• Therapeutic Equestrian Center

    Therapeutic Equestrian Center

    Our facility consists of an indoor arena, two paddocks, 7 stall stable, a heated tack room, climate controlled viewing room looking into the arena and the management office.

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workshop-graphic2Give a Gift to TEC’s Therapy Horses – TEC Workshop

Join Us for a Second Chakra Balancing Workshop titled Ready for Some Balance? on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 1pm.

Learn More Here!

Learn More About our Workshop Presenter, Nicole Birkholzer, here.

TEC Board Member, Tammie Badura‘s interview on Valley Free Radio show, “Unscripted” on Feb. 13, 2017. Listen Now!

TEC needs Volunteers…Our Program cannot exist without you! New Volunteer Orientation Session on Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) is an organization dedicated to providing physical, learning and recreational opportunities through therapeutic horseback riding lessons. These classes are designed to enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being of special needs children and adults. The riders develop strength, flexibility and confidence while participating in equine assisted therapy.

Professional Association of Therapeutic HorsemanshipThe center is a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) Member Center, and all of our instructors are PATH-Certified. TEC adheres to its guidelines to ensure safety for everyone involved. Located in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the Center is managed by Executive Director, Judy Zedonis, and is governed by a Board of Directors.

Feel free to browse our site to learn more about our programs and the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding, register for a riding session, sign up to volunteer, or contact us for more information!

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

TEC Makes a Difference…

This email from the mom of one of our new riders:

Hi.  I just wanted to let you know how much my daughter is loving the horseback riding lessons this summer! She seems so confident and sure of herself when she is riding, not one sign of her ADHD or anxieties!  You have such a wonderful program and I feel blessed to have found you.  Thank you so much! Also, I would be very interested in having her continue lessons in the fall.

—FB, 8/1/2016