P.O. Box 391
Stilwell, KS 66085
Heartland Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is a 501c3
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“The beauty and magic of
the partnership between a
horse and its rider has long
been celebrated as a
symbol of dynamic unity; an
emotional connection that
helps heal and energize.”
At Heartland Therapeutic Riding (HTR) we know that a vital sense of freedom is
experienced when riding a horse. The horse’s rhythmic movement and the
rider’s response to the gait combine to form a symbiotic partnership that creates
a powerful opportunity to increase potential for personal fulfillment.
Because the horses are in sync with a rider’s slightest movement and respond
accordingly, the equines foster an incomparable level of teamwork and a sense
of accomplishment with their human charges.
Founded in 1977 and lead by a volunteer board of directors, Heartland
Therapeutic Riding is Kansas City’s first therapeutic riding program designed to
assist individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities, such as cerebral palsy,
spinal bifida, autism, development delay, Down Syndrome, emotional disorders,
sight and hearing impairments and neuromuscular and orthopedic challenges.
Welcome to Heartland Therapeutic Riding!
2014 Training Dates:
January 18 & 25 (Class) January 24 (Barn
Spring Session begins February 10