The RTC operates in five, eight-week Sessions throughout the year: Winter, Spring, Summer I, Summer II, and Fall. Each Session consists of consecutive weekly lessons (excluding most holidays) with one week set aside at the end for any makeup lessons needed due to illness, weather cancellations, etc. Each Makeup Week is followed by one week off to allow the therapy horses to rest. Please see the Calendar for Session Dates.
Improves safety and body awareness, fosters responsibility, and uses the horse as a mirror for the client's actions, emotions, and body language.
Location: 557 Love Road Victoria, TX 77904
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 462 Nursery, TX 77976
Donum Dei (Latin meaning “Gift from God”) Incorporated, doing business as The Riding Therapy Center of Victoria, was created in response to God’s love. The purpose of Donum Dei, Inc. is to offer equine- assisted services in an attitude of service to God the Father, God the Son, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in the most Holy Trinity. Our work is done with respect and dignity to all.
PURPOSE: The various forms of therapeutic benefits received through The RTC's programs have shown marked improvement in balance, coordination, fine and gross motor skills, cognitive and social skills, sequential thinking, and increased self-esteem among other numerous benefits all while learning to ride a horse.