SDTR rider Fabian is all smiles riding Champ SDTR rider Alyssa riding Stormy with Volunteer Donnel SDTR Student Jessica with Willy Wonka SDTR rider Alex riding Stormy with Volunteer Pat SDTR rider Reed on Lucy SDTR rider Sasha riding Willy Wonka with volunteer Keith


We have been serving children and adults with special needs for over 25 years. We provide life-changing equine-assisted therapy.

Welcome to SDTR

Our mission is to provide equine-assisted therapy promoting the physical, emotional and educational growth of children and adults with special needs in our community. We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) affiliated center located in Eastern Sussex County. Presently, we are the only PATH-affiliated center in Sussex and Kent Counties. Our PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructors and trained volunteers have provided planned sessions in equine-assisted therapy to children and adults with special needs since 1988.

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Joey Peet a long-time client of SDTRJoey Peet

A generous $20,000 grant from the Delaware Community Foundation is helping launch a new $1 million project to build a permanent Sussex County home for Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding (SDTR).

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