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.
2021 Summer Riding Camp is Booked Full
Nationally Acclaimed Horsemanship Program & Championship Polo Team
Work to Ride has achieved national recognition, including HBO Sports and newspaper feature stories.
Work to Ride is Nationally Recognized USA Program
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.
Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever
Crossing The Line by Kareem Rosser
BBC Podcast Interview with Kareem Rosser: ‘Horses saved my life’ – how a boy from West Philly made polo history
Kareem Rosser, 28, has written a book about how the Work to Ride program at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia led him to become a polo star. He writes about his experience in his book, “Crossing the Line.”
How to Order
We would like to recommend you purchase your book(s) “Crossing the Line” by Kareem Rosser from Harriet’s Bookshop. She is a black female Philly local independent book seller that we would like to support. Thank you and happy reading!
Work to Ride on Instagram
An educational non-profit founded in 1994.Work to Ride Voice of America https://www.voanews.com/episode/confidence-compassion-and-connectivity-4177146
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.
March 5, 2020: Huge polo arena coming to Fairmount Park in expansion of Work to Ride program; “The new arena will be 45,000 square feet and, according to a presentation made to the Philadelphia Art Commission, will require no city or state funding.” — Source: WHYY, PBS Philadelphia