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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of Therapeutic Riding of Tuscaloosa (TROT) is to provide useful, satisfying life work for horses that have become to old to compete, have been rescued from poor circumstances, and have been discarded or abandoned by training and equipping them to serve the special needs community of humans. By combining the talents of these rescued and abandoned animals with the strengths of special needs individuals we enhance individual, family, & group functioning by providing opportunities to develop skills for solving problems, overcoming obstacles, and reaching individual as well as group goals in the areas of physical health, psychological well being and educational development
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.