On this site you can learn more about therapeutic riding on Salt Spring Island, find out how to take part in the program, sign up to be a volunteer, view our calendar for the upcoming year, and so much more!
The Salt Spring Therapeutic Riding Association provides quality, professional equine assisted activities for both children and adults with special needs. Equine assisted activities help to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination and motor development as well as psychological, cognitive, behavioral, communication and emotional well being. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developing abilities.
A team of professionals provide an inclusive riding environment that aids physical rehabilitation, helps people with their personal development, teaches horsemanship skills, and is a stimulating recreational activity.Learn more
We are always looking for volunteers to assist with the riding lessons, stable management, barn chores, administrative duties fund raising and more.
For those with physical, intellectual, or emotional challenges, therapeutic riding is a unique way to obtain healthy physical exercise.
and it's FUN!