He has galloped through young girl's dreams, added richness
to grown women's lives, and served men in war and strife - Toni
Founded in 1994
- Incorporated in 1995
To make a difference . . . sponsor a rider
. . . . provide veterinarian care . . . sponsor a
horse/mule. . .
Lady Jo now looks upon us from Heaven!
I never Thought
I never thought I'd see the day, where a huge animal would carry me away.
I never thought I'd run with ease, and turn left or right as I please.
I never thought freedom was quite like this, I'm glad this is one session I did not miss.
I never thought I'd get out of this chair, and ride across a field upon this mare.
I never thought I could feel so complete, especially as I stand and look up from her feet.
I never thought this dream would come true, but don't ever think never, it could happen for you!
RCTRC Volunteer from 1995-1999
RCTRC is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization, dedicated to the well being of children and adults through equine facilitated therapy.
In 2011 - we have updated our mission and
purpose to not only continue to provide equine assisted therapy,
but to change the name of the organization to: River
Cities Therapy and Recreation Center, Inc. This is keeping
to the mult-dimensional programs that are offered here.
RCTRC is a non-profit 501 (c) 3, tax exempt organization, whose mission is to provide
animal assisted therapy, occupational therapy and recreational therapy services to children and adults with disabilities. Therapeutic activities are designed to assist people to reach independence, as well as obtain a quality of life with enjoyment, confidence, and self-fulfillment.
General Riding Lessons
essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact
with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire - Sharon
We Now take PayPal for riding lessons, donations, and to
purchase tickets for our fundraisers!
In 1999, Connie and Joel Boggess purchased their farm located in Milton, West Virginia. Golden-Aire Farm was name after Connie's beloved Golden-Retriever Maggie and her horse Aries Legacy. This has allowed RCTRC to have a permanent location. No more leasing stalls!
Our needs continue . . .
Horse thou art truly a creature
without equal, for thou fliest without wings and conquerest without
sword - The Koran