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The 17th Annual Florida Feast

The 17th Annual Florida Feast

The Marion County Roadbuilders Association proudly presents its 17th Annual FLORIDA FEAST on Thursday, October 20, 2016 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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Twistee Treat Spirit Night for MTRA

Twistee Treat Spirit Night for MTRA

I scream you scream we all scream for ICE CREAM! MTRA Spirit Night at Twistee Treat Ocala is Friday, August 26th. Visit the Twistee Treat location at 2394 SW College Road in Ocala between 11:30 am and 1:00 am, order like you normally do, but BE SURE to let the server...

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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...

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Looking for a rewarding way to contribute to your community?

Looking for a rewarding way to contribute to your community?

Marion Therapeutic Riding Association, Inc. is searching for members of our Marion County community that would like to spend a few hours each month guiding this very worthwhile organization. The board meets monthly for two hours, and members are encouraged to...

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Help MTRA win a Gypsy Vanner

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!

Come to the MTRA Yard Sale!

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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Jim Hobson Memorial Fund Established

Jim Hobson Memorial Fund Established

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 info@mtraocala.org.

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Dance Dance Dance Presents Check to MTRA

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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Good Deeds 4 Special Needs 5K Run/Walk

Good Deeds 4 Special Needs 5K Run/Walk

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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Mini Match Success Garners Great Publicity

Mini Match Success Garners Great Publicity

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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MTRA Charity Horse Show 2016

MTRA Charity Horse Show 2016

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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2016 Florida Mini Match Ballroom Dancing Event

2016 Florida Mini Match Ballroom Dancing Event

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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Grand Oaks Festival of the Trees

Grand Oaks Festival of the Trees

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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Autism Summit features Dr. Temple Grandin

Autism Summit features Dr. Temple Grandin

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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Join our BUY-A-RIDE campaign!

Join our BUY-A-RIDE campaign!

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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Dinner and a Movie at MTRA!

Dinner and a Movie at MTRA!

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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Listen In During Sportsability on Sept 19th!

Listen In During Sportsability on Sept 19th!

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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MTRA Rider Memoriam Created for Irene Gentile

MTRA Rider Memoriam Created for Irene Gentile

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 info@mtraocala.org.

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The 17th Annual Florida Feast

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

Marion Therapeutic Riding Association, Inc. is searching for members of our Marion County community that would like to spend a few hours each month guiding this very worthwhile organization. The board meets monthly for two hours, and members are encouraged to...

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