Tag Archives: horseback therapy

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 […]