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Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic Riding therapy can be a valuable aid to both physically and mentally handicapped children and adults. Read inspiring stories about riding for the handicapped and find links to therapeutic...

Therapeutic Riding Links

[/caption] Adaptive Riding Institute The Adaptive Riding Institute offers an opportunity for the disabled rider to break away from the arena and head out to the trails. Golden Dreams In addition to riding lessons,...


Feb. 22, 1969: Barbara Jo Rubin became the first woman jockey to win a parimutuel race in America when she rode Cohesion to victory at Charles Town. Feb. 23, 1935: Seven-year-old...

Therapeutic Riding

I saw a child who couldn't walk, Sit on a horse, laugh and talk. Then ride through a field of daisies and yet, he couldn't walk unaided. I saw a child, no legs below, sit...

Olympian Inspired Therapeutic Riding

Horseback riding as therapy began in 1952, when Liz Hartel of Denmark who, despite being handicapped by polio, won a silver medal for dressage at the 1952 Olympics in Finland. The...

NARHA Names 2007 National Honorees

December 12, 2007 -- The 2007 North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) National Conference and Annual Meeting, themed "The Power of the Horse," took place in Anaheim, Calif.,...

PATH International Is NARHA’s New Name

June 29, 2011 -- The professional organization that promotes equine-assisted activities and therapies to improve the lives of people with disabilities has a new name: the Professional Association of Therapeutic...

Proper Reality, Multiple Stakes Winner, Euthanized

February 20, 2010 -- Proper Reality, the 25-year-old multiple graded stakes winner of $1,701,650, who had been retired at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Facility, was euthanized February 19 at Hagyard's...

NARHA Receives 2006 Quality of Life Grant

March 27, 2007 -- The Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF) recently awarded the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA) a $5,000 Quality of Life grant. The CRF awarded...

NARHA Raises Nearly $50K for Hurricane Relief

Jan. 13, 2006 -- North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) is proud to announce that nearly $50,000 has been raised for a fund to assist NARHA Centers in...

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