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The mission of
Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART) is to help children
and adults with disabilities enhance their developmental growth,
physically, emotionally and cognitively. KART uses a multi-faceted
that involves therapeutic horseback riding, grooming and caring for
the horse and comprehensive classroom instruction.
KART in the news!
Therapy Horses Help
By Joanna Sperapani
Elm Staff Writer
Founded in 1984, the Kent
Association of Riding Therapy, otherwise known
as KART, is a non-profit organization that aims
to improve the lives of children and adults
through therapeutic horseback riding and
KART is a program created through the
Professional Association of Therapeutic
Horsemanship International, referred to as PATH
International, which has promoted
equine-assisted activities and therapies, or
EAAT, for individuals with special needs since
1969. KART calls the Worthmore Equestrian Center
in Worton home.
Marco Belperio is the riding instructor for
KART, and is a PATH International Certified
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What is KART?
1984, Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART) has been
offering much more than a simple pony ride to our challenging
population of riders! As a
Premiere Accredited Center of
International , we offer our participants activities which
benefit their bodies, minds and spirits.
rides a horse, but they also have
"hands on" experience in the stable management program as well as
classroom experiences to enhance their developmental growth.
Children, youth and adults with a wide range of abilities
participate. From pre-school aged students to adults attending the
Easter Seals Camp Fairlee, our riders are diverse.
KART is located
in the beautiful rural area of
Maryland on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. The honor
of caring for our special riders as well as our special horses falls
to our wonderful volunteers. Our volunteers make this program
possible; our expert instructors make it the best. All of
us…riders, volunteers, staff and horses…benefit from therapeutic
KART is a
501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which exists because people
like you generously donate their time and or financial support. To
learn more about volunteering or donating, click on
You Can Help.
To see what KART
is all about, click on A Day at KART.