TTR Programs


TheraPony is for children with cognitive and physical disabilities including cerebral palsy, autism, severe brain trauma, muscular dystrophy and numerous genetic disorders.


TTRiding is for Talisman Teens referred by community-based organizations, educators, and the courts.


Young Adult Therapeutic Riding – for individuals with health conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, obesity, and other life limiting conditions.


Hippotherapy is for adults and children under the supervised instruction of a certified physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech pathologist.

Heroes on Horses

Wounded warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans of all wars as well as First-Responders injured in the line of duty with physical limitations and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.


Sharing horseback riding activities and lessons gives families a chance to interact and cooperate in ways that promote feelings of well- being and connection.  As a family, you laugh and play to together; figure out problems together; and cooperate to achieve a common goal. This activity builds new bonds and stronger relationships. 

Horse Discovery Center (HDC)

(HDC) is for novice horse enthusiasts interested in learning about horses and riding. Maryland State designation. 

Summer Program


The TTR summer program is a specialized week-long mounted and ground activities for groups based on age and physical, cognitive, social, emotional and behavioral health.

Learn to...

    • Groom

    • Tack

    • Lead 

    • Ride

And all the magical treasures hidden within the horse.

   • Crafts

   • Music

   • Nature Trails

   • Stories

   • Movies

   • Scavenger Hunts and much, much more!

Summer Program staff will include equine instructors, special education instructors, teachers, therapists and supportive staff.  Sit down registration will be required by parents/guardians for each student to ensure the quality of preparedness for the staff to meet each child’s individual needs.

Children will learn basic horticultural skills.  They will participate in planting and growing vegetables and flowers, working with dirt, seeds, water and the sun.

Special Guests

    • Artist

    • Face Painter

    • Cowboy

    • Magician