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Meet NMCTR’s New Herd Manager – Siv Watkins»

NMCTR is happy to announce that we have hired a new Herd Manager,Siv Watkins. Siv began her career as a biologist, graduating with a B.Sc, which she followed up with…

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NMCTR Awarded $30,000 from the Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation»

The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding (NMCT) was the recent recipient of a $30,000 grant from the Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation for our School Outreach Program. A special thanks…

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NMCTR Chosen as Montanita Coop’s MARCH “Round Up for Change” Beneficiary»

NMCTR has been chosen by La Montanita Coop as their March “Round Up for Change” nonprofit.  For the whole month of March when you shop at the Coop (all locations…

It’s All About Alignment and Awareness»

On December 7th, 2019, NMCTR hosted a continuing education opportunity for the volunteers: Horseback Riding 101. I knew when I sent out the invite, that everyone would be thrilled to…

Sensational Sensory Seminar – We need to Listen!»

Giving back to the volunteers of NMCTR has always been a priority for NMCTR. One way we like to do so, is by offering continuing education opportunities. We offer classes…

Good Food, Good Company, Good Learning»

This past week, NMCTR Volunteers enjoyed an evening of homemade dishes, lots of laughter and the opportunity to expand their skills in working with the riders during their lessons at…

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…

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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…

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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…