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Special Equestrians

Special Equestrians 2800 Street Rd., Warrington, PA 18976 Contact: Diane Sampson, Volunteer Coordinator¬†215 918-1001 ext.¬†306 Special Equestrians provides equine-assisted activities for people with various mental, physical, emotional, socio-economic challenges. We use our kind, patient, highly-trained therapy horses to provide dynamic exercise, deep vestibular input, fine- and gross-motor skill development, social communication and meaningful working relationships for our clients both in and out of the saddle. Our staff is dedicated to making the horse-loving experience accessible to all people, and uses their various professional qualifications in Therapeutic Riding, Hippotherapy, Special Education, Equestrian Science and Occupational Therapy to provide top-quality services. While […]


Pegasus Riding Academy

Pegasus Riding Academy¬† 8297 Bustleton Ave, Phila., PA 19152 Contact: Barbara Wertheimer, Executive Director, 215 742-1500, pegasus5@comcast.net 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. Pegasus has worked with many Bar/Bat Mitzvah students and hand crafts their mitzvah projects depending on their abilities and desires. Although the community service volunteers working with our lessons are required to be 14, Bar/Bat Mitzvah students who are accompanied by a parent have been able […]


Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center Website 1811 Mill Road, Perkasie, PA 18944 Contact: Megan Strychowski – Program Manager 215 822 2515 mstrychowski@ivyhillequestrian.org Ivy Hill delivers professional programs designed to enhance the lives of those individuals with physical, social, educational or psychological challenges. They provide the highest quality services to the individuals who benefit from the programs they offer. The staff have degrees in areas of Special Education, Physical Therapy, and Psychology with additional specialized training and certification in Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy. They have individuals of all ages that have “special challenges” ranging from those with physical, intellectual, emotional, and […]