Please review our updated policy: 2022 COVID Protocol Document

River Valley Riders enriches the lives of children and adults with special needs by providing equine-assisted services, including therapeutic horseback riding and carriage driving lessons. Our program helps participants gain self-confidence and self-esteem, build strength, improve balance and hand-eye coordination, while forming meaningful relationships.


2022 Lesson Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in River Valley Riders! To join the next registration mailing scheduled for February 2022, please contact us.  Lessons will resume in April 2022.

Due to safety concerns for the rider, volunteers and horse, the rider’s weight and balance may limit participation, the site selection, and hour for riding.  Due to safety concerns for the rider/driver and following PATH Intl. recommendations, the minimum age to participate is 4 years old.

For questions about lesson opportunities, please email us or call 651-439-2558.

Lesson Fees

Payment accepted by Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.  Select the amount from your invoice:

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Scholarship Program

RVR offers scholarships in an effort to make therapeutic riding available to all riders who would benefit from the program.  Scholarships are based on financial need.