Cedar Creek

Therapeutic Riding Center

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

News and Updates:

  • Get ready for the 2021 Halloween Ride-a-thon! Sunday, October 31 from 9 AM to 3 PM. A spooky, fun fundraiser at the farm to raise funds for Cedar Creek! Check out the 2021 Ride-a-Thon page for more info!

  • Fall 2021: ALL VOLUNTEERS AND RIDERS OVER 12 MUST BE VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM. Masks are required of all participants, regardless of vaccination status.

  • What should I wear to volunteer? Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes that are comfortable for lots of walking. No steel toe shoes please! Dress for the weather, layers are helpful as it can fluctuate quickly in Missouri! All sessions are outside either under a roof or out on a trail in the woods.

  • Fall session starts Wednesday, September 15. Click here for the full schedule.

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

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.