Horse Therapy ~ Changing Lives…One Stride at a Time!
A not-for-profit registered charity that aims to improve the lives of children, youth and adults with physical, intellectual and emotional challenges with a horse therapy riding program.
T.H.R.I.L is a not-for-profit registered charitable organization that aims to improve the quality of life for emotionally, intellectually and physically challenged children, youth and adults by providing equine therapy by certified instructors. Therapeutic riding has been recognized for decades as a unique therapy activity that offers a multitude of benefits.
T.H.R.I.L has been providing therapy riding lessons since 2014 and currently assists over 30 riders a week, from ages 4 to 60 experience the joy and thrill of being on a trained therapy horse, working on their balance, strength, muscle tone and coordination, spatial awareness and improving their self-esteem, communication and socialization skills.
T.H.R.I.L.’s aim is to provide quality, CanTRA approved, certified, insured, therapy horseback riding program at minimal cost to the participants, with the assistance of donations, discounts from local businesses and volunteers from the community. We currently have 3 ponies and 2 horses that are free leased to the program or owned by T.H.R.I.L., but the program must cover the cost for their care and other expenses.
We are proud of our small, quality program and are a member centre with CanTRA, the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association and have certified CanTRA instructors working with our amazing volunteers to provide, safe, fun and effective therapy on the back of a horse!