Brecht Stables & Dustin’s Place: A therapeutic horseback riding center that offers equine assisted therapy, therapeutic riding, and adventure-based summer camp opportunities. Located in Cumming.
Harnessing Hope: A center that offers equine-assisted psychotherapy and life coaching. Located in Dawsonville.
North Georgia Equine in Motion: A hippotherapy center that offers equine-assisted physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Located in Cumming.
Special Equestrians of Georgia: A nonprofit facility that offers therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equine assisted learning, equine assisted psychotherapy, and a program for veterans. Located in Milton.
Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Riding Center: A center that provides therapeutic riding, equine-facilitated learning (in six area schools), and takes riders to the Special Olympics Georgia. Located in Guyton.
Butterfly Dreams Farm: A nonprofit that offers both hippotherapy (in which horses are used to help reach goals in physical, occupational, or speech therapy) and therapeutic riding (in which the goals are more focused on horse care and riding technique). Located in Watkinsville.
Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding: An 80-acre property that offers a variety of services to people with disabilities, including therapeutic riding, summer camps, and birthday parties. They also support riders in the Special Olympics and other competitions. Located in Cartersville.
BEATS, Inc: A non-profit therapy company that offers therapy (PT and OT) as well as Adaptive riding. Located in Canton.
McKenna Farms Therapy Services: An organization that offers hippotherapy, clinical therapy, and aquatic therapy. Located in Dallas.
Big Stride Therapy: A provider of hippotherapy for people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, speech-language issues, and a variety of other conditions. They have locations in Alpharetta and Canton.
My Heroes, LLC: A hippotherapy provider with therapists who are trained by the American Hippotherapy Association (AHA) and registered by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH). They have a location in Atlanta, as well as a couple in Colorado.
Chastain Horse Park: A nonprofit that offers therapeutic riding and hippotherapy, as well as events and private parties. Located in Atlanta.
Parkwood Farms Therapy Center: A center that provides therapeutic riding opportunities and other equine-assisted activities. Located in Snellville.
The Reece Center: An equine-assisted therapy center for children and adults with various disabilities. They also assist in preparing for the horse show segment of the Special Olympics. Located in Sharpsburg.
Jacobs’ Ladder Therapeutic Riding Center: Equine therapy and recreational riding opportunities for children and adults with physical and/or mental disabilities. Located in Hahira.
SpiritHorse at Freedom Ranch: A center that offers therapeutic riding, equine-assisted learning, Special Olympics training and hosting, and summer camp opportunities for kids and adults with disabilities. Located in Tunnel Hill.
Pegasus Riding Academy: A therapeutic riding academy that provides equine-assisted activities for people with physical, emotional, or mental disabilities. Located in Savannah.
Dream Power Therapeutic Riding: Therapeutic riding opportunities for children and adults with physical and emotional challenges. Located in Gainesville.
Good Shepherd Therapeutic Riding: An equine-assisted therapy program for children and adults with disabilities. Located in Warm Springs.
CORRAL: A center that provides equine-assisted programs for individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. Located in Newnan.
Hand, Hoof, and Heart: Riding programs for people with a broad range of disabilities. Located in Kennesaw.
Haven Hills Therapeutic Riding Center: An accredited Special Olympics International institution that offers recreational riding opportunities for people with a vast array of different disabilities. Located in Fairburn.
Saddle Buddies Therapy: A therapy center that provides hippotherapy and equine-assisted therapy options for people with disabilities. Located in Gainesville.
Please note that some of these resources may be undergoing changes due to the COVID-19 crisis. Please be sure to check their website for further details.
We hope you find this guide to be of use! Please note that we have not personally verified the quality of services provided by each of these organizations; much of the information comes from internet searches. When considering resources for yourself or a loved one, we recommend that you conduct your own research.
If you have a favorite organization that benefits people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, please reach out and let us know! We are always learning about more resources, and will continue to update this guide with new information.