Our Mission

  • To enhance the progress of disabled children through therapeutic horseback riding.

  • To supplement traditional physical therapy and educational development by improving muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination, motor skills, self-esteem and general well being.

  • To provide a program at no fee to families with handicapped children.

    Riding for the Handicapped is celebrating 40 years of dedication to our mission!

Our Instructors:

Samantha Abate, Matt Abate, Shelley Bates, Marsha Diehl, Deb Elliott, Janet Frank, & Sean Williams

Our Board of Directors:

President, Carol Shupe

Vice President, Sean Williams

Treasurer, James Yahner

Recording Secretary, Nancy King

Program Director, T.M. Abbott

Therapist, Meg Hinterlang

Matt Abate, Ray Abate, Marsha Diehl, Janet Frank, Richard Miller, Ph.D., Lois Miller, Katy Reeder, & Sonya Thorbecke