Work To Ride

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General Information
Description of AgencyWork to Ride, Inc. ("WTR) is a non-profit equine organization that teaches youth's ages 6 to 19 responsibility, work skills and ethics. Using the calming and socializing effects of animal companionship, WTR provides youth with life experiences not ordinarily encountered in an urban environment. WTR places special emphasis on motivation, intellectual development and life skills training. Qualified riding instructions, guest speakers and educational films are part of the basic activities.

Work to Ride provides activities that promote discipline, self-esteem, motivation, social development, life skills, academic achievement and physical fitness through year round programs that encourage long term participation. In addition, educational and cultural resources are provided to participants and the community-at-large, as well as vocational guidance and opportunities for careers in related fields.
Contact Information
Contact's NameDouglass Gaston
Contact's PositionPresident
Contact's Phone215-877-4419
Physical Site Address 198 Chamounix Dr.
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19131
Main Phone215-877-4419
Web Address
Director Information
Director's NameDouglass Gaston
Director's PositionPresident
Director's Phone215-877-4419
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Work To Ride
Affiliated Programs: Work to Ride - Chamounix Equestrian Center - Philadelphia; Fairmount Park
Affiliated Services: Work To Ride - Community Service Learning Credits
Work To Ride - Discovery Day I & II
Work To Ride - Horsemanship Classes
Work To Ride - Riding Lessons
Work To Ride - Summer Camp