Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
PO Box 1471
GEORGETOWN SC 29442
Last Updated 2018-07-26
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs was created by state legislation and county ordinance to provide services to people with disabilities and special needs in rural Georgetown County, South Carolina and is the fiscal sponsor of the Hugs for Horses Therapeutic Riding program. Hugs for HorsesTR is a one program of the Board of Disabilities and is funded only through donations and grants.
The mission of Hugs for Horses Therapeutic Riding Program is to provide safe, effective, and fun therapeutic and recreational horseback riding to people with disabilities in the Georgetown, South Carolina community, without regard to ethnicity, gender, religion, or ability to pay.
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 uses horses to provide our services that are cared for and sheltered by another organization(s).