Pegasus Therapeutic Riding

United States

We provide equine-assisted activities and therapies to people with special needs, veterans and at-risk individuals in NY and CT.

News 12 - Westchester
Veterans turn to equine therapy to combat stress levels

Some veterans are using horse therapy to reduce their stress levels. Iraq War veteran Wolf Critton tells News 12 equine therapy is better than any medication he's ever received. "Just being able to get out of our own houses, our own heads, and engaging with animals - that's been with us hundreds of's really cool," says Critton.

The Journal News
Pegasus' horse therapy calms stressed veterans, EMS and COVID workers

It sounded out there - too new-age to some. "Too Zen," Rich Tobin recalled. But now Tobin, a New Rochelle resident, former Marine and former assistant chief of the New York City Fire Department's Bureau of Fire Prevention, talks about how wrong he was about equine therapy.

Pegasus Bucks Tradition With 'Drive-Thru' Horse Show

BREWSTER, N.Y. - The show most definitely did go on. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding wasn't about to let summer slip away without reining in some much needed fun for its clients and their families...not to mention its four-legged friends.

Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Launches New Program for First Responders

Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Brewster NY is honored to launch a program for First Responders and Front Line Workers in partnership with The Mental Health Association in Putnam County and Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. First responders and Front Line Workers have an immense impact on the communities.

Horses Teach Lessons about Emotions

Sami Queen, a student at Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES, with her horse at the Pegasus Farm in Brewster. Photo by Ellen LaneHigh school students enrolled at the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES learned a thing or two about 'horse sense' when visi...