Mission and Vision
Changing Lives One Ride At a Time
Providing qualified, personal equestrian therapy in the Texas Hill Country.
We are a 501(c)(3) Therapeutic Riding Center, located in Boerne, TX, for children, teens and adults with special needs of all kinds. We provide equine assisted services to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges in San Antonio, Boerne, and the surrounding areas.
Individuals who benefit from our services have diagnoses such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, Fragile X, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Developmental Delays, emotional and cognitive disorders, as well as speech, hearing and vision impairments. Our instructors are PATH certified, accomplished equestrians, and have extensive training to instruct participants with special needs.
Our programs include Adaptive Riding, Equine Assisted Learning, Occupational Therapy incorporating Hippotherapy, and Interactive Vaulting.
• Adaptive Riding – A horsemanship program that focuses on teaching riding and horsemanship skills on and off the horse to those with physical, cognitive, social and developmental disabilities.
• Equine Assisted Learning – A relationship building program that focuses on teaching responsibility, improving self worth, decision making, independence, and how to communicate needs and wants.
• Occupational Therapy incorporating Hippotherapy – A therapy session on horseback utilizing the movement of the horse as a treatment tool to engage the sensory, neuromotor and cognitive systems to promote functional outcomes.
COME VISIT US! – We're located just North of San Antonio in Boerne, Texas. Our facility consists of over 20 acres of pasture, three arenas, three barns, and is ADA compliant.
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The support of our community, partner organizations, businesses, and individuals is vital to continuing our mission to serve individuals with disabilities through equine assisted services.
Office/Operation Hours – Tuesday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - Noon; CLOSED Sun-Mon
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