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Dance Dance Dance Presents Check to MTRA

The 2016 Florida Fun Mini Match Dance Competition was a great success thanks to everyone involved. Sponsored by BG Capital Group, this well attended event featured celebrity dance judges and competitors from far and wide put on their dancing shoes in their quest for...

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Good Deeds 4 Special Needs 5K Run/Walk

Our friends at The Pilot Club of Ocala are hosting a "Good Deeds 4 Special Needs" 5K Run Walk on April 16, 2016 at the Baseline Greenway Trails, 4255 SE 58th Avenue in Ocala, with proceeds to benefit MTRA and the Hillcrest School. This is a signature fundraiser and...

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Mini Match Success Garners Great Publicity

MTRA enjoyed beautiful and talented dancers and huge exposure at the annual Florida Fun Mini Match on January 17, 2016 at the Circle Square Cultural Center in Ocala, Florida. Over 100 heats of dancers competed for generous awards at this well attended event, which...

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MTRA Charity Horse Show 2016

Please help spread the news! We will be having our very first MTRA Charity Open Horse Show on January 31, 2016 at Marion Therapeutic Riding Association's Greenway facility. We have a full schedule of classes for all breeds, including halter, showmanship, English and...

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2016 Florida Mini Match Ballroom Dancing Event

Mary K. Thomas and Dance, Dance, Dance Studio in Wildwood, FL present the Fourth Annual Florida Fun Mini-Match Event on Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at the Circle Square Cultural Center in Ocala, Florida. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit the Marion Therapeutic...

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Grand Oaks Festival of the Trees

Come out to the beautiful Grand Oaks Resort this week and see the wonderful holiday trees that have been set up and decorated by different Marion County organizations, including MTRA! Our tree is a lovely white flocked tree decorated in pastel snowflakes and rocking...

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Autism Summit features Dr. Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin, best selling author and autism activist, spoke at Ocala's Autism Summit held at Central Florida College on November 4th with our MTRA Ambassadors in attendence. Dr. Grandin discussed the importance for the autistic child to develop speech, develop...

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Join our BUY-A-RIDE campaign!

Support our riders through our BUY-A-RIDE campaign! Buy one ride or one session for a deserving rider through your sponsorship, which is deductible as a charitable donation.

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SOCA Trail Obstacle Challenge Championship

Saturday, November 14, 2015 will be place for fun and excitement as riders compete for the Trail Obstacle Challenge Championship at the Florida Horse Park. Hosted by the Southern Obstacle Challenge Association, this is a double point event toward SOCA High Point...

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Dinner and a Movie at MTRA!

Join us on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Marion Therapeutic Riding Association's Greenway facility as we celebrate the connection of horse and humans making magic happen every day. The winner of the Silver Springs International Film Festival for Best Documentary...

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Listen In During Sportsability on Sept 19th!

This Saturday, September 19th beginning at 10:00 am, you'll be able to listen in to the 2015 Fall Opening Ceremonies of the Jacksonville Miracle League as they kick off the Sunshine State SPORTSABILITY® program. MTRA's Executive Director Leslie Gettys will be in the...

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MTRA Rider Memoriam Created for Irene Gentile

MTRA lost a strong supporter and a great friend recently with the passing of Irene Gentile, a certified PATH instructor who devoted many years of her life to our mission as a wonderful instructor, a volunteer and a friend. It was her final wish that donations be made...

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It’s time for the 16th Annual FLORIDA FEAST!

The Marion County Roadbuilders Association proudly presents its 16th Annual FLORIDA FEAST on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, FL. Doors open at 6:00 pm and dinner is served from 6:30-8:00 pm. Featuring an authentic Florida...

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Join us for the 7th Annual CHAIR-ity Event!

On Friday, September 11, 2015 beginning at 5:30 pm at the Ewers Century Center, the College of Central Florida, the Ocala/Marion County Association of Realtors® will be hosting their Seventh Annual CHAIR-ity Event, a tremendous evening that will benefit MTRA and Kids...

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Jammin for MTRA

Welcome to our Jamberry Fundraiser for MTRA! The 30% of all sales are going directly to MTRA. Help support this amazing organization! We will play games, give away prizes, have a raffle and talk about fun nails right here! Jamberry nail wraps offer the hottest trend...

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Annual Meeting for Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

Our Annual Meeting and Board of Director Officers election will be held at 6:00 pm at the Greenway location, 6850 SE 41st Court, Ocala, FL 34480. Anyone who is a member or wishes to become a member may attend. We will also be assigning committee members for the...

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Save the date for the 2015 Chair-ity Event

September 11, 2015 This is a great event and this year, MTRA is one of two primary beneficiaries! Join us as we enjoy great food and refreshments and see the amazing, creative and imaginative chairs designed by local artists, businesses and groups. All chairs are...

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Discover your inner Monet!

SOLD OUT! We will do another painting event this fall, email us if you would like to be notified! Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm at PAINTING WITH A TWIST, 4414 SW College Rd., Unit 370, Ocala, The Market at Heath Brook Whether you've never held an artist's...

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Join MTRA at the Roller Derby

Please join us on Sunday, May 31st for the Ocala Cannibals Roller Derby! There will be a COWBOYS vs. ALIENS Open Scrimmage Roller Derby at SKATE MANIA, 5461 SE Marikamp Rd., Ocala, FL 34480, doors open at 5:00 pm. The first game will be girls, followed by a second...

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