girl with therapeutic horseOUR MISSION

The Shea Center is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horse-related programs.

Our History...

Early Years 1979 - 1990

The Shea Center History - Orange County Riding Center, Inc. Sign
  • 45 Clients
  • 50 Volunteers
  • 5 Horses
  • $50,000 Budget

Middle Years 1991 - 2001

The Shea Center History - Fran Joswick Therapeutic Riding Center Sign
  • 100 Clients
  • 100 Volunteers
  • 10 Horses
  • $350,000 Budget

Recent Years 2002 - Present

The Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding
  • 1,000 Clients
  • 800+ Volunteers
  • 22 Horses
  • $3.6 Million Budget