NMCTR Blog

My Favorite Time of Summer»

Every year during summer time, I count down the days until NMCTR’s Summer Enrichment Program. The program is a week long therapeutic riding program (similar to a summer camp) for…

Becky

A Memorable Summer at NMCTR by Becky Neufeld»

I spent this summer volunteering at NMCTR and it was an incredible experience. I am a psychology student at UC Davis and before this summer I was really uncertain about…

Watermelon Mountain Pony Club

Watermelon Mountain Pony Club Horse Show»

On May 6th, 2017, The Watermelon Mounted Pony Club hosted a 3-day eventing competition, which consists of 3 phases of riding; first the riders perform a dressage test, then ride…

PATH International Region 10 Conference»

This year, 2017, I decided that I wanted to attend the PATH International Region 10 Conference. I have never been to a PATH International conference, and the thought of additional…

100 Women

A Night With 100 Women Who Care»

At 6:00 p.m. on a quiet Tuesday two weeks ago, I witnessed something magical. Eighty or more women were gathered, their chatting and excitement not unlike a giant bee hive.…

Thoughts From Our Intern Colin»

Our volunteer intern, Colin Holmes, is a great ambassador for NMCTR. He has been a student/rider in our program for many years, and has become an accomplished horseman. Fulfilling his…

A Wonderful Volunteer Experience»

Sam was on summer break and transitioning from high school to college. She reached out to NMCTR to volunteer for a month while she was staying with family here in…

A Bit of Science Regarding Our Love of Horses»

Those of us who spend a lot of time with horses will often describe a “special feeling” that we get in their company.  The descriptive words/phrases used vary but speak…

Horses Helping People State Fair Competition»

Each and every one of us has some kind of goal that we would love to achieve. A goal that you know once it has been accomplished, your life will feel complete. For many of our riders, riding in a horse show is a life dream.

Swing and Style Fundraiser 2015»

Being a non-profit organization, fundraising is our best source of income. NMCTR hosted an amazing fundraiser this year called Swing and Style! This event consisted of a golf tournament, silent auction, fashion…