• 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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Congratulations Alexa Dubois — You are our TEC Volunteer of 2016!!!

The TEC 2016 Horse Show is now over. Heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers and staff that made this possible. To the volunteers and staff that spent extra time days before the show for the planning. To the judge who took the time to address and complement each class before awarding the ribbons. To the ring master who introduced each competitor and horse before the course start and also was able to play musical stalls with the horses so effectively. To the contributors that made the show possible with their generous donations. To the individuals that acted as side walkers and horse preparers. To the competitors and their parents/caretakers who rode and supported them.  And finally to the horses who without them there would be no show.

 

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

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.