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Pony Power


(201) 934-1001





Hours of Operation

By appointment only Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

1170 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430 (Bergen)

Schoolkids (5-7 yrs)
Tweens (8-12 yrs)
Teens (13-18 yrs)




We work with individuals with a broad spectrum of developmental and physical disabilities, and life challenges.

Our participants include those with:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delays
  • Mental health challenges
  • Visual and hearing impairments
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Learning Differences
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Loss
  • Life-limiting or life-threatening diseases

Pony Power programming is open to those who need more support or different programming options than traditional equestrian centers offer. There is no need for proof of a medical diagnosis, a doctor’s prescription or an individualized education program (IEP)

Our programs include:

  • Therapeutic horseback riding
  • Horse care and horse handling
  • Garden-based learning
  • Outdoor exploration for babies

Pony Power works with individual families, school groups and organizations. There are multiple ways to become involved:

Click here to learn more about riding and non-riding programs for individuals
Click here to learn about programs for schools and organizations
Click here to support Pony Power through a donation

Eligibility Requirements for Therapeutic Riding

  • Participants must be at least 2.5 years old. There is no maximum age.
  • Participants must be cleared medically to participate and considered safe and appropriate for the activity by Pony Power staff.
  • Participants interested in riding must meet height and weight guidelines as determined by Pony Power staff.
  • Parents/guardians/caregivers must stay on site during individual lessons




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