Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center Serving all individuals with unique abilities and health needs

Athletes Helping Athletes supports Ivy Hill!

Athletes Helping Athletes, Inc. has presented Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center with a check to support its programs for special needs children and adults.

The power of participation was on full display on March 16 at the Ivy Hill equestrian facility when Board members from Athletes Helping Athletes presented their check supporting Ivy Hill’s equine therapy programs.

Athletes Helping Athletes (AHA) betters the lives of all athletes by funding organizations that provide specific opportunities for special needs athletes throughout Bucks County and surrounding areas. They also increase awareness and community support through inclusion in local athletic functions and offer extra-curricular events and activities for athletes and coaches to share their experiences as well as their love of sport.

“Athletes Helping Athletes is a big part of the LOVE in our equation Horses + Love = Hope,” said Laura Strausser, Ivy Hill’s Executive Director.Athletes Helping Athletes

Ivy Hill Foundation, Inc., dba Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center (Ivy Hill) is a community-based non-profit 501 (c)(3) located in Perkasie, PA.  Ivy Hill’s mission is to create therapeutic programs for individuals with cognitive, physical, emotional, behavioral and psychological needs utilizing the equine experience.

The Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center is a community-based nonprofit located in Perkasie, PA.  They are currently serving 153 program riders with 15 therapy horses, 32 staff members and 168 volunteers, who have contributed 7,674 volunteer hours in 2018.  In addition to equine-assisted activities, Ivy Hill collaborates with several community partners to provide job training through specialized programs dedicated to an exponentially growing special needs population.