Our Public Statement

The Therapeutic Riding Association of Virginia (TRAV) states its mission as a “... non-profit formed to foster equine-assisted activities by offering education and networking opportunities to operating centers and to raise public awareness of the benefits of these activities to individuals with disabilities.” To further clarify, TRAV endorses fairness, justice, and equality for all regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, religious/spiritual belief, gender, socio-economic status, or age. TRAV holds this belief integral in providing services to the population identified in the mission statement and is committed to uphold this standard as a valued tenet.


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Virginia Pony is PATH’s Horse of the Year

Gnomeo is the PATH, International Therapy Horse of 2020. Gnomeo is an important member of the equine teaching team at Loudoun Therapeutic Riding Center. He is small, 12.1 hands, but he is mighty. His age, 22 years, has given him many experiences and wisdom. He is a seasoned horse show veteran. His wisdom and small […]

TRAV-Therapeutic Riding Association of Virginia

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    Ride with Pride has such sweet and patient horses, it makes the whole experience so much more enjoyable!!  The staff and volunteers are so nice and helpful and you can tell they really genuinely care.  I couldn’t recommend any service you could do more than this and we have tried a lot of them!  Equine Therapy with Ride with Pride has made a tremendous difference in our girls and in our family as a whole.  They truly make learning and riding horses so fun.  We are so blessed to be a part of the Ride with Pride family!!
    The Canterbury Family
    Staunton, Virginia