Destiny’s Ride Therapeutic Equestrian Riding Program Destiny's Ride Equestrian Center LLC

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Contact Information

Destiny's Ride Equestrian Center LLC
Contact: Jodie Ponkos, Founder & Executive Director
Email Address: jodie@jodieponkos.com
Phone: 518-610-4408

406 Old Post Road Stop 24 Ghent, NY 12075
Area Served: Out of State

Map Location Destiny's Ride Therapeutic Equestrian Riding Program

Narrative

Destiny's Ride offers therapeutic riding to children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and/or social challenges. Utilizing the facilities located at Whispering Pines, Lanesboro, Ma we provide therapeutic riding to individuals with a variety of disabilities.  The founder and Executive Director is an amputee since the age of 16 and a avid horseback rider, and know first hand the physical & emotional benefits that horses can provide for us in our everyday life.

We offer Private & Semi-Private lessons (3 student maximum).  Lessons are available by scheduled appointments, as well as 6 week programs that run 5times a year.  

  Destiny's Ride offers therapeutic riding to children and adults with physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and/or social challenges. We operate year-round at 2  locations one in Lenox Massachusetts and the other in Chatham New York while lessons are by appointment only 

Service Types

  • Adult Day Health
  • Horseback Riding
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Education
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Service Animals
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • All Disabilities
  • Amputations
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Disorders
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Speech Impairment
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicide Loss Survivors
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: PATH Member Center
  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: PATH Licensed therapeutic instructors, Massachusetts licensed instructors