Horseback Riding

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Challenged Children’s Rodeo
(951) 734-5566
For children ages 4-12 years – special physical requirements must be met. There is no cost to participants.

EQUU8 Horsemanship and Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
Big Bear Therapeutic Riding
Murrieta Therapeutic Riding
(909) 855-9963
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit PATH International Certified therapeutic riding center serving the Big Bear and Murrieta communities. Murrieta is a beautiful donated rural residential location in the foothills of western Murrieta boasts an arena, a wheelchair accessible mounting ramp and an incredible sensory trail for our riders to explore their world from the backs of our specially trained and beloved horses. EQUU8 Big Bear is home to semi-private therapeutic riding lessons, horsemanship lessons, and a “Horses For Heroes” program for our military and veterans. While riders often start on lead (with sidewalkers for safety), EQUU8 focuses on progressive lessons that promote independence and enhancing each individual’s abilities.

Green Acres Interactive Therapy
35750 De Portoloa Road, Temecula
(951) 302-6045
Certified by Path International. Staff can provide consultation with a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Adapted Physical Education Instructor, and Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Program designed to fit every person and their individual needs.

Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy
(951) 340-0431
2200 Hamner Ave Ste 107, Norco, CA 92860
Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy is dedicated to providing specialized services for children and adults who have challenges participating in typical age-appropriate activities. Our highly trained team works together to deliver individualized family-centered care for each person. Our team of PATH International Certified riding instructors and physical, occupational and speech therapists are professionals committed to the highest standards of practice. Our non-profit board of directors works hard to raise funds to support our programs, to keep costs low. Our entire staff works together to create a fun and fulfilling experience. We offer Clinical Rehabilitation Services (including treatments on horseback), Equine Assisted Activities and Adaptive Riding for recreation, socialization, or fitness. Coming January 2018, “Ranch Club” will be offering Sibling Support for brothers & sisters of special needs children.

NDR Therapeutic Riding & Therapy Services
3659 Pedley Ave  Norco, Ca. 92860
(951) 734-9056
With using the horse our PATH certified instructors, Occupational Therapists & Physical Therapists are able to provide opportunities to achieve developmental milestones through equine assisted activities.  Benefits can include, increase in balance, improved posture and strength, coordination and motor skills as well as social skills.  We serve all abilities ages 4 and up.  Follow us on Facebook & Instagram. Vendored with Inland, Pomona and Orange County Regional Centers. Contact us to get started. 

Oak Meadows Therapeutic Horseback Riding
Oak Meadows Ranch Therapeutic Horseback Riding by Appointment Only $40 per person. Please reserve and book your Therapeutic horseback Ride at least 3 days or more in advance. $40 donation per rider. Donations go towards the feed and care of the rescued horses. Donation needs to be paid in advance by Paypal to guarantee day. Donation is non refundable, but ride class can be rescheduled. RSVP at least one day before the Horseback Therapeutic Ride to confirm availability.

Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
6405 Dana Avenue, Mira Loma
(951) 734-6300
Dedicated to providing an avenue to improve the bodies, minds and spirits of children, youth, and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities through therapeutic horseback riding lessons and other equine activities.

REINS (Riding Emphasizing Individual Needs and Strengths) Horse Therapy
4461 S. Mission Rd, Fallbrook
(760) 731-9168
Provides physical, mental, and emotional therapy to a wide range of disabled children and adults through the use of carefully supervised horseback riding. Our therapeutic horsemanship program serves disabled children and adults from San Diego, Orange, and Riverside counties.

T.H.E. Center, Inc
27260 Girard St, Hemet (951) 658-7790
Provides therapeutic riding for children and adults with disabilities. T.H.E. Center is certified by PATH International. For persons enrolled in therapeutic horseback riding who are considered low-income, T.H.E. Center provides a sliding scale depending on household income. Documentation as to income is required for sliding scale fee (paycheck or other verification).

2121 St. Lawrence Ave, Riverside
(951) 689-8009 or (951) 689-8010
By appointment only. Non-profit organization (pending 501-c-3 approval) providing equine facilitated learning for children and young adults with special needs including neurological and physical impairments.

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