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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Tony's Story
Pet Has a Twitter Account!
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Riverwood Rider E-News
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Our Biannual Newsletter - The Riverwood Rider
Click here 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.
2015 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.
Fill the Riverwood Horses’ Feed Pans on #GivingTuesday
Save the date for #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving meant to harness the power of social media for the benefit of local nonprofit causes. Riverwood’s Giving Tuesday campaign will aim to feed our therapy horses for one year – an annual expense of over $6,000. The average cost of 1 bag of feed i ... Read More
WHEN: December 1, 2015
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: January 9, 2016
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00am-11:30pm
March 2015
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
January, 2015
In the 20 years since our first 8 students mounted their ponies, Riverwood has improved the quality of life in our community by providing over 55,000 lessons and therapy hours to more than 1300 students. Our 10 volunteers have grown to 120, donating more than 5,500 hours each year, and the instruct ... Read More
January 2015
"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!

Premier Sponsors:
Modern Automotive    Welborn  

Champion Sponsors:
Greystone Veterinary Service   Salem Kitchen    Kelly Office Supply    SharperImage    Goodwill