Mission Statement

Our mission is to enrich the lives of children and adults with disabilities through the provision of therapeutic horse-back riding programs and related activities.

What We Do

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association (VTRA) formerly known as Victoria Riding for the Disabled, was formed in 1982 to provide a therapeutic riding experience to children and adults with disabilities from the Greater Victoria area. VTRA is a non-profit charitable organization that uses horseback riding as a recognized therapeutic aid for people with a wide range of physical, intellectual and learning disabilities. VTRA offers classes to more than 160 children and adults with disabilities that include cerebral palsy, down syndrome, autism, intellectual challenges, hearing or vision impairment, and many more. VTRA is made up of a volunteer board, a small paid staff and more than 100 volunteers who through their dedicated contribution of time enable these individuals to benefit from the therapeutic properties of horseback riding each week.

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