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GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Children & Youth
  • People with Disabilities
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Veterans & Military Families


314 Foster Hill Rd.MILFORD, PA 18337 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life of children and adults with special needs through equine activities and therapies, resulting in a more independent life in society.


GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and PATH Intl' Premier Accredited Center in Milford, PA. Since 1995, GAIT TRC has provided equine activities and therapies for children, teens, and adults with special needs within the tri-state area. The horses utilized in these programs have been specially trained and carefully selected for their temperament, soundness, and equilateral movement. All equine sessions are conducted by PATH Intl' Certified Instructors, Equine Specialists, licensed therapists, credentialed mental health professionals, and trained volunteers.

GAIT TRC's year round therapeutic services include Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Equine Assisted Learning, Hippotherapy, and Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy. Other services offered include Vocational Training, Horses 4 Heroes, Community Service, Volunteer Opportunities, and Internship Programs.

Educational opportunities include internships, mentoring for Instructors in Training, Registered PATH Intl' On-Site Workshop and Certification (OSWC), and PATH Intl' Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop and Skills Test (ESMHL).


Would you recommend GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center?
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by Diana M. from Shohola, PA (January 22, 2017)
I first became a volunteer as a teenager in 2000-2002 and returned in 2014 as an assistant to the instructor and Volunteer Coordinator. It has been an amazing experience working with the horses and people with special needs and has made a significant impact on my life.

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