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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that helps each individual realize their highest potential by providing equine-assisted activities to people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, recovering military personnel, and others in need in an inclusive, community setting.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Program VolunteersMinimum Age: 14Volunteering with NVTRP is a rewarding and fun experience! Share in the joys of therapeutic riding by helping people in your community! Volunteers will help with feeding and horse care as well as helping in horseback riding lessons. Training is provided and horse experience is valued but not required.
Vounteer For Work DaysMinimum Age: 14Corporate workdays are great for team building and getting away from your desk for a beautiful afternoon in the country. We value our workday groups because they spend time helping with farm beautification by fixing fences, painting, mowing, etc. If your company, school/church/civic group or Eagle Scout Candidate is interested, let us know! Horse experience is not required.
Horse CareCosequin ASU joint supplement
Riding EquipmentRail Razers
Helmets (size XS-XL)