About Forward Stride

Forward Stride is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies. Founded in 2003, Forward Stride is the largest therapeutic center of its kind in Oregon.

  • Our inclusive Riding Program helps children and adults of all abilities develop horsemanship skills, fitness, and self-confidence.
  • Our Rehabilitation Services Program offers people of all ages sessions with licensed physical, speech, and occupational therapists who specialize in using equine movement as a treatment tool in integrated treatment plans.
  • Our Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy Program provides therapy sessions for personal growth and treatment for those with mental disorders.
  • Our Volunteer Program provides many ways to support Forward Stride, learn a lot, and be part of our community through helping with horse care, in therapy sessions, with facility projects, and more.