Happy Trails Riding Academy

Visit Us: 2773 E. Oakdale Ave. (Ave. 256), Tulare, CA 93274
Mail Us: P.O. Box 572, Visalia, CA 93279
Call Us: (559) 688-8685 or EMAIL US 

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Mission Statement

Happy Trails Riding Academy is a premier accredited center which enriches the lives of children and adults with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities through equine facilitated therapy. Therapeutic horsemanship has been proven to provide a unique opportunity for self-improvement and independence in a positive learning environment, while offering a challenging alternative to traditional therapy. 

The Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers at HTRA are committed to providing the finest therapeutic riding program in the country. We desire to develop and maintain a reputation throughout the nation, of being a model, premiere accredited PATH International organization for other centers to emulate.


Vision Statement

Our vision is to operate an attractive and quality therapeutic riding facility on our own property, with outstanding, modern facilities in a safe, secure and caring environment. We will we have the best horses possible to meet our program needs and will make sure they are properly treated and cared for. We are committed to expanding our facilities, if financial resources are available, to meet our growth needs. Tack and related equipment will continually be inspected and upgraded to make sure they are safe as possible for our ridership.

It is our desire to continue to increase our client base while providing sufficient staff and volunteer resources to accommodate the growth without detracting from existing programs. We will continue to develop innovative programs which will result in positive therapeutic results for children and adults with disabilities in a nurturing environment. In order to meet our program goals and objectives, it is important that we develop and nurture an ongoing financial support base. This requires we recognize, thank and honor those who faithfully support Happy Trails and continue to increase the number of donors and sponsors to achieve our desired vision.