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.





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Riverwood Rider E-News
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Our Biannual Newsletter - The Riverwood Rider
Click here for our newsletter from March 2014. You can also go here to view an archive of our newsletters and other Riverwood news.
2014 Program Calendar
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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.
Open House and Farm Tour
You are invited to attend a spring Open House and Farm Tour at Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center. This special event will give visitors the chance to learn about the community programs Riverwood offers. Meet and interact with our special herd of horses. Enjoy a walk around the farm in beautiful sp ... Read More
WHEN: April 26, 2014
Cost: Free
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Riverwood Spring Fling Horseshow
The annual Riverwood Spring Fling Horseshow will take place on May 10, 2014 for current Riverwood riders. This year, we are seeking supporters to help share in the fun of this event and become a class sponsor. Class sponsorships are only $25 and a great way to honor riders, family members, pets, b ... Read More
WHEN: May 10, 2014
Volunteer Orientation
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: May 17, 2014
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00am-12:30pm
Able-Bodied and Special Needs Summer Programs
Our summer lesson program is 7 weeks from June 16 through August 1, 2014. Lessons are available to children 3 1/2 and older, as well as adults. Group Lessons are 1 hour and available for up to 5 riders.

Private Lessons are being offered this year and are available first come, first serve. ... Read More
WHEN: Summer 2014
Time: Sign up by May 10
February, 2014
Expansion Project Has Begun
It is with great excitement that we announce the start of an expansion project at the farm. A portion of the upstairs barn loft will be renovated into two offices, a multi-purpose room, bathroom and extra storage. The additional space will allow for Riverwood to expand its reach to the community t ... Read More
November, 2013
Riverwood has begun the installation phase of a very large "environmentally friendly" project. In just a few short weeks, the newly installed rain water cistern will be set to gather rain that falls on our barn roof. We will be able to store 3,000 gallons of water in the huge tank behind the barn. T ... Read More
Riverwood on WXII News!
July 2013
Riverwood was featured on WXII News on Wednesday, July 17. Kimberly Vanscoy visited the farm and aired a story featuring Riverwood and ABC of NC groups that are visiting the farm as part of their summer camp. Click here to watch the video!
Riverwood Featured in Exceptional Child Magazine
April, 2013
For children with special needs, sometimes the best therapy comes on four legs. Read the cover article in the magazine, Exceptional Child, about Animal Therapy - healing mind, body and spirit with the help of four-legged friends.
Riverwood Thanks Our Major Sponsors
January 2013
A Special Thank You to Our Grand Champion Sponsors!