Athelas Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is committed to providing therapeutic and recreational horsemanship to enrich the lives of individuals with various physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities, as well as those from other vulnerable groups.
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Deb Gross was one of Athelas' most dedicated and fun loving volunteers. Debbie

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Testimonials When I first started volunteering it was under the assumption that there was no strings attached. The opposite of an "obligation" if you would. A type of agreement with no contract or direct benefit in regards to me; the volunteer. - Eric Michael

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  • Hello Athelas Friends! We hope you are all doing well and staying healthy!
  • We are currently open and accepting paperwork for 2021. Following the CDC COVID-19 Guidelines, we are asking that all riders, parents/guardians, staff, and volunteers wear masks during lessons and while in the barn. If a rider has been vaccinated for COVID-19, please include a photocopy of their vaccination card with the participant packet or have it available to be checked by an instructor prior their first lesson. We are still following the guidelines in our opening plan as established last year.
  • Our 2021 Participant packets for New and Returning Riders is located under the Downloads tab. Please complete all pages of the packet before mailing the packet back to us. Our mailing address is in the packet. Once we have received your completed packet you will be put on our list to be scheduled as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding paperwork or how to set up a lesson or about our lesson program, please feel free to call us at (607) 783-2321.
  • We look forward to a great year of lessons and seeing our riders back in the barn!
frequently asked QUESTIONS How can I get my child signed up? All you need to do is fill out our application and email it back to us or submit it in person. You can get it on our downloads page.

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