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oliver

Oliver

Oliver is a pip of a guy standing just 31 inches tall and the color of a brownie with caramel!...

therapy horse tank

Tank

I'm sure everyone says this about their horse, but Tank is unlike any other horse...

therapy horse dusty

Dusty

Dusty has been in our program since 2017 and has been an irreplaceable member of our herd...

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Fahey

It is with great pride that I introduce Fahey, New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding Foundations' latest addition...

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Tommy

Tommy's journey in the world of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) began when he stepped onto the trailer leaving behind his life as an Amish cart horse...

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Marvel

Marvel—"to be filled with wonder or astonishment." A fitting definition and the name of our wonderful 30-year-old therapy horse, Marvel.

rider in gray tank top and black breeches rides sorrel horse in English saddle on grass

Angie

On April 6, 2018, I stood in a college auditorium and scanned rows filled by my faculty colleagues, students, family, and friends—the people I most admire and want to respect me. Then I said something I never thought I’d utter aloud...

woman in wheelchair smiles next to black therapy horse at equine therapy barn

Pride

I have been riding at the REATH Center for two years now. It has become a big part of my life. When I was born, I was diagnosed with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), a congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body.

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Amrita's Story

Amrita was hearing impaired, non-verbal, and had complications with short-term memory. Therapeutic riding at Saddle Up! Nashville, along with a therapy horse named Copper, changed everything.

smiling woman cantering dark bay Paso Fino horse through the wet sand of a beach with ocean waves in the background

Macey & Capri

Oct 17, 2003, a wreck with a drunk driver changed my life in a heartbeat. I went from being healthy and active to using a wheelchair...

a palomino Pony of the Americas stands on a grassy lawn in front of a red barn

Hamilton

"From therapy lessons with children with cerebral palsy to teaching a beginner rider with a slight mental disability how to trot by themselves to competing in mid-level eventing, Hami does it all..."

therapy horse smoke

Smoke

"Smoke is a bay Quarter Horse and he is our go-to horse for beginner children at Lets Saddle Up..."