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Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center (RTT) was founded in 1993. Our mission is enhancing health and wellness through equine assisted activities and therapies. Located just west of Portland in Windham, Maine, RTT is the state's only year round PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center solely dedicated to Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies. More than 250 clients visit annually, assisted by certified instructors, a herd of 19 horses and over 160 volunteers, all specially trained to assist with therapeutic riding, equine assisted learning, carriage driving and hippotherapy. Riding To The Top is a community based nonprofit, receives no federal or state funding and provides scholarships to over 60% of its clients.

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Riding To The Top is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, volunteers and clients. At this time, programming is limited and only authorized clients/volunteers/staff are allowed on the premises. For more information, please email us at At this time, we need masks of all sizes, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes. Also please visit our website to see how you can help fund some of our incredible programs!

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Maine Region:

Portland and Casco Bay

How to Donate Your Time!

Volunteers Needed?

Age Requirement:



Volunteer  Requirement:

Info. on Donating Time:

To become a RTT lesson volunteer, individuals must complete the RTT Volunteer Registration form and attend a Volunteer Training session. Following training, RTT's Volunteer Coordinator matches new volunteers with available positions. The minimum time commitment for lesson volunteers is 1 term (6-14 weeks). Barn volunteers, event volunteers and group volunteers require no minimum but need to arrange time with RTT's Volunteer Coordinator.

How to Donate Your Stuff!

Material Donations Accepted?


Info. on Donating Goods:

Information on donating material goods:

Some of the stuff we need!

Call to schedule with the office M-F, 9-5. Our phone number is (207) 892-2813.

horse supplies, farm supplies, masks, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes

How to Donate Your Money!

Monetary Donations Accepted?


Info. on Donating Money:

What do the donations help fund?

Everything! Riding To The Top is a community-based nonprofit, receives no federal or state funding and provides scholarships to over 60% of its clients. Donations support our riders, horses and programs.

All links lead to a secure off-site page for making a donation.  Aside from providing a link, How to Help in Maine does not participate in the transaction in any way.  Most of the charities are 501(c)(3) and therefore tax deductible

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