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.
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
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: August 2, 2014
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00am-12:30pm
Riverwood Revue and BBQ
Our Big Event of the year is changing its name! The Riverwood Revue and BBQ will be Riverwood’s largest annual fundraising event. This year, the Revue will be held on Saturday, September 27, out at the farm. Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. Make plans now to attend! Good Times BBQ will again se ... Read More
WHEN: September 27, 2014
Cost: $30 per ticket
Time: 5:00 p.m.
June, 2014
Riverwood is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Development Director. The Development Director will spearhead development efforts as Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function. ... Read More
May 8, 2014
We would like to welcome our newest equine staff members, Midnight and Candy. These miniature horses will be a part of the Mobile Education Outreach unit, which will travel to serve those that cannot come to the farm. Their small size and gentle personalities make them a perfect fit for this job!
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
Riverwood Thanks Our Major Sponsors
January 2013
A Special Thank You to Our Grand Champion Sponsors!