Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding

Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding
1136 Priestford Road
Street, MD 21154

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 475
Abingdon, MD 21009

Phone: 443-528-7793

EIN: 26-0068227
Founded: 2003
Last Updated 2020-08-19

Public Charity

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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission is to encourage healing and celebrate life with individuals and groups whose minds, bodies and spirits will benefit from the transformative connection between people and horses.

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

Therapeutic Riding Instructor
Minimum Age: 18
CTR is seeking PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors and instructors-in-training (who wish to pursue certification) to assist us in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs.

Barn Assistants
Minimum Age: 16
CTR is seeking individuals interested is helping with barn chores on our farm. No previous experience is necessary, but volunteers must possess a commitment to doing physical work and keeping our facilities in order. These volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Side Walkers
Minimum Age: 16
CTR is seeking individuals to assist us as side walkers in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. No previous knowledge of horses is required.

Horse Leaders
Minimum Age: 18
CTR is seeking individuals who have some knowledge of horses to assist us as horse leaders in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs.

Wish List Items

Gift Cards
CTR is always grateful for donations of gift cards to: Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Staples and The Mill (a Bel Air, Maryland, farm supply company).

*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
Effective Date
May 31, 2020

Click here to view our horse care & use practices with the public.

We welcome you to donate directly to us. We will receive 100% of your donation made here.


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