Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding Association

Service: Equestrian Therapy Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Note: As of September 1, 2016, the Association has cancelled riding for the month due to a lack of volunteers
Description (Agency) To provide an opportunity for children and adults with various disabilities to improve their physical and mental health by participating in horseback riding
Description (Service)
  • Provides mentally and physically challenged participants an opportunity to improve their quality of life 
  • Provides a combination of horseback riding sessions by riding instructors, side walkers, horse grooms and the Board of Directors 
  • Offers volunteer opportunities
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon, Thu 5 pm-9 pm
Dates Non Operational: Oct-May
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Form must be completed and signed by either a physician, a physical therapist or occupational therapist
 
Volunteers 
Training is provided for volunteers; must be 14 years of age or older
Application Registration forms are available in Feb
Languages English
Fees Program
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-472-5650
E-Mail tbtra@tbaytel.net
Website thunderbaytherapeuticriding.weebly.com/
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Maureen Downey, Barn Manager
Volunteer Coordinator Kim Edwards, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: Kedwards@thunderbay.ca
Site Location Rural Thunder Bay
Located In Community Murillo
Address 327 Calvert Rd
Murillo, ON P0T 2G0
 
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Intersection Calvert Rd and John Street Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Ramp to mount horses -- Portable washroom is wheelchair accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Fees - Program
Elections Annually
Meetings Monthly