Join Us for the 2017 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 E-8 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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PETS Start-up Workdays – Help is Needed

Welcome to the start of the 2017 PETS Riding Season

Our season begins next month as work days begin to make our area ready for horses to return and returning riders submit their paperwork.

Here is our 2017 Calendar of Events

Our first workday is to be held on Saturday March, 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Our second workday is Saturday March, 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

 

Returning riders, please submit your completed paperwork by March 15. If you are unable to complete the the required  paperwork before March 15th, please call the barn and let us know so that we can work with you.

Returning volunteers can bring their paperwork to the work days. For safety and liability, only volunteers with current paperwork can be allowed to participate and be on the property. A Volunteer Registration Form can be found here Volunteer Registration Form for anyone who needs one, please bring a completed one for the 2017 Season with you.

Horses are expected to return, depending on the progress of the work days. Returning volunteer training, new volunteer training and rider screening also begins in the first week and second week in April.

For the most up to-date information about what is going on at PETS, Please check the website at https://pgpets.wordpress.com/  and Facebook at http://tinyurl.com/oee25b3

Hope to see you soon,
The PETS Staff
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December Gift Card Orders

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Please check out the December Scrip order form here December Script Order .  It is due to Clareen by December 9th. There is a large selection of useful cards for Holiday giving and most of your everyday shopping needs.

Remember, it doesn’t cost you anything extra (above the cost of the cards) to support our very worthwhile riding Program.  The rebates (see the listed %’s on the order form) count as a tax deduction come April.  So the more you order, the bigger the deduction!

Thank you for your order!

The PETS Board & Staff

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CFC and United Way

Hello everyone,
Hope you are enjoying your time away from PETS.
Flyers for both United Way and the Combined Federal Campaign are here  CFC – 2016 &  United Way – 2016.  PETS depends on donations in order to operate.  Please share these flyers with friends, relatives, and anyone else you know who might be interested.
Thank you for your assistance!
The PETS Staff
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Herbie and Dancer on a Trail Ride

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Holiday Gift Card Orders

Please check out the November Scrip order form here November Scrip Order. It is due to Clareen by November 14th. There is a large selection of useful cards for Holiday giving and most of your everyday shopping needs.

Remember, it doesn’t cost you anything extra (above the cost of the cards) to support our very worthwhile riding Program.  The rebates (see the listed %’s on the order form) count as a tax deduction come April.  So the more you order, the bigger the deduction!

Thank you for your order!

The PETS Board & Staff

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Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

The annual PETS Volunteer Appreciation Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 17th at the 4-H Patuxent Center from 1:00 to 5:00. Join us as our riders receive their Show Off awards and we thank all of our hardworking volunteers for all that they have given to the program this year.

Riders and their families are asked to bring one or more desserts to share. Additional information and directions can be found here Volunteer_Picnic_2016 RSVP if you will or will not be able to attend by calling the barn (301-627-4308) or emailing

Desserts may include fresh fruit, etc.

Hope to see you there!!

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