RideAble provides horsemanship instruction for the special needs community in a safe and interactive environment. Essential life skills of each individual are developed and improved through healthy reHealing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center has been connecting riders with special needs to horses with special gifts. The riders are diverse. They come from different backgrounds, have different needs and dream different dreams. Some are physically disabled, others mentally challenged. Still others need a way to reconnect with a world that seems to have forgotten them. All are joined by a common experience – the joy of independence, the freedom to fly without wings, the connection of hand to rein, skin to coat, heart to beating heart.creational riding.
Adaptive Riding Institute in Scotts Mills, OregonAdaptive Riding Institute- The mission of the Adaptive Riding Institute is to improve the lives of special needs children and adults through innovative Equine Assisted Recreational Therapies of the highest quality. Health, Happiness and Healing through Horses promotes wellness, enhances capabilities and fosters independence. Our client-centered programs offer safe and rewarding activities aided by our extraordinary horses, experienced staff and dedicated volunteers.
B.E.A.T. Riding Center, Inc-B.E.A.T. Riding Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to provide physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals an opportunity for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship. BEAT’s home is at Horsin-A-Round Stables 20 miles west of Portland in Banks, Oregon.
Chehalem Mountain Therapy Riding Center Inc (CMTRCI)-The mission of CMTRCI is to improve the lives of persons with special needs through the interaction with horses while fostering a safe, life enhancing, mentally and physically enriching, rewarding experience. Networking community, government, health professonals, and researchers, CMTRCI encourages a team approach of working together to change lives.
Sycamore Lane Therapeutic Riding Center’s mission is to provide and promote therapeutic riding and recreation in a safe, professional, nurturing environment to the children and adults of the Portland metropolitan area. EnhancinForward strideg the lives and well-being of people in our community including individuals with mental and physical disabilities.
Forward Stride, a PATH Premier Accredited Therapeutic Equestrian Center, is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies. Founded in 2003, Forward Stride is the largest therapeutic center of its kind in Oregon.
Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center has been connecting riders with special needs to horses with special gifts. The riders are diverse. They come from different backgrounds, have different needs and dream different dreams. Some are physically disabled, others mentally challenged. Still others need a way to reconnect with a world that seems to have forgotten them. All are joined by a common experience – the joy of independence, the freedom to fly without wings, the connection of hand to rein, skin to coat, heart to beating heart.
Clover Haven is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to bringing horses and humans together to promote learning, personal growth and healing. We offer therapeutic riding lessons and other programs based in experiential learning in the presence of horses for school-aged children, challenged youth, women’s groups, adults in transition, veterans and the elderly. Working with the horses, participants develop confidence, self-esteem, responsibility, empathy, and a deeper understanding of themselves, others, and their world.
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.), a federally-registered 501(c3) nonprofit, was formed in 1969 as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association to promote equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with special needs. With nearly 4,500 certified instructors and equine specialists and 850 member centers around the globe, more than 7,500 PATH Intl. members help more than 54,000 children and adults with physical, mental and emotional challenges find strength and independence through the power of the horse each year. In addition to therapeutic riding, our centers offer a number of therapeutic equine-related activities, including hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving, interactive vaulting, competition, ground work and stable management. More recently, programs offer services in human growth and development to serve wide-ranging audiences for such educational purposes as leadership training, team building and other human capacity enhancement skills for the workplace and for daily use.