NMCTR Blog

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…

Healthy Woman Radio Highlights NMCTR Programs»

Jewel Cabeza de Vaca, host of KSFR’s “Healthy Woman” program, interviews NMCTR Program Director and Instructor Ashley Armijo about NMCTR’s programs. The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding is a 501 (c)(3)…

What Therapeutic Riding is All About: Expressions of Joy»

Have you ever seen a therapeutic riding lesson? Do you understand what it is? How it impacts the lives of everyone involved? Well, please check out our video of our…

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