Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center
EQUINE WELFARE NETWORK PROFILE



Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center
299 Riding Center Rd.
Burnsville, NC 28714

Mailing Address:
176 Chimney Ridge
Burnsville, NC 28714


Phone: 828-675-5814

EIN: 56-1530138
Founded: 1986
Last Updated 2020-03-19

Public Charity


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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center provides therapeutic horseback riding and non-mounted activities to individuals with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional challenges in a safe, structured environment.


Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Public Service

Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Services (EAS) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Services (EAS).

Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

Volunteer Opportunities


Facility Help
Minimum Age: 14
There are lots of jobs on the farm. We need help with maintaining fence lines, mowing, cleaning and organization, repairs, office work, etc.

Side Walkers
Minimum Age: 14
Side walkers are trained to walk along side riders who need physical or learning support during their riding session. Volunteers generally sign up for a once a week 8-week session.

Leaders
Minimum Age: 14
Leaders are volunteers who have horse knowledge and are trained by an ATRC instructor to lead horses during sessions. Most leaders sign up for a once a week 8-week session.


Wish List Items


Feed And Hay
Pro Elite Senior Feed
Pro Elite Calorie Wise Feed
Horse Treats
High Quality Hay

Medications And First Aid
ATRC uses older horses. These horses have special needs to keep them healthy. Prascend, nutritional supplements, wormer, etc. are all needed.

Tools
Wheelbarrows
Pitchforks
Shovels
Hand tools (wrenches, hammers, etc.)

Horse Books
Books about horses that are appropriate for 3-12 year olds.

Classroom Supplies
Horse related games and activities that can be used in the classroom.



*Guardians are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations. The Guardian Designation is awarded annually.
Equine Welfare Network Guardian
AWARDED ANNUALLY
Effective Date
March 27, 2020

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