Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center The nonprofit Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center, which is affiliated with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, (PATH International), offers a year-round therapeutic recreational horseback-riding program for special needs children and adults. (Enrollment requires physician consent. For more information, click on "Enrolling" above.) Riding develops strength and balance, and increases self-esteem, benefiting individuals with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, Down Syndrome, autism, brain injury or head trauma, visual and and hearing impairments, mental or learning disorders and muscular dystrophy.
Our next volunteer orientation is Sat., June 1. Please e-mail to sign up and receive a reminder. Thank you!
7:00 p.m. - independent
4:00 p.m. - independent
6:00 p.m. - independent
11:30 a.m. - independent
All sessions are 45 minutes.
The staff members of Horseplay Therapeutic Riding Center wish to express their deep appreciation for the continuing generous financial support provided by the Valero Energy Corporation's Benicia refinery employees through United Way.
"When I first began looking for a volunteer job, I was looking for a place where I would not only enjoy myself, but I would be helping others achieve great things," says Rachelle Woltersdorf.
Planning for the Horseplay horse show is under way! This special day showcases our riders' abilities. A schedule will be posted the first week of June.
Rider Scholarships Scholarship applications are now being accepted, with a deadline of June 7. Download the application (pdf), complete and mail in. Please call the Horseplay phone number or e-mail with questions. Thank you!