New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding

UPDATED: August 10, 2020

New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding (NMCTR) provides Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to the Santa Fe community and surrounding areas. NMCTR's EAAT programs provide instruction in horseback riding and horsemanship with the goal of expanding the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well-being of individuals with special needs. NMCTR offers four programs: Therapeutic Riding Program, High School Internship Program, School Outreach Program, and Self-Mastery Program. The Therapeutic Riding Program offers EAAT to individuals of all ages with disabilities that include but not limited to developmental delays, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Autism, TBI, MS, Cerebral Palsy, and Parkinson's Disease. The High School Internship Program offers internships for high school students to assist in horse care and EAAT lessons for children with special needs. The School Outreach Program serves under-served, low-income students with disabilities (e.g., Down Syndrome, Austism, PTSD, ADHD, learning disabilities) who attend participating Santa Fe Schools. The Self-Mastery Program serves at-risk youth experiencing depression, suicidal thoughts, substance use, bullying, aggression, abuse, trauma, homelessness, etc referred from community partnerships.

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New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding
PO Box 32505
Santa Fe, NM 87594
United States






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