About our Program


Rainbow Riders therapeutic riding program has helped Newfoundland and Labrador children with physical, cognitive or emotional disabilities reach their full potential for over 20 years. Therapeutic riding is a modern form of therapy with many benefits. 

Raise it Up for Rainbow Riders

We are in the middle of a Capital Campaign called Raise it Up for Rainbow Riders. The campaign will enable us to build new infrastructure that will allow us to operate year around and serve 3 times as many riders. We are excited about the future.  Please visit www.raiseitup.ca to learn more!  

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How it works

Each child is paired with one of Rainbow Riders program horses. With help from a qualified team of volunteers, children experience the joy of riding.  During the one hour program session, children complete a series of exercises that are designed to help them improve strength and coordination, increase flexibility and learn about horseback riding. Children develop a bond with their horse and are able to achieve things they never thought possible.

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Rainbow Riders is staffed almost entirely by a dedicated group of volunteers. We are always looking for energetic and motivated volunteers to help with our group lessons.

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Our riding program would not be possible without donations and support from our community. Please help us bring a smile to a child's face by donating today.

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