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Welcome 

Established in 1986, the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program (STEP) is a charitable, not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organization, registered in NY State, that is dedicated to helping special needs individuals achieve a maximum degree of freedom, independence and mobility through tested and innovative methods of equine assisted therapy and medical rehabilitation. 

About

STEP’s therapists, instructors, and dedicated core of volunteers collaborate to provide equine assisted therapies and activities. 

STEP Professionals in a variety of disciplines, including licensed Physical Therapists, provide individualized treatment planning for each special needs rider.  We also utilized volunteers, horse professionals and specially selected horses to achieve the goals of each rider.

Programs

Our equine assisted therapies and activities include

 

  • Hippotherapy Equine assisted Therapy

  • Our exclusive “STEP-up” program

  • Therapeutic riding Adaptive Riding

  • Driving

  • Competition

  • Special Programs

 

Our Season runs from

March 1 through December 1. 

News & Events

2018 Season has Begun! 

 

KEEP CHECKING HERE & OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR NEW & EXCITING EVENTS & PROGRAMS.

31st year of service to Capital District Special Needs People!

 

OPEN REGISTRATION  begins January 15th and is ONGOING

&

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

Get Involved

If you LOVE HORSES & are able to work with SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATIONS IN A “STABLE ” ENVIRONMENT, this may be the place for you!

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