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Programs for Children

TROT provides equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with physical and developmental disabilities. TROT serves children with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, hearing/vision impairments, and other special needs.

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“Smiles were a while coming, though we knew they were there. Last week, to the delight of his volunteers and his instructor, for the first time, Jacob laughed out loud!”
– Mary Vardi, about Jason M

Programs for Adults

TROT offers therapeutic riding for adults as well as traditional riding lessons for those who had a past negative experience on horseback. TROT also has an Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy program that provides a non-traditional form of counseling.

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“Almost three years of outstanding therapy and life experiences with Sierra Ohrel and her team of four-legged master teachers at TROT is the best medicine I’ve had in my PTSD healing journey.”
– Reta Nickles-Johnson

Programs for Veterans

Heroes on Horses is TROT’s therapeutic riding program serving disabled men and women veterans. The program offers physical, emotional, and social benefits to the riders. “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” - Winston Churchill

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“I’m a veteran of the US Navy. I have a spinal cord injury and was informed about TROT. When I visited TROT I found a very caring and helpful staff ready to teach me the fundamentals of horseback riding. My goal was to ride in the Tucson Annual Rodeo Parade and thanks to TROT I fulfilled my dream on February 21, 2013. ”
– Joseph Bailey

Recent News +

HoofPrints – Spring 2019
The Spring 2019 edition of our TROT newsletter, HoofPrints, is ready to read! Click below to read or download a copy. Spring 2019 HoofPrints Read more ›

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Our instructors work diligently to make sure our horses are comfortable with the different things they are asked to do in their therapeutic riding lessons. Here instructors Connie and Sophie are working with Rune, who was a good boy! ... Read moreRead less

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