Cedar Creek

Therapeutic Riding Center

Helping Hands, Helping Hooves, Helping Hearts in Boone County, Missouri since 1988

News and Updates:

  • The 2022 Ride-a-thon is October 30 - come and join us for our biggest fundraiser! Click here for more info.

  • WELCOME Mizzou Service Learning Students! Click here to sign up for your volunteer shift

  • Riders: Need a 2022 physician release form? Separate physician release forms are now available (email it to your doctor to have it filled out!) Check it out on the Rider Registration page.

  • We have a NEW WAY to donate! You can donate securely using Venmo @cedarcreektrc or visit our donate page to scan the code!

  • Interested in donating a horse to Cedar Creek? Read about the kind of special horse we are looking for!

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Lane riding in 1990s

About cedar Creek

Cedar Creek was founded in 1988 and provides comprehensive equine assisted therapy to more than 150 individuals per year. Each Spring, Summer and Fall, hundreds of community members come to Cedar Creek to volunteer their time to be part of the therapy team. All classes include instructors that are certified by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH). Cedar Creek is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and does not receive any United Way, State or Federal funding, but instead relies on the generosity of the community to help keep us in the saddle.

Karen Grindler is the Executive Director of Cedar Creek and a PATH Certified Instructor.