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CHAPS Center for Horsemanship And Personal Success is a 501c(3) non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to educating, empowering and enriching our community through therapeutic riding programs.

Diagnoses commonly treated including: cerebral palsy, spinal cord and brain injury, muscular dystrophy, mental retardation, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit disorder, autism spectrum disorders, and hearing and visual impairment.

Therapeutic horseback riding is the use of horses and equine-assisted activities in order to achieve goals that enhance physical, emotional, social, cognitive, behavioral and educational skills for people who have disabilities.  It not only focuses on the therapeutic riding skills but also the development of a relationship between horse and rider.


CHAPS instructors are Certified with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Association