NTRC Blog

Thank You Naples Children & Education Foundation!

The Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, has a long history of making things possible at Naples Therapeutic Riding Center. NTRC is grateful for their support and looks forward to the next year of … Continue reading

Missy Saracino Featured in eBella Magazine

Inspired Living: Passion and Purpose by Julia Browning “Tally Ho! Missy Saracino helps bring Collier County a revolutionary therapeutic technique.”  

Thanks To B-C Foundation Station

It is so great that NTRC realizes how important continuing education is for the staff and the volunteers.  Thanks to Chris Cook of B-C Foundation Station for coming to NTRC and sharing is Horse Development and Horses Helping Humans curriculum clinic.  Being … Continue reading

Updated Special Health Care Needs Resource Guide for Florida

The Special Health Care Needs Resource Guide for Florida has been updated and we would like all of our riders and families to have the opportunity to check it out! Click on the below link to download the guide! Updated … Continue reading

NEC Spotlighted in Villafranco Wealth Management Newsletter!

 

Instructor CEU

CEU stands for Continuing Education Unit. It means our instructors are always learning and growing, which means our program is always improving. The instructors recently attended a great CEU, and Lea Haven shared her thoughts on the experience. “What a … Continue reading

Lea talks about the bond between a horse and a man

Talk about a snowball effect…… One of our Operation Strides participates came to NEC in a quiet sort of angry way. He found a friendship with a horse which led to a smile. He formed human friendship which helped him … Continue reading

A Message from Our Path Certified Instructor – Lea Haven

I have been teaching many years at NEC and I continue to be amazed by these awesome animals we use in our program.  Yes they are all great for the therapeutic riding but when we work with our many outreach … Continue reading

Staff Baby Photos

In honor of August’s “Rider Month” on our Facebook page, we have decided to a have a little contest. Below are the baby photos of all of our NEC employees, with a number below each photo. The first person to … Continue reading

In Memory: Warren Dunn – A Wonderful Volunteer

NEC lost one of our volunteers this week. Mr. Warren Dunn passed away after a long illness.  Warren would come and sidewalk with the riders every week.   He was easy to spot being over 6′ tall and loved to … Continue reading

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