Articles Tagged 'Therapeutic Riding'

PATH Intl and ACTHA work together to hold 1,000 Rides in March

Darley's Travel Blog — January 10, 2014
A lofty and cool goal! ACTHA and PATH Internatioanl work to host 1,000 horseback rides during the month of March to raise money for riding centers across the nation and help bring national awareness of the benefits of therapeutic horse programs. Learn how you can join a ride and get… Read more »

Therapeutic Riding at CHAMP in Vermont

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 26, 2013
CHAMP is a therapeutic riding program located in Vermont providing riders and volunteers with an enriching and unforgettable experience. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos from Sarah Rosedahl 7-year-old Alex was struggling to adjust in school. Banned from the lunchroom and playground for fighting, and written up 11 times for bad… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Georgina Bloomberg, Professional Show Jumper and YA Author

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 6, 2013
Georgina Bloomberg has made her career as an equestrian, author and philanthropist helping animal-centered charities. by Karen Braschayko Many have heard of her as the mayor of New York City’s daughter, but in the horse world she’s Georgina Bloomberg, award-winning professional Grand Prix show jumper sponsored by Ariat. Fiercely competitive,… Read more »

Eight Reasons to Go to Your Local Horse Festival

Travel Tips — October 5, 2012
How to get the most out of the equine expos and equestrian fairs near you. by Karen Braschayko If you’re anything like me, the process of attending a horse fair or expo goes like this: I spot event information online or receive the flyer in my mailbox. I get really… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Life Skills Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 18, 2012
By teaching life skills through the aid of horses, Sara Crum helps at-risk youth with her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Sara Crum’s career with horses began when she volunteered at a therapeutic riding center and was inspired to learn more. Nearly 10 years later, she has earned certification as a… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equine Massage Therapist

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 8, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Beverly Peck of Buffalo, New York, has built a business that keeps her very near horses — touching them, in fact. Certified as a massage therapist for humans, she expanded her skills and her business to include agility dogs and equines as well. Both Peck’s love of… Read more »

Therapeutic Horses of Caisson Stable

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2012
Learn about how horses are helping wounded warriors through a therapeutic riding program By Susan Seligman Natasha McKinnon is a bubbly 24-year-old chatting away about horses. But it is not your usual equine conversation. Soldier McKinnon lost part of her leg when her convoy was hit in Iraq. The horses… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Horse Photographer in the English Countryside

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 20, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Sharon Malone spends her days in fields, woodlands and stables photographing gorgeous horses and the people who love them. Here she tells us how she and partner Andy Hopkinson created their equine photography business, The Horse Photographers, in North Yorkshire, England. She also shares touching stories about… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Helping Others as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 15, 2012
by Karen Braschayko Have you ever wanted a job that makes you feel completely satisfied at the end of the day, knowing you did something good and helped others? Jan Vescelius has this gratification every day as director and head therapeutic riding instructor at Therapeutic Riding, Incorporated (TRI) of Ann… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Grooming for an Olympic Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 10, 2012
Liv Gude, former groom for Guenter Seidel, shares how you can groom your way to an equine career. by Karen Braschayko Have you ever wanted to meet champion riders and care for some of the finest horses in the world? Liv Gude did just that when she groomed for an… Read more »