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Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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  • 23 people are interested

The sidewalker is directly responsible for the rider. They walk beside the horse, even with the rider's knee, and give the rider support. The support the sidewalkers give is either at the joints, a light pressure on the thigh with the hand, or their forearm over the rider's thigh with the sidewalker's hand holding the saddle or surcingle. The side walker must be aware of the rider, instructor and any activities in and around the arena or on the trail. He/she will be responsible for aiding the participant in traditional mounting at the ramp or mounting block.

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About Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding, Inc.


2669 Hamilton Road, John's Island, SC 29455, US

Mission Statement

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding empowers children and adults with disabilities to enjoy more active and fulfilling lives through therapeutic horsemanship.


Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies. CATR gives children and adults with disabilities the freedom of movement and joy of accomplishment that many of us take for granted. Certified professional staff, nationally accredited programs, and dedicated volunteers help students improve and build on their abilities with the most patient teacher of all, the horse.


We'll work with your schedule.


2669 Hamilton RoadJohn's Island, SC 29455




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training

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