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We're Looking For Volunteers!

Our Annual

We need volunteers every day, but especially for weekend feeding help and on Mondays. If you can dedicate time to help, we can promise you'll get your steps in, boost your endorphins from hanging out with the horses, and gets lots of fresh air! This a great opportunity for college students home for the summer or adults looking to add some volunteer time to their lives.

We're also looking for volunteers June 25-July 1 to fill shifts for Gatekeepers, Flag Bearers, and National Anthem singers during the Cleveland Tri-State Charity Horse Show benefiting our Therapeutic Riding Center.

To find out more about volunteering click here, register on our platform: or email us today!

How Horses Help Us

Through the eyes of a horse, we are not judged by our different abilities - we are able to be who we are and achieve what we set our minds to.  We see firsthand the incredible changes in

participants' abilities through our programs, including:


  • self-esteem                                            

  • communication skills                         

  • self-regulation                                     

  • trust                                                         

  • body balance & coordination         

  • riding skills                                            

  • focus

  • social skills

  • sensory processing

  • mobility

  • mental health

  • emotional well-being

Our Story

Since 2008, Tri-State Therapeutic Riding Center has been focused on providing opportunities for safe and effective equine-assisted activities to enhance the quality of life for those with developmental, physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges.

We serve over 800 individuals annually and hope to reach even more community members. Our dream is to give our community a safe, fun, family-oriented place where participants can achieve their goals on and off the horse.

Resilience In Motion

Jessica’s love of horses and riding started at age 6. She saw her future self always in the horse world, becoming a world-class riding instructor and horse trainer. Those goals seemed to disappear at age 25 following a triple amputation. After a five-month hospital stay, re-learning all the basics of mobility with prosthetics became her daily task. Figuring out how to ride again kept her going on her darkest days.


Albert, her 16-hand dressage horse, has been a steady partner for Jessica for over 10 years.  Working with Tri-State Therapeutic Riding Center’s Program Director, Olivia Rekoske, Jessica has been able to use our mechanical lift to mount Albert for riding here as well as at horse shows at the nearby Exhibition Center.


To learn more about Jessica and Albert's story, sign up for our newsletter! 

People say I'm brave.
But I'm not brave, I'm scared.

I just do it scared.

What's New At The Barn

New Faces: Claire Davis is our new

Therapeutic Riding Instructor! 

New News: Starting this Spring, we will be sharing a quarterly newsletter highlighting special things about Tri-State. Keep an eye on your inbox, or click here to subscribe today.

New Grant:  We are so grateful to the Bachman Foundation for awarding TSTRC a grant to support our Participant Scholarships program! This foundation funds area ...

Camps + Special Events

Tri-State Summer Camps

Summer camps are open to ages 4 and up and are for all ability levels!  Join us for crafts, equine activities, and summer fun. Camp days run from 9 am-2 pm Monday- Thursday.

Discipline Discovery June 5-8, 2023

Cowboy Camp June 19-22, 2023

Olympic Camp July 10-13, 2023

Registration starts March 15th; forms are at the barn office or email us.


Summer Camp
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