Work To Ride Horsemanship, Equine Sports and Education Program
Founded in 1994, Work to Ride (WTR) is a 501 c3, non-profit community-based prevention program that aids disadvantaged urban youth though constructive activities centered on horsemanship, equine sports and education. The program is housed at Chamounix Stables located in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. Your ongoing donations contribute to the success of the Work to Ride programs. Thank you.
Nationally Acclaimed Horsemanship Program & Championship Polo Team
Nationally Recognized USA Program
Work to Ride has achieved national recognition, including HBO Sports and newspaper feature stories. Get to know the Work to Ride story through media coverage.
- Watch the 17 minute HBO Sports video.
- Proudly featured in Elle Magazine, Polo Ralph Lauren’s Latest Campaign Celebrates Black Equestrians
- We are excited to be chosen as models for Ralph Lauren. Read our story and see the beautiful photography of our riders and horses in Game Changers by Maxwell Williams.
Work To Ride programs and activities are designed to explore new ways of engaging youth in significant educational, social and cultural experiences that are otherwise unavailable. The youth build relationships and develop problem-solving skills through spirited teamwork and cooperation. We offer a variety of affordable and fun ways for children and young people to learn more about a working farm, horses and riding, such as Discovery Days, Horseback Riding Lessons and Summer Camp.
Capital Campaign Drive
Accepting Capital Improvements Fund Donations
In 2019 Work To Ride embarked upon a Facility Capital Campaign to raise the funding to expand it’s youth programming. Facility improvements include renovations to the existing stables, the Chamounix Equestrian Center, and a New Indoor Equestrian Arena.
An educational non-profit founded in 1994. The Work to Ride program serves at risk youth focusing on equestrian activities that keep youth engaged