About Us

Located at Willow Farm in Centerburg, Ohio, and situated on 40 beautiful acres in scenic Knox County,The Shane Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities through innovative equestrian activities.

Founded in 1993 by Karen and Joel Sanchez as Equine Assisted Therapy and renamed The Shane Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship in 2014, it is the oldest therapeutic riding program in Central Ohio and has a reputation for providing safe, quality, family-oriented services that is second to none. We are a proud member of Path, International (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship), who has been a global authority, resource, and advocate for equine assisted activities and therapies since 1969.

Therapeutic riding provides benefits in the areas of therapy, education, sport, and recreation. The active participation required by riding a horse allows people to extend their dreams beyond the confines of their disability.