White Oaks Therapeutic
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White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center

White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center (WHOA) offers therapeutic horseback riding and animal-assisted activities as well as other related services for children and adults with disabilities.

WHOA offers therapeutic horseback riding WHOA offers animal-assisted activities WHOA offers services for people with disabilities
  White Oaks is located at Redbird Farm  
WHOA offers programs for people who are mentally or physically challenged WHOA classes are a lot of fun WHOA programs improve functional skills

"With reins in my fingers and stirrups beneath my toes, when I ride . . . my ability is all that shows."   --Banbury Cross

White Oaks is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, established in 1995 for the purpose of providing recreational, educational, therapeutic, and social opportunities for persons with disabilities. WHOA programs improve physical capabilities and functional skills as well as furnish students the opportunity of added leisure time, physical activity and social interaction.

Therapeutic riding is made possible through the assistance of dedicated, trained volunteers who help with horses and riders, stable maintenance, special events and fundraising.

White Oaks provides, but is not limited to, programs for people, ages four through adult, who are physically and mentally challenged. Basic instruction is given in grooming, tacking, horsemanship, riding and driving skills. Classes include mounted exercise, reinforcement of learning objectives, games, trail riding and a great deal of fun for all involved!

Classes begin in April and run through the end of September. Both day and evening hours are available. All classes are taught by certified instructors.

 

Click here to email our Executive Director WHOA is certified by PATH International
WHOA is a recipient of funding from United Way
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