Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center provides quality, professional equine assisted
activities for both children and adults with special needs. Equine assisted activities
help to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination and motor development
as well as emotional well being.
Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center is located among 53 acres in Tobaccoville, NC
and serves Forsyth, Yadkin, Stokes, Surry and Davie Counties.
Pet Has a Twitter Account!
Find out about daily life on the farm by visiting Pet's Twitter account!
Riverwood Rider E-News
for the latest Riverwood Rider E-Newsletter
Our Biannual Newsletter - The Riverwood Rider
for the combined 2014 Annual Report and newsletter from August 2015
. You can also go here
to view an archive of our newsletters and other Riverwood news.
2016 Program Calendar
for the Riverwood 2016 Program Calendar
Wear Your Support!
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Help Riverwood Brick by Brick
Help pave the way for Riverwood students one brick at a time. Download
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Honor them with a donation to Riverwood and get "thank you" cards to send them. - More Information
Share the Ride Pendant
Give the gift that gives back. Riverwood proudly
offers this custom-made Share the Ride pendant. Sterling silver and crafted locally
by Deva Fine Jewelry
, the necklace comes
in a special gift bag and proceeds will benefit Riverwood. Please click here
to order or purchase yours at the Riverwood office.
Smokin’ Harley Davidson Muscle Car Show
Muscle Cars - Street Rods - Antiques - Clubs! Everyone is welcome to this fun event and all proceeds will be donated to Riverwood! There will be free hotdogs from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m., 50/50 Draw Raffle, vendors, live music, a people's choice trophy and a dealer's choice trophy. This event is ... Read More
WHEN: June 25, 2016
Cost: $20 per vehicle
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer Orientation (Part I)
Volunteer Orientation includes learning about the Riverwood mission, a tour of the farm, roles of Leaders, Advanced Leaders and Sidewalkers, as well as barn rules and safety procedures. See the Volunteer Page
for details ... Read More
WHEN: August 13, 2016
Riverwood Boots and Brews
Mark your calendar for Riverwood's largest fundraiser of the year which will take place on Saturday, October 15th, starting at 6:30 pm. Join us at Boots and Brews and celebrate 21 years of "walking on" together at the BB&T Ballpark Womble Carlyle Suite. Enjoy dinner and drinks, a beautiful silent au ... Read More
WHEN: October 15, 2016
Cost: $35 per ticket
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Summer Session 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 Summer Riding Program. This opportunity is available for typically developing and exceptional students ages 3 through adult. This year we are offering opportunities for senior adults as well as 2 different opportunities for youth seeking immersion at the farm ... Read More
WHEN: Registration Began February 1
Contribute now through August 15, 2016
We are thrilled to share the news that Riverwood has received a $25,000 challenge grant! The funds raised will make it possible to enrich and expand programs, make capital improvements at Riverwood, and build our horse care fund for the life-long care of our elderly equine therapy partners. Now thro ... Read More
RTRC - Living, Learning, and Healing with Horses
"Karly becomes very emotional when remembering her friend, Tony. He had many jobs, but he loved his work at Riverwood more than any other. Tony offered physical and emotional support to anyone who needed it, especially to Karly. There love is still palpable, even though Tony left this physical world ... Read More
"Fun, love, acceptance, learning and strength; this is the essence of Riverwood. Our small nonprofit utilizes the healing power of horses and equine assisted activities for children and adults with special needs in our community. In the fall of 2014 we had the opportunity to work with students in th ... Read More
Riverwood Thanks Our Major Sponsors
A Special Thank You to Our Premier and Grand Champion Sponsors!