|Description of Agency||Work 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.