The mission of
Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART) is to help children
and adults with disabilities enhance their developmental growth,
physically, emotionally and cognitively. KART uses a multi-faceted
that involves therapeutic horseback riding, grooming and caring for
the horse and comprehensive classroom instruction.
Despite the unfortunate events that took
place at Washington College,
the 52nd Annual Chestertown Antiques Show &
will take place as scheduled.
Our hearts go out to the student’s family and friends
as we turn ourselves to moving forward as a community.
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What is KART?
1984, Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART) has been
offering much more than a simple pony ride to our challenging
population of riders! As a
Premiere Accredited Center of
International , we offer our participants activities which
benefit their bodies, minds and spirits.
rides a horse, but they also have
"hands on" experience in the stable management program as well as
classroom experiences to enhance their developmental growth.
Children, youth and adults with a wide range of abilities
participate. From pre-school aged students to adults attending the
Easter Seals Camp Fairlee, our riders are diverse.
KART is located
in the beautiful rural area of
Maryland on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. The honor
of caring for our special riders as well as our special horses falls
to our wonderful volunteers. Our volunteers make this program
possible; our expert instructors make it the best. All of
us…riders, volunteers, staff and horses…benefit from therapeutic
KART is a
501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which exists because people
like you generously donate their time and or financial support. To
learn more about volunteering or donating, click on
You Can Help.
To see what KART
is all about, click on A Day at KART.
Even if you are not a horse person,
we will find a use for your talents…volunteer leadership and service
takes many forms…the hard work of our volunteer board members before
the time at the farm is essential to bringing the riders, program
volunteers and donations together! Click
here to find out more!