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The Equestrian Therapy Program


At the Equestrian Therapy Program, students with disabilities experience happiness on horseback as well as physical and cognitive benefits. What better opportunity to get to know some very special horseback riders, make new friends and join a growing dedicated team that needs caring individuals like YOU!! No experience is necessary because volunteer training is provided. Volunteers work as sidewalkers: assisting the student directly during class, or as a horse handler : grooming and leading the horse. Experience great joy and fulfillment while helping our riders in an environment where disabilities are challenged and new abilities are created. Please contact us at or 419-371-4881

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About The Equestrian Therapy Program


22532 Bowsher Road, Cridersville, OH 45806, US

Mission Statement

The Equestrain Therapy Program is a 501-c-3 charitable corporation organized to improve the quality of life for the disabled by providing equine-facilitated activities and therapies in Lima and the surronding ten-county area in Northwest Ohio.


We are a PATH INTL. Certified Program that provides therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with disabilities. The horse has a unique gait that mimics walking and is a wonderful therapeutic tool for our riders. Our riders experience increased muscle tone, balance, posture and strength.

We also provide programing for behaviorally challenged and alternative learners. The students partner with the horse in a safe and stimulating learning environment. The ETP Learning Model focuses on academic standards, developmental assets and character skills.


We'll work with your schedule.


22532 Bowsher RoadCridersville, OH 45806


  • Physical Education
  • Child Development
  • Physical Therapy
  • Youth Services
  • Veteran Care
  • Special Needs


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • One or two hours a week
  • Wear closed toes shoes only

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