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Heavenly Gaits Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

2059 Ninevah Road
Knox PA 16232
814-221-1690


Tax ID/EIN: 46-5638865
Year Founded: 2014
Last Updated 2017-04-29

Public Charity

Equine Welfare Network Guardian
We are proud to be a *2017 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

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

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.

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

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


Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
It is the mission of Heavenly Gaits Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. to provide meaningful instructions in horsemanship that accommodate and enhance the quality of life of those challenged by physical, cognitive, emotional, and or social constraints.

Horse-related programs:
We provide therapeutic riding for people with disabilities. Some summer camps are open to the general public to educate children and adults on equine care, barn management, and various horsemanship skills. We have a Special Olympics training program that teaches the skills necessary to compete in equestrian at the state level.

Non-horse-related programs:
We only offer horse related services. Various projects come up for future development of the facility but no revenue is received from the services.


Volunteer Opportunities


Wrangler
Minimum Age: 14
Wranglers are needed to lead and handle horses before, during, and after therapeutic riding lessons and activities.

Guardians
Minimum Age: 14
Guardians are needed to walk along side our riders during lessons and assist them with various riding skills and activities


Wish List Items


English Saddles
We are in need of good quality English saddles.

Hay
Our horses consume a great deal of hay. Any donation of quality hay in small square bales would be a huge asset to our program.

Driveway
Shale and Limestone are needed for our driveway. We appreciate any assistance we can receive.


*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.