Therapeutic Riding for Exceptional Children is a rehabilitation and therapeutic program for children and adults with disabilities. The nonprofit program, which has been around since 1981, serves San Joaquin, Sacramento and nearby counties. Volunteers are working on a safe facility that can be used year-round.
"It's a truly remarkable thing - putting humans on horses for rehabilitation," said Chris McParland, who has worked with this program for several years, adding that 35 to 50 children and adults participate in the program each year.
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