About Us Learn about Ride On
Meet the Team
- Bryan Co-CEO
- Sara Co-CEO ; PATH Intl. ATRI
- Sunny COO; PT, HPCS, DPT; Director of Therapy Services
- Megan Chief Program Officer; PATH Intl. ATRI
- Joann PT,HPCS
- Kathy PT
- Meghan PT, HPCS, DPT
- Suzanne OTR/L, SWC
- Sara OTD, OTR/L
- Bridget MS, CCC-SLP
- Brie PATH Intl. ATRI
- Tess PATH Intl. CTRI
- McKenna Instructor
- Gill PATH Intl. CTRI
- Kyra Instructor
- Niki Instructor/Horse Handler
- Nancy Office Manager
- Stephanie Horse Handler
- Keren M.S. CCC-SLP
Meet the Board
Ride On’s mission is to promote the welfare of at risk youth and people with any type of physical, intellectual or cognitive disability by means of equine assisted activities and therapies; and by providing instruction and education for all in equestrian-related social, vocational and recreational activities.
FOUNDING OF RIDE ON
Ride On gives their first lesson in March at Stoney Point Stables. Volunteers brought horses from the backyards of three neighbors, gave some lessons and rode them home.
MOVE TO BROKEN TREE RANCH AND GAIN ACCREDITATION
Ride On grows to serve more individuals with disabilities and moves to their home for the next 15 years on Chatsworth Street.
Ride On’s co-founders travel to Atlanta for the Paralympic Equestrian Competition. Gloria as a three-time coach of US international teams and Bryan as manager of the championship day of competition.
PACIFIC RIM/CALNET INTERNATIONAL SHOW
Ride On assumes management of the CALNET Show and hosts an international show with Paralympic judges and riders from five countries including Japan and Israel.
WALNUT GROVE EQUESTRIAN CENTER SERVING THE CONEJO VALLEY
Ride On is invited to open a second facility serving the Conejo Valley. The Conejo Recreation and Park District offers Ride On a 40-year lease for a 13-acre abandoned equestrian facility. Ride On races furiously to open a second accredited program while raising funds to rehabilitate the abandoned ranch.
PERMANENT HOME IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
Ride On fulfills its long-standing promise to acquire a permanent home serving the San Fernando Valley. The $1.1 million acquisition was the result of years of planning and fundraising.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES
Ride On is selected to manage the Equestrian Competition for the Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. Our job is to find 85 horses suitable for 135 athletes with intellectual disabilities and mount an international competition.
EDUCATION AND THERAPY BUILDING
Ride On completes construction of an Education and Therapy Building offering space for training, workshops, therapy and accessible bathrooms!
100,000 LESSONS MILESTONE
In February Ride On surpasses 100,000 lessons given in our history. Each year that number grows by 7,000 or so lessons given to over 225 individuals with disabilities.
Ride On is invited by the City of Thousand Oaks to build a Community Equestrian Education Center at Rancho Potrero
Ride On expands into Pasadena
MACH 1’s founder retires and asks Ride On to continue her legacy in Pasadena