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Spring Cleaning

  MTRA is spring (well summer) cleaning!  We need to get everything spruced up for the upcoming Fall Session.  On Tuesday, July 26th we need some strong backs to help move everything out of the classroom.  On Wednesday, July 27th we will start painting the classroom. ...

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Help MTRA win a Gypsy Vanner

MTRA needs your help! Lexlin Gypsy Ranch is giving away ten horses to therapeutic centers across the country.  The top ten centers with the most votes will win a Gypsy Vanner. Please visit https://a.pgtb.me/HhdMw0 to cast your vote daily. We cannot do it without your...

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Come to the MTRA Yard Sale!

April 8th and 9th, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Lots of saddles, assorted tack and much much more! Location: 6850 SE 41st Court, Ocala, FL 34480 For more information, give us a call at 352-732-7300 or email...

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Jim Hobson Memorial Fund Established

Mr. Hobson was raised in Farmington, Kentucky by family members after losing his father at 5 years old. In Kentucky, he met and married his wife of 52 years, Beverly Looper Hobson, while finishing his Bachelor's degree in Agriculture at Murray State University in...

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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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