The NWTRC Mission

"Giving a Leg Up to people of all abilities"


The NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center (NWTRC) is a non-profit Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) center, located in Whatcom County, Washington.  

The center follows stringent PATH Intl. guidelines regarding its personnel, facilities, animals and paperwork. There is strict adherence to the highest national standards of excellence; helping to insure safety of participants, design and maintenance of the facility, and standards of horse care.

The NWTRC currently has the capacity to serve over 60 riders per week. Participants range in age from 4-74 and include individuals physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and sensory disabilities.