Work To Ride Horsemanship, Equine Sports and Education Program
Capital Campaign Drive
Programs and Forms
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.
In the News
Why I Play: Being black in polo– ESPN Video ; “Philadelphia is home to an exclusive club sport that’s creating opportunities for black youths.”, Feb. 18, 2020
Life Lessons — and Much More — From Polo, Article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, December 3, 2019
NBC News, October 12, 2019:
“The unlikely sport changing lives for Philadelphia kids — polo.” — Watch the 2 minute video.
BBC News October 17, 2019:
Proudly featured in Elle Magazine
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.
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.
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.
Watch the action. Be inspired.
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.Work to Ride Voice of America https://www.voanews.com/episode/confidence-compassion-and-connectivity-4177146
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