Rainbow Riders – Therapeutic Riding Newfoundland and Labrador Inc.
Address: 103 Mount Scio Rd., PO Box 23199, St. John’s NL, A1B 4J9
|Tel: (709) 738-1055 |
Rainbow Riders operates a therapeutic horseback riding program to help countless Newfoundland and Labrador children grow and develop despite physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities. By uniting these children with an equine partner and a team of volunteers, Rainbow Riders provides the rider with one of the more progressive forms of therapy, improving the rider’s strength, circulation, muscle tone and sensory integration.
People with disabilities age 3+.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- Rainbow Riders offers a horseback riding program for recreation, therapy and competition for people with disabilities.
- Through therapeutic riding, horses help physically and mentally challenged children achieve things that may seem impossible. They help an autistic child make connections and improve communication skills. They lend a child confined to a wheelchair legs to run through a field.
To learn more about volunteering with Rainbow Riders please click here.