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Northland Therapeutic Riding Center

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The mission of Northland Therapeutic Riding Center is to improve the quality of life for persons with special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies.

Northland Therapeutic Riding Center, is a recognized 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2000 in response to a strong community need for therapeutic riding. Located in Kearney, Missouri, Northland Therapeutic Riding Center offers an environment where children, teens, and adults with physical, psychological, and behavioral challenges are overcoming obstacles and challenging conventions through nationally accredited and globally recognized equine-assisted interactions.



Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Kearney, MO
Status Active
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Horseback riding therapy
  4. Horses
  5. Mammals
  6. Missouri
  7. open access
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