Leander, TX 78641
LOCATION: Far North Austin
With the help of a few special horses, Open My World Therapeutic Riding Center improves the quality of life for individuals with special needs involving physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Open My World is a 501(c)(3) organization first established in Leander, Texas in January 2008. The focus of the organization is to serve individuals with special needs, primarily children and youth. Located in Leander, it serves children living in Leander and the surrounding areas of Cedar Park, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, and North Austin. Open My World Therapeutic Riding Center is recognized by PATH as a center, which requires a certified instructor. Open My World currently has two certified instructors. The center is also a Texas “Class” provider with DSSW and DARS. These agencies provide financial assistance for the therapy sessions for families of special needs students.
TAGGED: equine assisted therapy, equine facilitated learning, hippotherapy, PATH, therapeutic horseback riding, therapy