balance and courage, and benefits individuals with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, Down Syndrome, autism, brain injury or head trauma, visual and and hearing impairments, mental or learning disorders and muscular dystrophy.
Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center Volunteer Information
No experience with special needs children or adults is required--just patience and enthusiasm! The minimum age for participation as a volunteer is 14 years old.
Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center Donation Information
Our program depends on private and corporate donations to survive. Rider tuition of $25.00 per session covers only one-third of our operating costs, which include boarding, veterinary care, farrier costs and new equipment.