Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program Volunteer

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Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Our two main opportunities for volunteers are leading the horse during a therapeutic riding lesson, and sidewalking next to the horse to assist the rider during the lesson. The leader does need to have horse experience and feel comfortable with the behaviors of a horse. The sidewalkers can have very little to no horse experience - training is provided! The leader's job during the lesson is the handling of the horse, and the sidewalker's job is to assist the rider.

Program volunteers may work with individuals with disabilities in our private student program, Public School Program, Interactive Vaulting Program, Veterans Program, or in Hippotherapy.

Lessons are scheduled Mon - Sat from 9 AM - 6 PM and take place at Brickhouse Equestrian Center on Johns Island.

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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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