Second Annual Father’s Day Run

On Sunday, July 19th, The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) held its 2nd annual Father’s Day Run at Lake Accotink in Springfield, VA. During this family-friendly event, hosted by Metro Run & Walk, runners and walkers of all ages had the opportunity to participate in a full 10k or…

NVTRP Hosts Open House

On Wednesday, July 6th, The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) hosted an open house to showcase potential activities and therapies to be offered by the program. The more than 35 people in attendance were given the chance to participate in an Equine Assisted Learning session, as well as art…

Final Salute at NVTRP

On June 26th, The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) partnered with Final Salute Inc. to host a day camp for local women veterans and their children. Organized by NVTRP and Final Salute Inc. volunteer Rachel Engler, the event was among the first equine-assisted programs of its kind in Northern…

Building Project Update

November 2015 To our friends- Many of you have been asking about the construction of our indoor riding arena. Planning for this desperately needed facility very much continues behind the scenes of our day-to-day operations. We continue working to secure final site plan approval from Fairfax County. The site plans…

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

We are excited to announce the grand opening of the NVTRP Lending Library this month.  Free of charge and open to all riders and their families, volunteers, and staff, the library will have titles pertaining to two topics of special interest~ disability awareness and horses. We encourage you to browse…

WE LOVE YOU CHET!!!

Chet has found his retirement spot! Our NVTRP equine veteran has served as a therapy horse for 12 years and has more than earned a quiet retirement. Chet has been in semi-retirement while we searched for the perfect new home. His new owner, Melissa, will give him lots of TLC…
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