Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding
P.O. Box 475
Abingdon MD 21009
Last Updated 2018-07-25
We are proud to be a *2018 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission is to encourage healing and celebrate life with individuals and groups whose minds, bodies and spirits will benefit from the transformative connection between people and horses.
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.
Barn AssistantsMinimum Age: 16CTR is seeking individuals interested is helping with barn chores on our farm. No previous experience is necessary, but volunteers must possess a commitment to doing physical work and keeping our facilities in order. These volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Side WalkersMinimum Age: 16CTR is seeking individuals to assist us as side walkers in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. No previous knowledge of horses is required.
Horse LeadersMinimum Age: 18CTR is seeking individuals who have some knowledge of horses to assist us as horse leaders in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs.
Therapeutic Riding InstructorMinimum Age: 18CTR is seeking PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors and instructors-in-training (who wish to pursue certification) to assist us in weekly therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs.
Gift CardsCTR is always grateful for donations of gift cards to: Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Staples and The Mill (a Bel Air, Maryland, farm supply company).