Join Us for the 2015 Riding Season!

We are Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic Services, Inc. Sponsored by the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission our non-profit organization operates out of Barn W-1 at the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center.

Our 100% volunteer staff provides skill based riding and horsemanship lessons, free of charge, to Prince George’s County residents dealing with various disabilities.

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Work day

We have scheduled a “Work Day” for Saturday, July 18th, from 9AM to 12PM.  We will be working in the turnout area and also cleaning stalls.  If you can come out even for an hour that would be geat. We look forward to seeing you this Saturday.

Thank You

PETS Staff

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Today is the Day: Do More 24-(14 hours left:)‏

Do More 24 Here! Today is the day!

Join PETS and The United Way of the National Capital Area in raising awareness and donations during Do More 24

http://www.domore24.org/#npo/progressive-equestrian-therapeutic-services-inc

PETS has a great opportunity through United Way’s DO MORE 24 campaign to raise funds for the care of our 4 footed friends, Herbie, Wesley, Jake, Romer, Ivy, Dancer and Romeo.

PETS’ riding lessons are provided without charge which equalizes the benefits of riding for all of our students with disabilities.  All services to riders and horses are provided by a care of volunteers. This means that all money received goes to help keep the Program running and keeping our horses healthy and happy throughout the year.

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United Way Online Donation Marathon

United Way is organizing a 24 hour online donation marathon on June 4, and PETS is a lucky participant with our own special donation page!

Spread the word far and wide to friends and family and to all your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram friends.  Tell them why you think PETS is worthy of their donations.  Provide them the address to PETS’ donation page:

http://www.domore24.org/#npo/progressive-equestrian-therapeutic-services-inc

PETS’ riding lessons are provided without charge which equalizes the benefits of riding for all of our students with disabilities.  All services to riders and horses are provided by a cadre of volunteers. This means that all money received goes to help keep the Program running and keeping our horses healthy and happy throughout the year.

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Work Day

We have scheduled a “Work Day” for Saturday, May 9th, from 9AM to 12PM.  We will be working in the old turnout area relocating items belonging to PETS such as poles, plastic fencing, etc. to the new barn (E8).  This is the last weekend that we will be allowed in the old turnout area.

Also, a reminder that Scrip orders are due in Clareen’s hands by Friday, May 8th.

Thank You

The PETS Staff

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Rider Orientation

Rider orientation/reorientation will occur on Tuesday, May 5th and Wednesday May 6th  beginning promptly at 6PM and run until 7PM. All required forms must be completed and turned in and orientation attended before you can ride in lessons.  Regularly scheduled riding lessons will begin on May 12th  for those who have completed their paperwork and attended orientation.

Volunteers are needed for grooming and horse care, etc. each orientation night and may arrive as early as 5:00pm.

The PETS Staff

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May Script Orders

Please support the PETS riding program by using the attached order form ScripOrderForm_May2015.  Orders are due back to Clareen by May 8th

We are coming up to special occasions like graduations, Fathers’ Day, and weddings. As has been stated many times in the past, Scrip cards are not just for giving but for everyday shopping needs as well.

Thank you for your support!

The PETS Staff

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Reminder Returning Volunteer Training Tonight

There will be a training session on Thursday, April 16th for returning volunteers (volunteers who have participated in previous years).  It will take place from 5:30 to approximately 8 PM at Barn E-8.  Please bring a completed Volunteer  Registration Form with you when you come.  An interactive form is attached Volunteer Registration Form

Thank You

The PETS Staff

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