August 24, 2020
Hearts & Horses Gala - A Virtual Event
Written By: The TROT Team
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, many of TROT’s events have been cancelled. This includes our annual fundraising gala which normally provides a significant portion of our annual income. Consequently, TROT has decided to move our 22nd Hearts and Horses Gala to a virtual platform that everyone can Enjoy! Save the expense of the suit and little black dress and instead TROT in PLACE on Saturday, October 17th! Spend the entire evening however you choose. Enjoy an overdue night in with friends; make dinner at home with the family; have a date night with your significant other; or a virtual company party with your colleagues. TROT is throwing a #TROTINPLACE house party! To make this virtual event possible, TROT is utilizing OneCause, an easy to use online platform that will make fundraising easy for everyone! Closer to the event, a link will be provided with a step-by-step guide which will allow you to....
July 27, 2020
Welcome to the TROT Team, Peter!
Written By: The TROT Team
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Peter M. Wells. He comes to TROT after a very successful career in the Flowing Wells Unified School District, starting as an educator and ending his career there as the administrator known for his ability to lead schools to an “A” rating, building teams and leaders....
July 8, 2020
Written By: Terry Flores, Interim Executive Director
TROT During COVID-19 as of August 18, 2020 Therapeutic Riding of Tucson continues to monitor the updates in our community and follow the Center for Disease Control and PATH Intl recommendations relating to COVID-19. Even though we are eager to begin our classes as soon as possible, the safety of our volunteers and our participants is....
July 1, 2020
Written By: Margaux DeConcini, Development Director
Local Tucson businesses, agencies, and community members are all coming together to battle the COVID pandemic. We are raising funds for those in need, advocating for those without a voice, and selflessly donating essentials, time and needed services. The effects felt by COVID-19 have been widespread and created impacts unlike anything that we’ve ever seen.....
May 22, 2020
Therapeutic Riding Benefits
Written By: Margaux
Therapeutic Riding is a form of adaptive riding promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. At TROT, we use activities on horseback to positively contribute to the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social well-being of individuals with special needs. Horseback riding provides strong sensory stimulation to muscles and....