704.841.0602 ridewithus@miteyriders.org

 

 

Our Vision

To offer equine-assisted therapy to children with special needs for as long as those needs exist in our world.

 

Our Mission

  • To offer effective and creative equine-assisted therapy to children with special needs
  • To provide a positive, non-judgmental environment for riders and their families
  • To encourage the development of human-animal relationships
  • To use our riding activities in support of the goals from other therapies, schools, etc.

Our Values

Confidence
To develop a relationship with and respect for horses and fellow humans.

Empathy 
The understanding and acceptance of one’s own limitations, and the caring of other with more needs than our own.

Love 
The need to care for and respect animals and people.

Volunteering
For all involved to witness that the program could not exist without people giving their time and energy.

Concentration
The art of practicing focus to achieve all types of goals.

Unconditional Acceptance
For all horses and humans within the program and beyond.