Rising Hope Therapeutic Riding Center
388 Reese Road
BELLEFONTE PA 16823
Last Updated 2018-04-26
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Rising Hope is a non-profit therapeutic riding program in Centre County, Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide recreational and therapeutic riding which develops physical, cognitive, social and emotional well being through equine assisted activities to all individuals in need.
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.
Sidewalker VolunteerMinimum Age: 14Volunteers are extremely valued and appreciated in the Rising Hope program. Without dedicated volunteers, our program could not operate and serve the community and its individuals.
Rising Hope is looking for Sidewalker Voluteers to walk beside the individual receiving therapeutic riding instruction. Training is mandatory.
Wish List Tack1 draft saddle approximately 900 18 inch
2 English saddles, one 16 inch and one 18 inch
Surcingle 360 used with bareback pad and allows participant to have hand holds for balance
Therapeutic hippo-helper provides support for people who cannot sit upright and need to gain strength 200
Adjustable reins 70 helps set position for hands and gives solid hold
Ladder reins 70 easier hand hold position