Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)

Description
Description (Service) Provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for challenged children and adults including those with motor dysfunction * cerebral palsy * muscular dystrophy * multiple sclerosis * down's syndrome * spina bifida * developmental delays * autism * sensory impoairments etc.  
 
Certified instructors and physiotherapists tailor individual programs to meet the rider's specific needs whether it be physical, behavioural, speech, or occupational.  
 
Other aspects of therapeutic riding involve socialization, recreation, outdoor activity, integration of people and animals, the challenge of sport, and the learning of useful skills, which include care and responsibility for an animal.  
 
Facility offers an indoor arena, lounge and well trained horses. 
 
Volunteer opportunities available as instructors, safety walkers and assistants * time commitment is a minimum of 2 hrs, 1 evening a week * Call Volunteer Coordinator for details.
Service Details
Hours Spring, Summer or Fall programs: Mon-Thu evenings 6 pm-7 pm or 7:15 pm-8:15 pm * 4 or 10 week programs, call for details
Dates Apr-Nov
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Individuals who require therapeutic riding
Application Contact the office for details
Languages English
Fees Set fees
Address and Location
Site Location North Grey (across from drive in)
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Wicken Stables
223047 Grey Rd 17B, RR 5
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N7
 
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Intersection Derby-Sarawak Townline
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Barn 519-372-2721
E-Mail contactus@graceriding.ca
Website www.graceriding.ca
Primary Contact Aunalea Cruickshank, President and Program Coordinator; Phone: (Residence) 519-371-6539
Mailing Address PO Box 992 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6H6