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Values & Goals

Mission Statement
The mission of the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is to enhance the development and quality of life for children through an accredited therapeutic riding program provided in a safe and nurturing environment.

The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is a Premier Accredited Center by PATH.
Jordan_LissaThe Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship(PATH) is a membership organization that fosters safe, professional, ethical and therapeutic equine activities through education, communication, standards and research for people with and without disabilities.

Just as other professions use accreditation and licensing systems to improve the well-being of their industries, therapeutic equine professionals have a distinction of their own thanks to PATH’s Premier Accredited Center Program. The Premier Accredited Center Program offers PATH centers the chance to demonstrate their excellence in providing quality, professional equine assisted activities. This voluntary process recognizes PATH centers that have met established industry standards. The accreditation process is a peer review system, in which trained volunteers visit and evaluate centers in accordance with PATH standards. Centers meet the accreditation requirements based on the administrative, facility, program and applicable special interest standards.

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For more information about the Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship, click here.

 

Check out this great video below about our therapeutic program!

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The BTRC

Special things happen when children and horses are brought together.

There is a unique bond between horses and people that can be particularly meaningful to children with disabilities. Riding programs provide a relaxing, non-academic environment in which children can interact with adults and peers and more importantly with their horse.