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White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Developmentally Disabled Centers, Disabilities, Equestrian, Human Services, Sports

Mission: WHOA provides equine-assisted experiences to enhance the quality of life & cultivate personal growth through therapeutic, educational, recreational, & social development for persons with disabilities ages 4-adult. Interactions between horses & students have the ability to improve physical capabilities & skills, as well as social interaction, emotional stability, spiritual well-being, along with mental focus & processes.

Target demographics: person's with disabilities.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 25 persons with disabilties

Geographic areas served: recreational, educational, therapeutic, & social opportunities

Programs: Therapeutic horse riding & care, along with equine animal activities.

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3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

You have made my daughter's outlook on life so much different! She is more open, vocal and self confident than I ever thought she would become. She has grown leaps and bounds! Anyone with a special needs child needs this experience, not just for their child but for themselves and their family.

Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter has never willingly gone so easily to strangers and enjoyed something so much!! These people have an amazing gift. And to watch the kids faces when they interact with the horses is just so precious. Such a great program and we are so thankful for it!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

WHOA is full of caring people dedicated to helping others through the joy of horseback riding. It's such a fabulous organization!