8297 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19152
Tax ID/EIN: 23-2241291
Year Founded: 1982
Last Updated 2017-06-27
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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:
The Pegasus Riding Academy program utilizes the horse and its movement to enhance the quality of life for our clients. Our mission is to provide therapeutic exercise in various forms while concentrating on ability rather than disability.
Therapeutic riding; Therapeutic riding autism program; Equine Assisted Learning after school program; Senior Saddles for riders 55+; Summer program incorporating therapeutic riding and EAL for hearing impaired children; EAL summer program for children with multiple disabilities from residential program; Work to Ride program for volunteers as exercise riders.
Program VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Pegasus is always looking for program volunteers! These volunteers assist with our lessons. We use volunteers as sidewalkers. Sidewalkers walk next to our riders with disabilities and provide physical and/or emotional support. We also use volunteers to lead the horses. No prior experience with horses or disabilities is required to be a volunteer. Pegasus will provide the necessary training for the job. We use volunteers weekday evenings, Wednesday and Thursday mornings and Saturday and Sunday.
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