Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA)
Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy was started in 1989 by Steve and Janet Henthorn of Omaha, Nebraska. The program started with one participant, one horse, and three volunteers. We have grown significantly over the years, we now have 22 wonderful therapy horses, 14 PATH, Intl. certified instructors, 10 licensed occupational physical and mental health therapists, and over 150 participants. We also offer services in Adaptive Riding (formerly know as Therapeutic Riding), Therapy Services – specializing Hippotherapy, Equine Services for Veterans, Adaptive Carriage Driving, Day Camps, Life Skills Training and Special Olympics. HETRA is a non-profit 501c3 organization and is currently the only PATH, Intl. Premier Accredited center in Nebraska!
HETRA serves a variety of participants including children and adults with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, brain tumors, head or spinal cord injuries, visual impairments, autism, developmental delays, and strokes.
10130 S 222nd St