Work to Ride was recently featured in a local news article. It’s history and a personal narrative by the writer of what it is like to visit Chamounix Equestrian Center are a delightful look for anyone interested in the Work to Ride story. “Every kid deserves food, water, shelter and a pony,” reads one of many slogans at the Chamounix Equestrian Center. Tucked into the North Philadelphia Strawberry Mansion neighborhood, low-income youth have the opportunity to experience English-style horseback riding through a long-term equine sports program called Work to Ride.” “Lezlie Hiner founded Work to Ride in 1994 as a nonprofit program to get the at-risk kids of Philadelphia off the…
We are pleased to announce that Work to Ride has a new website. Newly launched, as of October 3, 2018, it’s expected to work on all mobile devices and meet accessibility requirements. While we continue to add to it, and test it out, please take a look and let us know what you think. Also, check out the video on the homepage. The story of Work to Ride was documented by HBO Sports and the result is the incredible 17 minute video.
Work to Ride’s Summer Camp was recently featured in the media. From mucking stalls to riding tall, Philly kids Work to Ride Like the 30 or so other kids in the Work to Ride program, Mosiah had to prove himself by volunteering in the stables every day after school for three years. Once admitted to the program, they get a stipend — and some seasoned 11-year-olds make $100 a week. And when they turn 16, they’ll begin earning $8.50 an hour with 50-cent raises every six months.
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