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Meet the Team
- Bryan CEO
- Sara COO
- Gloria Program Director
- Joann PT,HPCS
- Karen PT,CTRI
- Roxanne OTR
- Sunny PT,DPT
- Kathy PT
- Brie Assistant Program Director, Advanced Instructor
- Megan Advanced Instructor
- Cheryl Registered Instructor
- Susan Registered Instructor
- Tess Registered Instructor
- Daphne Registered Instructor
- Steven Registered Instructor
- Regan Registered Instructor
- Abi Horse Handler
- Nancy Office Manager
Meet the Board
Ride On is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of children and adults with disabilities through a unique combination of equine related therapy, recreation, and fun.
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.