The Saddle Light Center is a non-profit organization that offers professional equine therapy to the disabled population of a wide range of ages in the San Antonio area to improve both their self-esteem and quality of life.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide professional equestrian therapy for children, teenagers and adults with neurological, orthopedic, learning, emotional or other disabilities.

Our Horses

It takes a special type of horse to become a therapy horse. Not only does it need to be accustomed to many people nearby but it also must have excellent body movement.

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“Oh my Lord, what else can I do with my son? Theodore is growing up.” Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.  In comes The Saddle Light Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship… Stephanie works with me and Ms. Joyce (Theo’s caregiver) to help Theodore memorize tools for grooming his horse Black Jack…When we would show Theodore the tools he would get so excited … Ms. Joyce and Theodore would play games with the vocabulary.  This experience for Theodore has been awesome. He is excited about going to horse riding therapy…has gained independence by collecting his own supplies and returning to their proper place…has gained the ability to use his louder volume to direct Black Jack and uses his reins for guiding him. He has gained trunk strength and is able to dismount the horse properly.  I had a need for my son to become more independent and reach the next level of learning. Thank you, Stephanie for pushing him to higher ground. Do Not Stop Now, who knows what God has in store for Mr. Theodore.

Dana Anderson, July 2013

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How Can YOU Help

All donations are Tax Deductible!


Volunteers provide critical assistance by spotting and side walking, horse handler, horse care & barn chores.

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Sponsor a Rider

Many of our riders depend on our scholarship program in order to help with the cost of our services.

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Sponsor a Horse

The cost of hay, feed, farrier, shavings and veterinarian care per year is approximately $2,885.00 per horse.

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Shop to Give

Parts of the proceeds from the online shopping that you were going to do anyways can be directed our way.

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Saddle Light Gift Shop

Handcrafted horseshoes, SLC caps, and shirts! Donate to our organization and get a token of our appreciation back!

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General Donations

Donate funds to us directly and we will put the gift to work where it is needed the most.

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Apply to be a
Saddle Light Rider

Do you or a loved one think that you can benefit from this type of therapy? There are some qualifications that must be reviewed in order to participate in the program. There is also funding assistance available to those in need through our scholarship program.

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