Our dedicated volunteers are the heart of our program as side walkers, leaders, helpers in the barn, and instructors. With over 90 riders each week, we have a large, committed group of volunteers, and welcome more.
Camp Cheerful’s Therapeutic Horsemanship Riding Center is located in the beautiful Cleveland Metroparks Mill Stream Run Reservation in Strongsville.
It gives me immense joy to witness someone, who has a seemingly unending road of struggle ahead, let go of all of their fears, worries, and inhibitions to ride a horse for an hour and enjoy every second. It is a humbling experience in which I contemplate my own life and have gratitude for everything I am blessed with.
Achievement Centers for Children is an authorized licensee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District. Inquiries regarding the cooperative relationship may be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metroparks, 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44144; 216-635-3200.