Photo by Annie Drabicky
The Ride On Center for Kids (R.O.C.K.), which was founded in 1998, is a facility located at 2050 Rockride Lane that uses hippotherapy and therapeutic riding to improve the lives of the special needs population of Williamson and surrounding counties.
The center has 235 clients ranging in age from 2 to 80 years old with a variety of needs, 24 full- and part-time staff members, 27 horses and 350 weekly volunteers.
“Just being a part of the miracles out here is amazing,” said Dorothy O’Neil, a therapeutic riding instructor.
Clients are offered a variety of services, including speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, hippotherapy, physical therapy and mental health therapies. 930-7625, www.rockride.org.