Mitey Riders

Union CountyVisit our WebsiteTherapeutic Riding



“To offer effective and creative equine-assisted therapy to children with special needs;
To provide a positive, non-judgmental environment for riders and their families;
To encourage the development of human-animal relationships;
To use our riding activities in support of the goals from other therapies, schools, etc.”


“Misty Meadows Mitey Riders is a therapeutic riding program located in Weddington, NC. Mitey Riders is home to 5 NARHA certified instructors, 70+ special needs children (and their families!), and many amazing equine partners.

The program operates four days a week with the help of over 225 volunteers. Misty Meadows Mitey Riders, Inc. became a 501(c)(3) organization in 1998, and has offered comprehensive equine therapy sessions to special needs children at no cost to their families for fifteen years. Additionally, Misty Meadows Mitey Riders has been a PATH INTL. Premier Accredited Center for ten years.”