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
Email: rainbowridersnl@gmail.com 
Website: www.rainbowridersnl.com 
Facebook: @rainbowridersnl
Twitter: @rainbowridersnl  

Mandate:

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. 

Target Population:

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

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