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Ongoing Fundraiser – Orion’s Legacy

On October 28, 2018, at the age of 22, we lost our dear friend, co-worker and equine therapist, ‘Orion’ to Colic. Orion was a key piece of the therapeutic riding puzzle at the North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association and will be dearly missed by many.

This loss has led us to actively fundraise in Orion’s honour, towards the purchase of a new Fjord therapy horse.

Please read, share & give if you can. Thank you!

Click Here to donate to our GoFundMe Campaign

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Happy 2019 & Start of Winter Session

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Wishing everyone a very happy 2019! We open the year with a New Volunteer Orientation (Saturday January 5th 11:00-1:00) and the start of our Winter Riding Session (January 7th to March 16th). We look forward to seeing everyone very soon!

 

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Holiday Office Closure

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Giving Tuesday – November 27th

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New Year…New Volunteer Opportunities!

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Help us purchase a new horse! Our herd is aging and nearing retirement; we are eager to start working with new suitable horses to integrate into our specialized program.

Our horses are well cared for and never lack affection or attention.  With nearly 100 riders, 100 + volunteers and staff, they are loved on all day long and live a well balanced life of work and down time.  We currently have a wonderful mix of ponies and horses, but it is an aging herd of geldings and mares and they all deserve a chance to retire while they are still able to enjoy life comfortably.  One by one, we hope to make that happen.

The benefits of Therapeutic Riding include: increased confidence, social skill building, a chance to build a human/animal bond, normalization of muscle tone, improved balance, increased core strength and so much more. The best part, is that the horses distract their riders from even realizing that they are indeed, in a therapy session.  The riders always leave with a huge smile and warm heart at the end of each ride.

Click Here To Donate To Our Gofundme Campaign

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