Recreation and Leisure Studies

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

There are many of therapeutic horseback riding programs in Maine. Choose a one that is a member of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) NARHA certification and accreditation ensure that instructors are properly trained and that the highest safety standards are in practice, including proper insurance. The following is a listing of Maine, NARHA member centers. For information about other centers or therapeutic riding, contact NARHA. 


Riding to the Top
NARHA Premier Accredited Center
PO Box 1928
Windham, ME 04062 
(207) 892-2813

Equest Therapeutic Riding Center

NARHA Premier Accredited Center
Spring Creek Farm
73 Drown Lane
Lyman, ME 04002 
(207) 985-0374

 Flying Changes Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

P O Box 127
Topsham, ME 04086 
(207) 729-0168

 Freedom Riders

P O Box 265
Rockport, ME 04856 
(207) 236-4278

 The Spurwink School Therapeutic Riding Program

NARHA Premier Accredited Center
1247 North Rd
New Meadow Farm
N. Yarmouth, ME 04097 
(207) 829-3623

Hearts 'N Horses Therapeutic Riding Center
63 Justin Merrill Rd
Buxton, ME 04093 
(207) 929-4700

 It Takes Two Farm

508 Gray Rd.
Windham, ME 04062 
(207) 893-0025

 LaDawn Quarter Horses Therapeutic Riding Center

PO Box 71
Biddeford, ME 04005 
(207) 499-7938

Maplestone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center

2435 Milton Mills Rd
Acton, ME 04001
(207) 477-8000

 Angels on Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program

405 Ridge Rd.
Charleston, ME 04422 
(207) 285-3625


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