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From small beginnings as therapy for World War II veterans, horseback riding for challenged children and adults for therapy, recreation and sport has now spread around the world, bringing exciting benefits. In this book, Daphne Davey unfolds the story of one such program from bud to blossom as the Joyriders Therapeutic Riding Association celebrates its thirtieth anniversary.

Daphne Davey is a freelance editor and writer. She is a certified assistant instructor through the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association.

To order a copy, contact the author at

Price $25.00. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Joyriders.


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"I Can" replaces "I Can't": Therapeutic riding in Atlantic Canada.
By Andy Robb (Atlantic Horse and Pony, January 2010.)

All photos by Daphne Davey unless otherwise attributed.