Volunteers are our strength, and we are always in need of energetic people who love horses, and have a passion for helping people. If you would like to apply to be a volunteer, please fill out our online application.  The application will be directly emailed to Faith Therapeutic Riding Service. 


When you select the link above, volunteer form (a word document) may automatically download to your computer (depending on computer type) or may be saved to your computer.  Fill-out the form in word & print or print and fill-out the form.  

We are a 501 (c) (3) organization.  We are volunteer driven and publicly supported and funded. All donations are tax deductible, please contact us for our Tax ID number.

We ride at a private residence located at 10250 Hwy 93 S, Lolo, Montana. 

Generally, we schedule rides on Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays.  More info here.

Our objective is to to operate in a safe, professionally staffed facility that is easily accessible and conveniently located.  The climate controlled indoor arena at the Natural Horse Arena affords us this opportunity, for which we are grateful.  

FtR exists for the use of anyone that needs or wants  the beneficial therapeutic qualities which can be obtained through interaction with our gentle horses and the guidance of a caring instructor.

"Empowering Individuals with Disabilities through Equine Assisted Activities."

Faith Therapeutic Riding Service, or (FtR), was created to provide people with disabilities with professionally supervised riding sessions; creating opportunity for all people, at all levels of ability, to benefit from the positive impact of equine assisted activities.


We are currently seeking a new individual for this position.  If interested, contact us at 406.219.8387

Vice Chair:
Tara Hays
Path Int'l Certified Instructor
Wife, mother of 3, horse enthusiast

Rebecca King                                                                                                               volunteer for Special Olympics.

Disabilities Advisor:
Jim Chilcote
Veteran, Father, Retired Rail Link Mechanic and longtime
volunteer for Special Olympics.

Executive Director:
Allison Sullivan

If interested in open board positions, we are looking for passionate, motivated individuals; persons with a heart for both equine and individuals with disabilities alike.



We'd like to thank the following people and organizations who support our mission and our work.  It is because of them we are able to operate and offer our unique therapy to those in need.

Thank you to Terri Rupp and Shelley Scott for the use of the beautiful Natural Horse Arena for our 2017 riding season.

The Bley &  McHatton Family's - For the use of your pastures for trail rides and for the FtR Horses over the winter months.

Our wonderful volunteers for all the time, effort, emotion, and love you invest in us; Without you we could not function.

Always, to our Board of Directors for your input and leadership.

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, and supporters for the 2017 riding season:                                                                            

  • Missoula Ace  Hardware
  • Jump 4 Joy                                                                                                                           
  • Sweet Pea Sewer and Septic                                                            
  • Culligans                                                                                                                                       
  • Lillian Nelson and the E3 Convergence Gallery                                             
  • Mary Lindburg                                                                   
  • Walmart (Brooks Street and Mullan Road)
  • Big Sky Equestrian Park (Missoula Horse Council, Inc.)    
  • Opportunity Resources Ranch

Our instructors are PATH certified, and our center is a PATH accredited center.  If you'd like to learn more about PATH, or about becoming an instructor, click below.