Who is Eligible for Lessons?


Therapeutic riding lessons are available to residents of Lanark and Renfrew Counties and the

Greater Ottawa Area who have physical and/or developmental disabilities.


Applicants age 3 and up will receive a home visit to discuss their needs and goals and to determine their ability to participate in the program.  Riders must be able to sit upright on their own and obtain a doctor's referral endorsing their participation.



The following will be considered:






Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Brain Injury

Cerebral Palsy

Developmental Delay

Down Syndrome

Hearing Impairment

Learning Disabilities

Multiple Sclerosis

Muscular Dystrophy


Speech Impairment

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injury


Visual Impairment