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MTRA Yard Sale

  The MTRA yard sale is this Saturday, January 14th from 8:00 until noon.  We will have tack as well as household items for sale.  Proceeds will go towards the purchase of new software to help track the progress of our riders and horses.  We will...

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Keep Our Riders in the Saddle

MTRA has partnered with Omaha Steaks to bring great steaks to your home and help us at the same time!  From now until February 1st MTRA will receive 10% of your purchase of steaks and other items.  Go...

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Christmas Camp Dreamcatcher

Christmas Camp Dreamcatcher

Looking for a great Christmas present for your horse crazy kids or grandkids? MTRA is hosting a one day extensive training camp. Campers will learn horsemanship skills, horse care, grooming and groundwork. Campers will rider in the morning and afternoon....

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Cookbooks For Sale to Benefit MTRA

Cookbooks For Sale to Benefit MTRA

The Wandering Divas of Dunedin have put together a wonderful cookbook with 100% of the proceeds going to MTRA.  The Dunedin Diva Dishes Committee was formed by Judy Groff and Collette Sherwin, with Amy Miller's tech skills  The committee organized the cookbook with...

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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!

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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Jim Hobson Memorial Fund Established

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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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