​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.

​Welcome! 

​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.

About Riverwood
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.

News & Events

Save the Date for The Hoof Beat!

Can’t wait to stomp your feet to some great music?  How about meeting close to 300 folks who also love to support Riverwood?  Go ahead and put September 28, 2019 on your calendar for The Hoof Beat.  You can be sure there will be great music and activities for all.  Tickets will go on sale in early August so stay tuned!

There are many ways you can participate and help make our fall fundraiser a success. There are several levels of event sponsorship available. Please call us at (336) 922-6426 or email the office at [email protected] for complete information.

​Programs

​Therapeutic Riding

​Community-Based Learning

​Able Bodied Riding

​Mobile Educational Outreach

​Equine Facilitated Learning