A Member of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Bitterroot Therapeutic Riding is dedicated to sharing the benefits and joy of therapeutic riding with adults and children of all ages. Youth-at-risk, the elderly, those with behavorial disorders, learning disabilities and cognitive delays benefit from equine therapy. It has been shown to address the challenges of multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and autism to name a few. Without conscious effort riders are treated to this proven form of therapy that is both fun and rewarding. Certified instructors focus on rider specific goals and promoting social skills. Year-round instruction is offered in a safe environment with the help of caring volunteers and gentle horses.