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.
Riverwood provides quality, professional equine assisted activities and farm-based learning opportunities for both children and adults with special needs.
Our vision is to facilitate healing, acceptance and growth for those with special needs through a partnership with equines and the natural world.
Equine assisted activities help to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination and motor development as well as emotional well-being. Founded in 1995, Riverwood is a 501 (c)(3) charitable corporation serving 120 individuals weekly. We are a PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Premier Accredited center with nationally certified instructors. Riverwood is located among 53 acres in Tobaccoville, NC and serves Forsyth, Yadkin, Stokes, Surry and Davie Counties.
The Riverwood Barn was completed in 2002 and houses a 60’ x 120’ indoor arena for year round activities. It also includes a classroom with observation window, an office, 5 horse stalls, feed room and tack room.
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Hi Riverwood Friends! Please take a moment to listen to this message from our Executive Director, Laura. We want you to know we have new things in the works to stay connected with you and to support you during this time. Please visit our Vimeo channel where we will be adding videos weekly during this time. We are also in the process of creating virtual programming that can be viewed through our Facebook and be later posted on our Vimeo channel. Stay tuned to Riverwood and we love you!
Rick and Nancy