Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center provides quality, professional equine assisted activities for both children and adults with special needs. Equine assisted activities help to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination and motor development as well as emotional well being.

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center is located among 53 acres in Tobaccoville, NC and serves Forsyth, Yadkin, Stokes, Surry and Davie Counties. 

Sweeties First Day
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Thank You, Major Business Sponsors!

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Riverwood's Chili Fundraiser in partnership with Salem Kitchen is going on now - we need your support to sell 650 quarts of chili to benefit Riverwood's programs! Purchase online here - must be pre-ordered by Jan 29, 2018.

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Our Biannual Newsletter - The Riverwood Rider
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2018 Program Calendar
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2018 MEO Calendar
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Help Riverwood Brick by Brick
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Share the Ride Pendant
Give the gift that gives back. Riverwood proudly offers this custom-made Share the Ride pendant. Sterling silver and crafted locally by Deva Fine Jewelry, the necklace comes in a special gift bag and proceeds will benefit Riverwood. Please click here to order or purchase yours at the Riverwood office.

NEWS from the BARN

Souper Bowl Chili Fundraiser – Order By 1/29

We are so grateful to partner with Salem Kitchen for the 15th Annual Souper Bowl Chili Fundraiser on Saturday, February 3rd! Salem Kitchen generously donates hundreds of quarts of chili so that proceeds raised through this event will benefit Riverwood’s programs. You can support Riverwood by purchasing savory vegetarian, classic beef or white chicken chili for $11/quart. […]

Community Based Learning Program Openings

Students in Riverwood’s new Community Based Learning program will utilize the farm and the new Coop building to learn and practice job skills that are needed in retail settings, farm care, animal care and interacting with the public. Although they will not be riding, students will have weekly sessions with the miniature horses to work […]

Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in learning about horses, working with individuals with special needs and spending time outdoors, consider becoming a Riverwood volunteer! We are in need of volunteers to serve as side-walkers for our summer and year-round programs. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age and attend an orientation to undergo basic […]

2018 Board of Directors

We would like to welcome and introduce Riverwood’s 2018 Board of Directors! Brittney Albert Linda Collins Terri Dillon Hilary Kosloske Vickie Newell, DVM Laura Pallavicini Rebecca Smitherman Aaron Williams