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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Horseback Riding
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Milestones is a nationally accredited, not for profit, organization. Our mission:

  • To improve cognitive, physical, and psychological function
  • To nurture the emotional health of our members
  • All through therapeutic horseback riding activities
We strive to assist each rider to become an innovative and productive member of the community by building independence, self-confidence, and social skills in a fun, loving environment.

Our program is a structured yet self-paced program based on a child's special needs and developing riding skills.

Students ride in an in-door arena and ride either English or Western.

Our program consist of three levels:
  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
At the beginning level, students learn about horses, horse grooming, and the basics of horsemanship. Students are required to ride with a leader and up two side walkers.

At the intermediate and advanced levels, leaders and side walkers are still present, but the students rely more on their developing skills.

At all levels, students not only ride, but are also completing task and exercises. This may involve the use of rings, balls, numbers, letters, etc., all designed so the student is improving their riding skills as well as improving flexibility, balance and overall body movement.

Many of our students use the horsemanship skills and compete in Special Olympic, 4-H and other such events.